The French House duo Daft Punk formed by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter came to an end today.
A video uploaded on their official channel today titled “Epilogue,” taken from their avant-garde science fiction film Electroma (2006) confirms the breakup.
The duo composed and produced some of the most important dance classics, including “Around the World”, “Da Funk”, and “Alive” from their debut album “Homework”.
Only after the release of Discovery, Daft Punk started promoting their robot look that we all know today.
Their biggest hits were “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” and “One More Time”.
In 2013 Daft Punk hit us one more time with a major hit titled “Get Lucky” collaboration with Pharell Williams and Nile Rodgers from their latest album “Random Access Memories”. “Get Lucky” received 2 Grammys and their album was chosen as Album of the Year, putting the french artists in the spotlight once more.
Daft Punk also Ghost Produced a few major hits, some of the most recent ones were Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead,’ and “I Am a God.” for his Yeezus album. They later collaborated with The Weeknd on “Starboy”. in 2016 and “Hurt You” in 2018.
Thomas Bangalter & Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo were very active in the Ghost Production world since their early days, they produced Bob Sinclar’s song “Paradise” in 1998 as well as “See Me Now” by Cassius in 2006. In 2010 Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo co-produced Kavinsky’s “Nightcall”.
Besides their music, Daft Punk are well known for their visual identity, they are some of the most legendary artists we will ever get to see in the Electronic Music World.
Checkout some of the tracks inspired by Daft Punk’s style of Disco House
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