Daft Punk Are Now Officially On TikTok

Daft Punk Are Now Officially On TikTok

By Melody Siganporia – October 18, 2022 0

    While we didn’t think we’d see this day, well here it is, the legendary duo Daft Punk have now officially joined TikTok!

    In a post with a countdown and imagery from the past of the famed duo, ending with their timeline stating 1983-2021 when the duo officially parted ways, the caption simply read, “Let’s rewind time, on TikTok.”

    @daftpunk Let’s rewind time, on TikTok. #daftpunk #electronicmusic #tiktokmusic ♬ Contact – Daft Punk

    With a whopping one billion active daily users, now TikTokers will be able to access the music from Daft Punk’s back catalog to use in their videos.

    In a unique situation, from the start of their career Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, a.k.a Daft Punk held on to the rights to all their music and this meant that since they weren’t covered by the deals TikTok made with record companies and required a direct deal with the band.

    Starting on October 18, users will be able to use two Daft Punk themed filters to their TikTok videos one of which will feature a customizable robot helmet and the second features Charlie, an anthropomorphized dog who first appeared in Daft Punk’s 1997 music video for “Da Funk.”

    Within only a few hours since they joined, the duo that split last year, already has 22k followers and 25k likes as well as 140k views on their only post.

    H/T – EDM.com

    Follow meMelody SiganporiaContent Writer | EDM News & Editorials at T.H.E – Music EssentialsTechie by day, rager by night. Full-time Expert at Apple and part-time writer with multiple EDM publications based in the Big Apple. My interest in the dance music scene began about 10 years ago and there was no looking back from there. I got involved with it on a professional level in 2013-2014 when I joined the core team for a leading music festival in India. Managing the entire Digital Marketing piece for them in addition to the Public Relations aspect, helped me gain insights into the industry. Upon moving to NYC a few years after, I decided to combine my passion for the music along with my flare with words and began contributing to EDM publications as a freelance writer. Follow meLatest posts by Melody Siganporia (see all)

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