Kathryn Frazier told CNN that the report that the two are about to retire is true, but did not give a reason for the split.
The Grammy Award winning works are known for using computer soundtracks and wearing robotic headgear in public places and all their music videos. Starting this week, they shared a typical mystery video with the title “Conclusion”.
In the eight-minute movie, the duo-Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo dressed in the iconic Space helmet and leather jacket walking in the desert.
One of the pair took off his jacket, revealing the detonator behind his back. The other presses the button on the detonator. His companion walked away and eventually exploded.
Daft Punk was founded in Paris in 1993 and is known for bringing the scenery of French underground houses to the chart. They are considered to be one of the most influential electronic performances of all time, and their hits include “Da Funk”, “One More Time” and “Around the World”.
In 2010, they made their debut for the science fiction film “Tron: Tradition”.
At the 2013 Grammy Awards, they won the annual record award and best pop duo/group performance with Disney’s nostalgic single “Get Lucky” (starring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers).