How to Make Daft Punks Infamous ‘Da Funk’ Synth Sound

October 14, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized 

“Da Funk” was initially released as a 12 inch single in 1995 under the Soma Quality Recordings label with the B-side “Rollin’ & Scratchin'” and again in late 1996 after the band signed with Virgin Records with the B-side “Musique”, a track that later appeared in the album Musique Vol. 1 1993-2005. In an interview with Fredrik Strage for swedish magazine Pop #23 Bangalter reveal that “Da Funk” was made after listening to Westcoast G-Funk for weeks.

“It was around the time Warren G.’s “Regulate” was released and we wanted to make some sort of gangsta-rap and tried to murk our sounds as much as possible. However no one has ever compared it to hip-hop. We’ve heard that the drums sounds like Queen and The Clash, the melody is reminiscent of Giorgio Moroder, and the synthesizers sound like electro and thousand of other comparisons. No one agree with us that it sounds like hip-hop”

In September 2010 Pitchfork Media included the song at number 18 on their Top 200 Tracks of the 90s

Background information:

Buy my latest song here – http://www.beatport.com/track/vile-prankster-ryan-enzed-remix/2838739

Be sure to check out my music production forum – ryanenzed.com/forum

All I ask in return for all the free tutorials that I do for you guys is that you support /buy my new tracks when they come out on beatport – good deal right!? 😀

Comments

Comments are closed.

  • THE CAVE : Playlist

  • INSTAGRAM – ANALOG INDUSTRIAL ARTS

    • bokskogen torup umbrella greysky rain
    • stairs staircase solitude contrast stockholm sthlm stureplan narrow facade brickshellip
    • paris tunnel highway grafitti blurred communication montreuil
    • shibuya nippon crossing blackandwhite contrast crowd
    • satellite communication digitalart contrast space ufo information
    • chiswick london enterprise urban metropolis blackandwhite architecture
    • ambient arty chaos flux mutability glass transparent
    • fog sunset meadow fields evening tranquility ambient
    • akihabara tokyo manga anime downtown streetlife gaming sega 8bit
    • london underground tube arty construction architecture glassroof contrast earlscourt
    • architecture abstractart ambient texture dsseldorf
    • church stone brick lund architecture sanctuary passage wall ancient vintage
    • airport charlesdegaulle paris france airplane silouette takeoff skies
    • dublin cathedral blackandwhite bridge vintage architecture ireland sepia solo
    • tokyobynight paris eiffeltower nippon skyline skyscraper architecture golden
    • reflection forest pond pattern abstractart naturalistic waters profound plight premonition
    • tokyo akihabara london fish japan nippon shinagawa park shinto sacred
    • architecture berlin bundestag circle crossing bridge modernistic
Get Adobe Flash player