The Daft Punk rumor mill is an active hotbed of activity whenever any glimmer of hope is provided that the duo may re-appear from relative obscurity. As it’s been proven over the last half-decade since the French powerhouse went into hibernation, the Internet loves going bats*** over these sorts of stories and obviously we’re predisposed to want these kinds of rumors to be true, regardless of a lack of credible sources. The latest word is that DP will be doing a free show on Wednesday on the steps of The Capitol during South-by-Southwest. With Prince doing a show and Depeche Mode making an appearance, the star power at this year’s event could be the at its highest level in the annual marathon’s history.
For now, we’ll file this under if-it-sounds-too-good-to-be-true-then-it-probably-is but if we hear anything else on this, we’ll be sure to pass it along.
— Berg (@BenBergg) March 11, 2013
— moist‿things (@moist_things) March 10, 2013
The poster up above is apparently a fake (cool fan art nonetheless):
— SoSimpull (@SoSimpull) March 11, 2013
The jokes are flying in…
Daft Punk already performed. It was at a secret venue at a secret time. No one knew about it except them.
— edm (@edm) March 11, 2013
And, for good measure, there’s this: