Saturday, April 13, 2013

Daft Punk Feature Episode Three from "The Collaborators"

With album details out for the highly anticipated fifth studio album Random Access Memories (May 21st), Daft Punk recently introduced a video series, titled "The Collaborators." The first episode features Giorgio Moroder (disco music pioneer), where he speaks about his music, recording with Donna Summer and the use of synthesizers. He also goes into detail about his first Daft Punk experience, which can be seen here.

Episode two features Producer Todd Edwards, revealing his contribution to the album. Edwards worked with Daft Punk on the track "Face to Face" from Discovery. He also mentioned he spent about three weeks with the duo, contributing his "cut-up" method to an "unspecified song," noting "two androids bringing soul back to music. Episode two can be seen here.

Nile Rodgers is featured in their latest video, speaking of his membership with the Disco-Soul group "Chic." Explaining what it was like to work with "contemporaries," he expressed, "they went back to go forward." The latest installment can be viewed in greater detail below.

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