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Daft Punk: Guildhall, Southampton

Calvin Bush, Muzik, December 1997

YOU COULD probably count the number of truly functioning live house acts on the cuticle of Mr Fingers' smallest digit. It's computer music, no fancy instrumental frippery, right? It's about blokes looking not entirely riveting behind banks of keyboards. Only when it falls back on those hoary old rock clichés like guitar histrionics and a drool-inducing singer does it ever make any sense.

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