Thomas Bangalter is bearded, hazel eyes, he wears a grey sweater with a big hole in the shoulder, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo has long, fine hair. He doesn’t speak. Both of them are shy, modest. They look like university students studying Modern Literature at Nanterre. They are serious, deeply inspired by music and image. When we broadcast excerpts from their live album (“Alive 2007”), they don’t dance, unlike anyone else in the studio who waves their arms and moves their hips. The two adjust the volume on their headsets and listen to the music like a laboratory technician examining a specimen!
Vincent Josse on interviewing Daft Punk in 2007 for France Inter (x