Few names in EDM carry the kind of weight that Daft Punk does. The French duo – which consists of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter – made a lasting mark on the world of dance music with 1997’s Homework, but instead of fading into obscurity like so many of the genre’s other elder statesmen, their influence has endured through their last full-length effort, Get Lucky. For this reason, it’s no wonder that the EDM community is rejoicing over murmurs that they’ve got a new album in the works.
And speaking of elder statesmen, the information comes from none other than Paul Johnson – a proper Chicago house legend in his own right whose track “Hear The Music” inspired Daft Punk to create house music in the first place. As such, it’s quite fitting that according to Johnson, the upcoming album will mark the duo’s return to house.
The rumor initially arose in the comments of an image Johnson posted to Facebook of a vintage concert poster, whose gig the two acts headlined:
Considering Daft Punk‘s equity in Tidal, it stands to reason that the initial release could happen on the new platform. Though at this time, that’s unconfirmed.
Until we get some more concrete details on the album, tell us, what do you think/hope the duo have planned for us? Sound off below!