Ever since they worked on the brilliant score for the Tron: Legacy movie, we haven't heard as much original material from French dance music icons Daft Punk in quite sometime. All we know is that the duo have collaborated on some tracks with dance industry legends Nile Rodgers and Georgio Moroder.
Now Rodgers, who has given us amazing disco tracks from the likes of Chic, Madonna, David Bowie, Sister Sledge, and Diana Ross, to name a few spilled a little tea to MixMag about his upcoming collaboration with the duo: “All I can say is those guys are geniuses and to think that after all these years we’ve been trying to get together, they just show up at my apartment in New York City and the vibe between us is so powerful and so strong – it’s unbelievable.”
Here's what Rodgers also had to say about working on their forst track together back in February in his New York apartment: “Every track they played I just ran across the room and got my guitar and started playing and we were all dancing around my dining room having the time of our lives,” he told music blog Faster Louder.
“Spiritually and artistically working with them was as good as anything I’ve ever done,” he tells Mixmag. “It’s as great as being in a studio with [David] Bowie, it’s great as being with Bernard Edwards, and it’s as great as the best stuff I’ve ever done with [Duran] Duran or Madonna.”
“It’s going to be so cutting edge that people aren’t going to expect what they’re doing,” he adds.
Okay Nile you've done an excellent job on pitching us this highly-anticipated new album. I was already excited for a new DP album (their last album came out in 2005) and now the anticipation is killing me. I'm ready for DP to come back and once again change the face of EDM.
For those who have not experienced their genius, listen to their 2007 Alive concert below...
1. "Robot Rock" / "Oh Yeah"
2. "Touch It" / "Technologic"
3. "Television Rules the Nation" / "Crescendolls"
4. "Too Long" / "Steam Machine"
5. "Around the World" / "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger"
6. "Burnin'" / "Too Long"
7. "Face to Face" / "Short Circuit"
8. "One More Time" / "Aerodynamic"
9. "Aerodynamic Beats" / "Forget About the World"
10. "The Prime Time of Your Life" / "The Brainwasher" / "Rollin' & Scratchin'" / "Alive"
11. "Da Funk" / "Daftendirekt"
12. "Superheroes" / "Human After All" / "Rock'n Roll"