Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter will be live on NTS Radio this evening

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One of half of the iconic Daft Punk, Thomas Bangalter will be live on NTS Radio today.

The French producer will be on air for an hour from 6:PM (BTS) on NTS 2, showcasing a mix of “orchestral sounds, piano pieces and more” the website explains.

Bangalter released his first solo project in two decades last week titled, ‘Mythologies’, his appearance on the independent broadcaster will mark the release of the album.

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NTS announced Bangalter’s upcoming show yesterday in a tweet with an archival image of the elusive artist and the caption: “Big one tomorrow…”

‘Mythologies’ was originally made for the ballet of the same name choreographed by Angelin Preljocaj and premiered at the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine.

Bangalter began working on ‘Mythologies’ in autumn of 2019 after being invited by Preljocaj to create a score for the house’s resident orchestra.

He was said to have “reinvented” the ballet’s composition, creating a collection of music that he was reportedly “itching” to write.

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The album includes 23 tracks which “embrace the history of orchestral ballet music” and was originally performed alongside ten dancers.

Thomas Bangalter will be on NTS Radio 2 today (April 12) at 6PM BST. Tune in here.

In the meantime, listen to his new solo album ‘Mythologies’ below.

Becky Buckle is Mixmag’s Video and Editorial Assistant, follow her on Twitter

Written by: Tim Hopkins

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