Lauded as an unparalleled useful resource for longtime followers of the robots, Gabriel Szatan’s hotly anticipated guide additionally quotes members of Daft Punk’s “internal circle.”
The “lineup” of contributors to a brand new guide about Daft Punk’s legacy places any music competition invoice to disgrace.
Authored by esteemed music journalist Gabriel Szatan, After Daft: The Rewiring of twenty first Century Tradition options over 100 contributors, in response to a press launch shared with EDM.com.
The sheer scope of Szatan’s topics paints an image of an encyclopedic, no-stone-unturned stomach flopper into the deepest depths of the Daft Punk mythos. The guide quotes members of the legendary robots’ “internal circle,” together with the chief workforce at Virgin France who developed them of their adolescence and the artistic unit behind Daft Trax, their file firm fashioned in 1997. Contributors from that period embody Pedro Winter, Daft Punk’s ex-manager and head of Ed Banger Data; Kitsuné’s Gildas Loaëc, former label supervisor of Crydamoure and Roulé; and Daniel Vangarde, Thomas Bangalter’s father.
Lauded as an unparalleled useful resource for longtime followers of Daft Punk, After Daft incorporates excerpts of greater than 250 hours of conversations. It additionally contains insights from quite a lot of Daft Punk’s storied collaborators, like DJ Falcon, Todd Edwards, Panda Bear and Stardust’s Alan Braxe in addition to members of the studio groups behind 2010’s timeless TRON: Legacy soundtrack.
Extra contributors embody Porter Robinson, Madeon, Kavinsky, TNGHT, Disclosure, Carl Craig, Boys Noize, Annie Mac, Kevin Saunderson and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij.
Porter Robinson, Madeon, TNGHT, Disclosure, Boys Noize and plenty of extra contributed to “After Daft: The Rewiring of twenty first Century Tradition,” Gabriel Szatan’s hotly anticipated guide about Daft Punk.
“To tally the complete scope of the A.D. period, it is advisable place as a lot emphasis on the After because the Daft,” Szatan mentioned. “We went into the undertaking questioning: what if there was a more energizing and extra compelling approach to body this transformative age in tradition?”
“That’s why After Daft is artist-led, to inform an genuine story via the eyes of those that formed it: musicians from totally different backgrounds and disciplines whose lives interacted in fascinating methods, unsung creatives who oil the business machine, in addition to numerous artists that thrived because the ceiling was raised on dance and digital music’s artistic potentialities and immense world recognition,” he added.
The hardback version of After Daft: The Rewiring of twenty first Century Tradition will launch within the spring of 2024 and is now out there for pre-order.