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Daft Punk Previews New Music as Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Rock 'SNL'

March 4, 2013 (4:23 am) GMT
Electronic dance duo Daft Punk and the rap twosome of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are the musical pairs that spice up the Kevin Hart-hosted episode of 'Saturday Night Live'.

The -hosted episode of popular variety show " showcased two sets of 'dynamic duos' on Saturday, March 2. Electronic dance music act dropped a very short 15-second trailer on their new music while the rap pair of and Ryan Lewis served as the night's musical guest performers.

Daft Punk premiered their new music by way of a brief teaser that featured a sparkling Daft Punk logo and the famous pair's robot masks. A sampling of what seems to be their new disco-tinged track played as accompanying audio to the simple yet eye-catching visuals.

The trailer is believed to be an ad/promotional clip to usher in the new album of the French duo of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. The two ended an eight-year recording drought by signing up with Columbia Records. The musical acts reportedly featured in the much-awaited new project include producer Nile Rodgers, disco icon and Chilly Gonzales.

Meanwhile, funky pair Macklemore & Ryan Lewis made their big "SNL" debut with a double dose of rap. Ben Haggerty, in his eye-catching red get-up, and his producer Lewis, in a less flamboyant suit, brought the house down with live performances of their chart-topper "Thrift Shop" (with guest vocalist Wanz) and "Can't Hold Us" (with guest vocalist Ray Dalton). Both of the songs were played with a complete horn section for a rocking performance.

Daft Punk teases new music:


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis perform "Thrift Shop":


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis perform "Can't Hold Us":


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