Lauded as an unparalleled useful resource for longtime followers of the robots, Gabriel Szatan’s hotly anticipated e-book additionally quotes members of Daft Punk’s “inside circle.”
The “lineup” of contributors to a brand new e-book about Daft Punk’s legacy places any music pageant invoice to disgrace.
Authored by esteemed music journalist Gabriel Szatan, After Daft: The Rewiring of twenty first Century Tradition options over 100 contributors, based on 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 e-book quotes members of the legendary robots’ “inside circle,” together with the chief group at Virgin France who developed them of their early life and the artistic unit behind Daft Trax, their file firm shaped 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 comprises excerpts of greater than 250 hours of conversations. It additionally contains insights from a variety 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.
Further 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 e-book about Daft Punk.
“To tally the total scope of the A.D. period, you could place as a lot emphasis on the After because the Daft,” Szatan stated. “We went into the mission questioning: what if there was a more energizing and extra compelling strategy 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 completely 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 reputation,” 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 accessible for pre-order.