Daft Punk’s $275 Random Access Memories Box Set Revealed
Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories was one of the most hyped albums of the year, both critically and in terms of its unrelenting promo cycle. Now the French robot duo has confirmed what we learned at Comic Con: they’ll release the album as a massive box set just in time for the holidays. It will include a gold-plated USB port that has the extended version of their “Get Lucky” Coachella promo because you definitely need that. Read the rest of the details of the box set below.
The Deluxe Box Set Edition is presented in a cloth-bound box (333mm x 333mm / 13″ x 13″) stamped with the Random Access Memories logo in gold foil on the cover. All individual contents are separated by vellum dividers printed with a circuit pattern texture inspired by the gloves of the Daft Punk Robots Special edition 180 gram double vinyl with gold and silver foil labels. Includes an 8 page saddle stitched booklet containing album artwork, credits and lyric sheets 56-page cloth-bound, hardcover photo book of images from the RAM recording sessions and film shoots, featuring a foreword by Paul Williams Special edition 10″ collector’s vinyl containing an extended interview with Giorgio Moroder taken from the original session recordings for the song “Giorgio by Moroder” Two sets of Robot helmet design schematics with individual components separated onto 8 layers of unbounded transparencies. Each set is contained in a clear presentation pouch.
F. A pair of full body Robot design schematic posters (304mm x 608mm / 12″ x 24″) printed on heavy weight matte finish poster paper
70mm motion picture film strip containing 5 sequential frames from the “Lose Yourself to Dance” original production dailies, mounted in a heavy weight matte stock with an open back A pair of gold and silver plated, metal encased, reusable USB drives containing the following:
AUDIO: High-resolution digital audio files (88.2KHz / 24Bit) of the 13 original tracks on RAM plus the high-resolution audio files of the bonus track, Horizon and Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky (Remix)”
VIDEO: High-definition, Apple Pro Res 422 (1920×1080) video files of: the full length video for “Lose Yourself to Dance”; the original RAM TV campaign spots; the extended Coachella version of the “Get Lucky” promo featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers
Random Access Memories Deluxe Box Set Edition costs $275 and is available for pre-order now. It will ship in early December.