Watch Nile Rodgers Explain His Introduction to Daft Punk and How “Get Lucky” Came to Be – EDM.com



In a new video produced by Fender, iconic record producer and guitarist Nile Rodgers recounts Daft Punk‘s collaborative pitch: “They wanted to do a record as if the Internet never existed.”

That concept alone was music to the classically trained musician’s ears. So much so that when Daft Punk’s Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter immediately tried to follow up their pitch by playing Rodgers some demos, he declined.

“I don’t want to hear demos. I make records on the spot,” Rodgers said of his approach at the time. “As a studio musician I make records on the spot. I don’t know what song I’m going to play before I get there, but when I get there what I try and do is try and come up with the most clever part as quickly as possible.”





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