Daft Punk, the Parisian duo liable for among the hottest dance and pop songs ever made, have cut up. They broke the information with an 8-minute video titled “Epilogue,” excerpted from their 2006 movie Electroma. Asked if Daft Punk have been no extra, their longtime publicist Kathryn Frazier confirmed the information to Pitchfork however gave no cause for the breakup. Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo fashioned Daft Punk in Paris in 1993, serving to to outline the French contact fashion of home music. Their debut album, 1997’s Homework, was a dance music landmark, that includes traditional singles “Around the World” and “Da Funk.” By the discharge of its follow-up, Discovery, in 2001, the duo had taken to creating public appearances within the robotic outfits that grew to become their trademark. The singles “One More Time” and “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” cemented them as international superstars. Their imprint within the fashionable creativeness continued to deepen in subsequent years, with information together with third album Human After All, reside LP Alive 2007, and the Tron: Legacy soundtrack album. Twenty years into their profession, Daft Punk blew up as soon as extra with “Get Lucky,” the lead single of their 2013 album Random Access Memories. The ubiquitous single offered hundreds of thousands of copies around the globe and gained two Grammys for the duo and friends Nile Rodgers and Pharrell Williams; follow-up single “Lose Yourself to Dance,” additionally that includes Pharrell, picked up a handful extra awards. Random Access Memories, which is their final album thus far, led to a spectacular Coachella headline set that encapsulated their magic and mythology. “When you understand how a magic trick is completed, it is so miserable,” Bangalter instructed Pitchfork in a 2013 cowl story. “We give attention to the phantasm as a result of freely giving the way it’s accomplished immediately shuts down the sense of pleasure and innocence.”The album earned Daft Punk three additional Grammys, together with Album of the Year. The yr of its launch, they have been additionally credited with co-production on a number of tracks from Kanye West’s Yeezus, together with the formidable opening trio of “On Sight,” “Black Skinhead,” and “I Am a God.” They would go on to collaborate with the Weeknd on the 2016 single “Starboy”—Daft Punk‘s first Billboard singles chart topper—in addition to “I Feel It Coming.”