Sunday, October 14, 2012

Benoit & Sergio - "New Ships (Original Mix)"

The Washington D.C. based duo Benoit & Sergio have been dishing out some quality genre-bending electronic music for a while now with a wide variety of influences.  They recently professed their love for their french colleagues - a french duo you might have heard of - in the form of their bold cover of "Around the World".  Their latest track to see the light of blog also pays perhaps an even more direct hommage to Daft Punk.  Despite the vocals being very characteristic of the D.C. duo, from the choppy riff and snarly bass guitar at the start till the funky vocoded synth lead that shows up at around the 2 minute mark, "New Ships" is Discovery-era Daft Punk with a modern twist:

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