Nile Rodgers co-founded and led Chic, probably the single greatest act of the disco era. He produced “Upside Down” for Diana Ross and “Let’s Dance” for David Bowie and “Like A Virgin” for Madonna. He’s in the process of whupping cancer. As far as dance-pop goes, he’s basically the motherfucking man. And he’s apparently also working with Daft Punk on some sort of collaboration.
As Consequence Of Sound points out, Rodgers tells Australia’s Faster Louder that he and the French duo got together to work on music just last week: “We were just jamming at my house, but it’s gonna be proper and real. They came over to my today around breakfast time and it’s now evening I basically had to almost kick them out. We were having so much fun just in an informal setting that we decided to make it formal. And it’s very formal. It’s gonna be amazing.”
Hard to say what “very formal” means in this context, but Rodgers also offered this: “Every track they played I just ran across the room and got my guitar and started playing and we were all dancing around my dining room having the time of our lives.” That sounds fun!