Daft Punk spent four years and over a million dollars on their quest to revisit the golden age of record production. Mick Guzauski and Peter Franco were with them all the way. Following one of the most ingenious, expensive and lengthy album marketing campaigns in living memory, Daft Punk's Random Access Memories looks set to become the best-selling album of the year. Indeed, its impact is so strong that there's already talk of it becoming one of the best-selling albums of the decade. What's more, Random Access Memories sees Daft Punk throwing down the gauntlet at the entire music industry, challenging almost all current preconceptions about the way in which music is made and how to present and sell it. Most of all, there's the way in which RAM was made and consequently sounds.
Daft Punk Are Calling It Quits
Homework (Daft Punk album) - Wikipedia
The duo produced the tracks without plans to release an album. After working on projects that were intended to be separate singles over five months, they considered the material good enough for an album. Homework 's success brought worldwide attention to French house music. By February , the album had sold more than two million copies worldwide and received several gold and platinum certifications.
Daft Punk’s Discovery concept art and lost interview appears on new Spotify playlist
Just after iconic dance music innovators Daft Punk announced their split earlier this week, EMI has announced that the duo's earliest albums, Homework and the Alive live album that followed, will be re-issued on vinyl today. Homework was Daft Punk's debut album, also released in Alive was recorded at Birmingham's Que Club that same year.
Daft Punk said goodbye without saying it. The Parisian duo, who were responsible for some of the most celebrated and popular dance songs ever made, broke the news of the end of Daft Punk with an eight-minute video titled "Epilogue" via YouTube. It was an excerpt from their avant-garde science fiction film , Electroma , in which two robots, representing Daft Punk's real-life Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, venture into a desert where one gets blown up. An image of two robot hands forming a triangle then flashes on-screen with the time-stamp: No explanation was given for the cultural gut-punch, but their publicist confirmed: Daft Punk is no more.