Sunday, February 25, 2007

daft punk duo

Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter are two Paris musicians who make up Daft Punk, one of the most successful movers of electronic music today. Their hits include club anthems such as 'Da Funk', 'One More Time', 'Technologic', and 'Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger'. They've earned three Grammy nominations, among them the 2006 Best Electronic Dance Album for 'Human After All'.

The robot helmets are an essential part of the Daft Punk image. The guys are almost never seen without them. (Hey, don't they just remind you of those robot mimes in the New York subways? The ones with blaring boom boxes?) In an interview, however, the duo admitted that it was partly to make up for their shyness. Shy robots? They're probably not related to the ones in Spielberg's 'The War of the Worlds'.