Daft Punk has a long history with anonymity-granting uniforms. In the beginning, the duo wore black bags on their heads, and the first version of their helmets featured wigs: one with straight, fluid hair for Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo; one with curly hair for Thomas Bangalter. The illuminating cover story excerpt that follows is a reminder that no matter why the robo-dance Parisians wear them, their helmets are an inescapable part of why we can't get enough of Daft Punk.
Daft Punk are a French house band consisting of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel De Homem Christo. Famous for their futuristic robot helmets and spectacular live concerts, they have released several groundbreaking and influential albums as well as critically acclaimed film work.
"Starboy" is a song recorded by Canadian singer The Weeknd for his third studio album of the same name. It features French electronic duo Daft Punk. The song achieved Diamond in sales
Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo was born in the Paris, France suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine. He is of Portuguese descent: his great-grandfather was the writer and fascism advocate Homem Cristo Filho, whose father was the military figure Francisco Manuel Homem Cristo. In a video interview, Homem-Christo stated that he was given a toy guitar and keyboard at around seven years of age. He was eventually given an electric guitar at age 14. He has also stated that he uses a guitar when writing music.
Thomas was born in Paris, France. He began playing the piano at the age of six. Bangalter stated in a video interview that his parents were strict in keeping up his practice, for which he later thanked them. His father, Daniel Vangarde was a famous songwriter and producer for performers such as the Gibson Brothers, Ottawan, and Sheila B. Devotion. As expressed by Bangalter, "I never had any intention to do what my father was doing." Bangalter met Guy-Manuel while attending the Lycée Carnot school in 1987
An unscrupulous music executive and his flunky kidnap an alien, blue-skinned techno band, rob them of their identities, pass them off as human, and foist them on an unsuspecting public on Earth. After their arrival and their impact on the human population, the members of the band try to piece back their identities, escape from the clutches of the evil music executive, and return to their own world.
Daft Punk's Electroma is an odyssey of two robots who journey across a mythic American landscape of haunting, surreal beauty on a quest to become human. Their symbolic quest, which takes them from endless two lane highways to small idyllic towns to the arid desert, finds Daft Punk once again resisting conformity and developing new ways to highlight their inventive vision. A silent feature-length film that made its international debut at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, Electroma will interest Daft Punk fans and film enthusiasts alike. With its breathtaking cinematography, innovative filming techniques, and above all its underlying search for humanity within a dystopian environment, Daft Punk have delivered a film that finds a common thread with their previous work while exploring new horizons as directors of their first feature film
Videos include: Da Funk, Around the World, Burnin, Revolution 909, Fresh, Rollin and Scratching live in L.A. Also includes exclusive unreleased material, behind the scenes documentaries, remixes from Armand Van Helden and more. in the videos, there is no cohesive plot connecting any of the episodes. Featuring five singles and an album track from their critically acclaimed debut album, Homework, each of the music video features a "making of" documentary except for the album track "Rollin' and Scratchin'" since its music video is merely a live performance in Los Angeles, California.