[re-posted from eldoradobar.com]
By this point, even your grandmother knows about Daft Punk’s new album “Random Access Memories” dropping on Tuesday, May 21st. Everyone here at El Dorado is so excited for the release that we’ve decided to throw a listening party for the new record, where we’ll be playing the album in its entirety. And to make the night even that much more special, we’re bringing in a special Funktion One sound system to provide the highest fidelity possible – this is Daft Punk, after all. Our good pals and fellow dance music lovers Adam Salter, Kanye Asada, and Steve McQueen will be on hand to provide a groovy soundtrack for the evening before getting to the main event, “Random Access Memories” played cover to cover.
Hype has been building over the past several weeks for “Random Access Memories”, as Daft Punk – in their signature, calculated style – have carefully released teasers for the album through :15 Saturday Night Live commercials, web-documentaries discussing the collaborators on the album, and with clever campaigns at SXSW and Coachella, the latter of which they used to premier Pharrell’s vocals on “Get Lucky”. For more information on the album, Rolling Stone has a terrific article delving more into the development of the album.
We felt there was no better way to celebrate what should be a fantastic new release: a dance floor filled with good friends, great drinks, and killer sound. We look forward to seeing everyone there, and in case your grandmother actually DOES know more about music than you, here’s the official teaser to Daft Punk’s first single featuring Pharrell – “Get Lucky”
El Dorado, Music is 4 Lovers, & BLK OWL present: Random Access Memories Listening Party takes place on Tuesday, May 21st at El Dorado Cocktail Lounge.