Daft Punk have their long awaited 4th album Random Access Memories set to release on Columbia Records May 21st, and have teamed up with The Creator’s Project for a new web series about their iconic new album. In this first episode the documentary sits down with Singer / Song-writer / Record Label Owner Giorgio Moroder. He talks about some of their old tracks like “One More Time” and other points including the Daft Punk robots adding a human touch to today’s dance music.
Daft Punk have also announced they have brought songwriter Paul Williams, Chic frontman Nile Rodgers, and musician Chilly Gonzales to assist with their latest album. It sure to bring a blast of soul and live music back to the mainstream worldwide.
Daft Punk | Random Access Memories | Short Documentary: The Collaborators: Giorgio Moroder
There are so many rumors surrounding Daft Punk how are you ever supposed to know what to believe? Well today we get the true confirmation from the duo themselves from their website in the form of releasing the album artwork for their 4th album release. The cover shows both members helmets spliced together, as well as the Columbia Records logo. This confirms everything, the group will be releaseing their latest artist album through American based Columbia. The wait is almost over, we will finally get some new Daft Punk music since they scored the Tron: Legacy soundtrack.
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Although Daft Punk might not be headlining Coachella, we do get to confirm the other huge rumor of the duo putting out some new music. It has been 8 years since their last true album, and 3 since they scored the entire Tron: Legacy sountrack. The waiting is now over as Le Parisen, one of the biggest French publications just released details on the group signing with Sony Records imprint Columbia Records. This is a huge label jump from British based EMI, who has been home to the group’s first 3 records. Guy-Manuel of Daft Punk in let the details slip while talking with friends at the album release party for his friend Kavinsky in France.
Once the deal with Sony / Columbia has been finalized, they are set to worldwide release this spring.
What direction do you think Daft Punk will take?
Source: Le Parisen
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