Fabled electronic music trio Nero has returned with their first new track in over two years, a stunning remix of Daft Punk's "Emotion."

Nero announced the new remix in a heartfelt social media tribute to Daft Punk, whose shocking split sent ripples of bewilderment and admiration through the music community in February 2021. "Thank you for all the memories, inspiration and emotion," the trio wrote.

Nero's edit of "Emotion" is nothing short of breathtaking. They managed to construct an aching dance number using the bones of the original, interpolating radiant chords and fluttering arpeggios and with Daft Punk's vocoders in dazzling fashion. Nero beautifully oscillates between half-time and double-time with elegant finesse, catering to longtime fans seeking the cadence of one of their iconic dubstep tracks while paying homage to the robots with a dreamy nu-disco break.

It's also worth noting that Nero included the phrase "(1/ 5)" in their social media message, a move that seems to signal a succession of new songs to be unveiled this year, which marks the 10th anniversary of the legendary group's seminal debut album Welcome Reality.

You can listen to Nero's edit of Daft Punk's "Emotion" below via Audius.

FOLLOW NERO:

Facebook: facebook.com/nero
Twitter: twitter.com/NeroUK
Instagram: instagram.com/nero
Spotify: spoti.fi/3rd8N27

Related

Nero

Nero's 2021 Return Continues With Dazzling Indietronica Edit of Tame Impala's "Disciples"

Nero used to play an older version of the remix in their shows back in 2016.

nero

Listen to Nero's New Remix of Iconic 1983 Song "Relax"

With their funky remix of Frankie Goes To Hollywood's classic, Nero continues to be full of surprises.

Hood Politics Records

Hood Politics Records Breathes New Life Into Daft Punk With Stunning Tribute Compilation: Listen

The renowned tastemaker and underground label paid homage to Daft Punk with a must-listen 12-track remix bundle.

nero

Nero Keep the New Music Coming With Electrifying Edit of Genesis' "Mama"

The latest Nero edit follows their takes on Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Tame Impala, and Daft Punk.

daft punk

A New Compilation of Remixes and Tracks Sampled by Daft Punk Has Hit the Shelves

Listen to "The Many Faces Of Daft Punk" and purchase the record on vinyl.

pjimage-14

"Overnight" by Parcels Is Officially Daft Punk's Last-Ever Production: Listen

"From the start to the finish it was an equal collaboration with no pressure, only a desire to create something meaningful together."

Joseph Ray

NERO's Joseph Ray Drops Solo Techno Single, "300 Below": Listen

Alongside the release of "300 Below," he's announced a solo EP due out later this year.

daft punk

EDM Artists React to Daft Punk Split: "An Impossibly Rich, Immaculate Legacy"

Zedd, Porter Robinson, TOKiMONSTA, and countless others shared messages of respect and admiration for the legendary electronic music duo.