Homework

Daft Punk - Homework
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
1997 Ratings: #28 / 77
User Score
Based on 624 ratings
1997 Ratings: #46
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CRITIC REVIEWS

83
Entertainment Weekly

Daft Punk never forget to let their playful, hip-hopping ambient techno keep turning the beat around, making Homework ideal disco for androids.

70
Slant Magazine
Led by hits like the unrelenting “Da Funk” and the dizzying “Around the World,” the album is a savory mix of borderline-cheesy filtered loops and super-simple drum machine beats and basslines.
70
NME

This is a mighty mash-up of a debut which radically redefines France's pop credentials. And Daft Punk probably make a tasty quiche too.

Tielur
60
I never did my homework to be frank.
Plats
80
An EDM classic, Daft Punk’s debut, “Homework” is danceable as all hell with plenty of playful, funky sounds while also experimenting with different genres. It can be a little bit grating at times though.

Fav Tracks: Revolution 909, Around The World, Da Funk, High Fidelity, Alive, Burnin’, Phoenix, Indo Silver Club, Rollin' & Scratchin'

Least Fav Track: Fresh

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Getoutdakitchen
86
"Homework" is an extremely experimental house album, it's loud and brutal thumps either make a track on here really danceable and enjoyable, or just go for something really loud and abrasive, but most of the time even that creates great songs.

Frankly, I love most of these experiments, there's so many amazing tracks on this thing that offer very funky and groovy electronic melodies and great hard hitting precussion that makes you want to go a 90's themed discoteche, you could ... read more
eliiiiiiii
100
This is my favorite studio album by Daft Punk. Holy crap, this sounded like nothing ever heard before this, it's so different than any other record they've done, it's such an amazingly crafted, innovating, and fresh house record. I love the rawness of the production in this album, I love how catchy every song is, I love the whole aesthetic that runs through all of this record. Daft Punk is such an interesting and creative band and this record is the perfect example of that, no one else made ... read more
exception
68
this wasnt a bad album, i just wasnt using this as it is meant to be used: for dancing. its a good LP with some catchy tracks and really great production, i just cant find myself ever going back to this, unless i need dance music for whatever reason. for the time it was released, it's a big step for electronic music. but when i have many more options at my disposal now, this isnt what i would go to.
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Track List

  1. Daftendirekt 
  2. WDPK 837 FM 
  3. Revolution 909 
  4. Da Funk 
  5. Phoenix 
  6. Fresh 
  7. Around The World 
  8. Rollin' & Scratchin' 
  9. Teachers 
  10. High Fidelity 
  11. Rock'n Roll 
  12. Oh Yeah 
  13. Burnin' 
  14. Indo Silver Club 
  15. Alive 
  16. Funk Ad
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Added on: August 3, 2011