Daft Punk don't email just anybody. Luckily for legendary CHIC guitarist and producer, and Random Access Memories collaborator Nile Rodgers, in 2013, when Arte.tv were working on an hour-long documentary on the funk virtuoso, the robot duo phoned in from their spaceship somewhere far, far away to send Rodgers their appreciation:
We are sending you this transmission to thank you for all your amazing songs.
Your music continues to inspire the world...
The message appears for just an instant in the 53-second clip above, typed first by the gold gloves of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, and then the silver mitts of Thomas Bangalter. Watch the full 52-minute documentary, Nile Rodgers: From Disco to Daft Punk, which premiered on April 25, 2015, but first, get caught up on your Daft Punk / Nile Rodgers knowledge with Episode 3 of our Random Access Memories: The Collaborators documentary series, below:
Recap Daft Punk's Random Access Memories with the rest of our The Collaborators series: