Following the information of Daft Punk‘s stunning split in February 2021, the music neighborhood at massive flung headlong into hysteria. Naturally, a barrage of tributes flooded social media, starting from sheer disbelief to unadulterated admiration.
Whereas many paid homage to the legendary digital music duo by way of social media eulogies, Hood Politics Records went a special route. To have a good time the legacy of Daft Punk, the famend tastemaker and underground label put collectively Daft Punk Without end, a scintillating 12-track compilation of remixes that breathe new life into the beloved robots of their absence. Contributing good remixes are Home Divided, Damaged Future and Stund, DONT BLINK, BINGEWATCH, Wealthy DietZ, Victor Bari, Galo, Kuestenklatsch, Cyboy, UNDRGNDCTRL, Kai Zen, and the trio of Nutty, DJ Susan and Scones.
“Daft Punk is and all the time shall be one of many biggest dance music creators and influencers of all time,” stated Hood Politics co-founder Nutty, who informed EDM.com that the file is devoted to bringing the magic of Daft Punk to audiences in a brand new manner whereas offering DJs with instruments to seamlessly work their music into reside units.
“With a large attraction to each the mainstream pop and underground scenes, there’s not a soul on earth that does not love and respect Daft Punk,” Nutty continued. “That type of influence is one thing we are able to solely attempt to realize someday, and their cut up was a affirmation that their present discography is all that can ever be.”
Highlights on Daft Punk Without end are aplenty, so it is troublesome to pinpoint only one. LA duo Home Divided kicked off the file superbly with a thumping techno rework of “Human After All,” producing acid-inspired bass and hypnotic soundscapes. One other surefire standout is the disco-inspired twist on Daft Punk’s generational anthem “One Extra Time” by DJ Susan, Scopes, and Nutty himself. The trio managed to dunk the enduring music right into a deep home batter, conserving its timeless synths intact whereas cleverly incorporating a chest-thumping bassline and cowbells that may make Will Ferrell proud.
One other minimize that takes the compilation to the stratosphere is Rich DietZ‘s stank face-inducing home flip of Daft Punk’s “Aerodynamic,” which appeared on the duo’s fabled 2011 sophomore album Discovery. The fast-rising tandem expertly produced across the ageless guitar riffs of the unique, utilizing them to go with a slow-burning construct, which finally tapers off right into a ridiculous drop that runs roughshod with nasty synth patches.
It was this capability to channel Daft Punk’s sound to be able to encourage new approaches that galvanized Hood Politics into organizing the compilation.
“The influence that Daft Punk has had on us particularly is that they repeatedly reminded everybody that whereas all types of artwork are subjective, good music can break down any barrier and produce individuals collectively,” Nutty exulted. “Daft Punk created a handful of timeless tracks that resonate with individuals on a a lot deeper degree than your normal pop/dance tracks, which is gas to the music producer’s hearth to maintain pushing, and preserve creating in hopes of impacting individuals the way in which Daft Punk has.”
Followers of Daft Punk Without end shall be delighted to listen to that Hood Politics has one other VA compilation arising this summer time.
Take a look at the total Daft Punk Without end compilation by way of SoundCloud under.