By the mid-90s, Daft Punk's work with Soma had attracted the attention of major labels, and a mini-bidding war ensued.
In 1999, Daft Punk began work on the album that would go on to become the 2001 hit Discovery.
Though Daft Punk rode the late 1990s house music craze to the peak of their career, interest in the group still remains high, both among fans and among fellow musicians, who frequently seek out the group for production and remixing help.
Bangalter and de Homem-Christo turned their backs on indie pop and began to focus exclusively on electronic music when they formed Daft Punk.
Given the mystery surrounding the group, a Daft Punk biography is something many fans of the French electro supergroup wonder about.
David Elsewhere appears in the commercial featuring "Technologic" by Daft Punk, dancing in his signature loose-limbed style.
Some of their earlier fans weren't thrilled with this new tack, but Discovery became another smash hit for Daft Punk.
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The UK's then-influential Melody Maker magazine referred to their music as a "bunch of daft punk."
Daft Punk consists of two French musicians, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo.