Daft Punk hangs up the headphones. The iconic French electronic duo, known for mixing house, pop, disco and funk while typically appearing in robot headsets, announced the end of their music career with an eight-minute clip from their 2006 film, Electroma, posted on YouTube.
Daft Punk is now a thing of the past. The iconic French group announced the news through a clip, titled “Epilogue,” which shows Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo programming Thomas Bangalter to self-destruct in a desert, followed by a sunrise soundtrack to the song. The group’s 2013 “Touch”.
Formed in Paris in 1993, the group brought the French underground house scene to the charts with hits like One More Time, Da Funk and Around The World.
In 2006, Daft Punk toured for the first time since 1997 following the release of his third album, Human After All, in 2005.
Their performances were highly regarded, including a Coachella set in 2006 considered one of the best in festival history. This tour, the last of the duo, was recorded in the album Alive 2007.
Along with the release of their own film, Electroma, Daft Punk marked the 2010 film Tron: Legacy. In 2013, Daft Punk released his fourth and final album, Random Access Memories. It featured musicians including Pharrell, Julian Casablancas of The Strokes and Panda Bear, and it became the band’s No. 1 debut album.
“Get Lucky”, with Pharrell, was the duo’s biggest hit, which won Grammy Album of the Year, as well as Record of the Year and a host of other accolades, giving the group six Grammys. in total.
Following Random Access Memories, Daft Punk co-produced Kanye West’s 2013 album, Yeezus, and produced two songs for the Weeknd: “Starboy” and “I Feel It Coming”. Last year, the duo released bonus tracks from the Tron soundtrack.