Daft Punk fan compiles list of 500 albums of musical influences linked to duo

Daft Punk fan compiles list of 500 musical influences

Daft punk are no ordinary duo. Considered by many to be an integral force in the impact of electronic music as a whole, the French duo helped propel dance music into the limelight during the ’90s, bringing their trademark “french touch” and even pioneer of his own kind by fusing elements of electro and house music to create a unique and distinctive sound. Now a fanatic fan of the robotic duo has put together a special 500-album compilation, the list giving a firm nod not only to the music of Daft Punk themselves, but to many musical influences surrounding the couple. Reddit user GlitzyHavoc created the list and separated the billing into 10 segments, each featuring albums that Daft Punk fans will enjoy depending on their sound and style.

With one of its segments composed of the ‘Starboy ‘ era, the Reddit user lists the following tracks as inspirations around this sound and the more recent era of Daft Punk folklore, noting the following tracks as his picks:

  1. Al̩sia РAndr̩a

  2. Birdy Nam Nam – Challenge Order

  3. Bot’Ox – Babylon by car

  4. Boys Noize – Mayday

  5. Brodinski – Brava

  6. Charpentier Brut – Trilogy

  7. Ch̢teau Marmont Р2008-2009-2010

  8. Crookers – Tons of Friends

  9. Danger – 太 鼓

  10. DeadLife – Bionic Chrysalis

  11. Evil Nine – They Live!

  12. Gesaffelstein – Conspiracy, Pt. II

  13. Jackson and his computer group – Smash

  14. Justice – A Cross of the Universe

  15. Magic Sword – Vol. 1

  16. MGMT – The Little Dark Ages

  17. Miss Kittin & The Hacker – Two

  18. Nero – Between II Worlds

  19. Panteros666 – Hyper Reality

  20. Disruptor – Dangerous days

  21. Rob – Maniac

  22. Sam Tiba – Black-eyed Grass

  23. SebastiAn – Smoking kills (?)

  24. S̩bastien Tellier РSexuality

  25. Sunset – S01E02-05

  26. The M machine – Metropolis, Pt. II

  27. The Toxic Avenger – Romance & Cigarettes

  28. The weekend – Starboy

  29. Zombie Zombie – Land for Renegades

  30. Various artists – Furi

He’s also put together handy playlists of his picks, which you can check out below, in their entirety, on Spotify. (With a YouTube version also available).

Image credit: Daft Punk (Wikipedia, A 2013 photo by Daft Punk. Left to right: Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo)

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