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Daft Punk: Homework (Virgin)

Calvin Bush, Muzik, February 1997

PHIL SPECTOR would have been proud. If there's one trick the French pair can pull off with constant aplomb (and they do it repeatedly across their debut), it's to build those "wall of sound" vibes to powder-keg levels. Except that the DP's prefer stomping Chi-house beats and twisted analogue tomfoolery to the orchestrated splendour and helium vocals of the famous pop producer.

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