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Legendary duo Daft Punk split up after 28 years

Legendary duo Daft Punk split up after 28 years

The legendary Electronic Music duo Daft Punk split up 28 years after forming in Paris, France.

The French duo made the announcement by posting an eight-minute video clip titled “Epilogue” on their Official Website, Facebook and YouTube pages.

The clip is taken from their 2008 film Electroma and features the iconic moment out in the desert, before displaying a brand new graphic that proclaims ‘1993-2021’.

It’s a typically ambiguous way for the robots to sign out after nearly three decades. However, the band’s publicist Kathryn Frazier has confirmed that this is indeed the end.

As yet there is no more information on the robots’ reasons for breaking up, however we will report more news as soon as we receive it.

The band hasn’t released an album since 2013’s ‘Random Access Memories’, their biggest-selling LP and an opus that saw them move away from the dancefloor and toward more conceptual, grandiose music.

In hindsight, ‘RAM’ was a fitting final LP for Daft Punk, who made dance music history by releasing three highly influential albums – ‘Homework’, ‘Discover’ and ‘Human After All’ – as well as two incredible live albums between 1996 and 2007.

This period of fervent activity and world tours – during which they helped invent French touch and later the French electro sound, and set the blueprint for the dance music live show with their Pyramid production – wrote them into dance music history as one of the most popular and mythologised acts of all time.

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Written By: Philip Panov

Founder / Director of The Sound Clique