Pick any Daft Punk song or album from its 20-year history, and it sounds good enough to be released tomorrow. Daft Punk is conceptual, simple, cinematic, and timeless. Ranking this music is almost impossible, but here are Billboard's top 20 Daft Punk songs. "Doin’ It Right" feat. The song hits its peak with layered robotic vocal harmonies that throw back to Discovery-era textures. It's got great groove, and to think, it's only clocking 100 bpm. - "Revolution 909".
French electronic music duo Daft Punk has released four studio albums, two live albums, one compilation album, one soundtrack album, three remix albums, two video albums, twenty-two singles and nineteen music videos. Group members Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo met in 1987 while studying at the Lycée Carnot secondary school. They subsequently recorded several demo tracks with each other, forming Daft Punk in 1993
As Frenchmen who speak English fluently, Daft Punk's members are redefining pop music while handling Grammy-winning fame on their own terms. Thomas Bangalter, left, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk in a 1995 photo. At right, Daft Punk accepts the Grammy for record of the year on Sunday. Piers Allardyce, Rex Features; Robert Gauthier, Los Angeles Times). To the pop cognoscenti, the French dance-music duo Daft Punk exists as an ideal, modern musicdom's most consistent, influential, enigmatic trailblazer, in addition to being crowned the major winner of the 2014 Grammy Awards by scoring record of the year and album of the year trophies
Discovery is the second studio album by French electronic music duo Daft Punk, released on 26 February 2001 by Virgin Records. It marks a shift from the Chicago house sound prevalent on their first studio record, Homework (1997), to a house style more heavily inspired by disco, post-disco, garage house, and R&B.
Daft Punk's best album in a career that's already redefined dance music at least twice. It is, in short, a mind-blower.
Nile Rodgers: New Daft Punk Album ‘Went Back to Go Forward’. The title captures the duo’s endless fascination with blurs between humans and technolog. e were drawing a parallel between the brain and the hard drive – the random way that memories are stored, says Thomas. and their endless fascination with the past. 2001’s Discovery was in part a backward-looking concept album about revisiting the funk, disco and soft-rock of Thomas’ and Guy-Manuel’s childhood. While recording, Daft Punk found time in their schedules to jam with Kanye West for his next album. At their Paris studio, they laid down a combination of live and programmed drums while Kanye worked out rough vocals on the fly. It was very raw: he was rapping – kind of screaming primally, actually, Thomas says.
Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo composed of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. The group has gained a cult following on the Internet, with many of their hit songs commonly used in remix videos on YouTube.