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With a rather silent YouTube video and a blast, iconic French electronic music duo Daft Punk announced his retirement on Monday. The music group that brought us the Tron soundtrack and kept us from sleeping through the night until Get Lucky is gone. But they have left an indelible impact on societysummer that will last for generations.
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Yes, Daft Punk's music is a legacy in itself, but it is almost you can't think of the band without thinking of their gold and silver headphones - weird, charming headphones that are just as influential as the sound of the band.
Say goodbye to weird Daft Punk helmetsby celebrating other faceless helmeted artists.
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Legend has Joel Thomas Zimmerman earned his stage name after he told a trade show to Internet discussion that he had found a dead rodent in his computer case. Soon he was known as the "dead mouse guy ", which eventually turned into DeadMau5. He is now worldwideonnu for wearing awesome oversized mouse headphones and for carving out your own genre of progressive house music. Culture
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The masked character of Marshmello is a little nicer than the cDaft Punk's robotic chef opener: a large white bucket with a broad, friendly smile. During his early years on the scene, Marshmello did a really good job of hiding his identity and even faked fans with a fake reveal. The secret didn't last forever, however: a Forbes interview finally revealed the masked musician as Christopher Comstock, also known as Dotcom.
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Daniel Dumile's character of MF Doom may have been more inspired by Dr. Doomby Marvel Comic Fantastic Four than Daft Punk, but that didn 't make his mask any less iconic. Between the mysterious aesthetic of the mask and Doom's knack for puns and phors, it's no wonder Rolling Stone calls him the "elusive bard " of hip-hop.
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Nothing to see here, just a legendary guitarist who put a KFC compartment on his head after watching Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers. Brian Patrick Carroll's masked stage character is easily one of the dumbest (and oldest) examples. It doesn't slow him down at all either: the artist behind Buckethead has released over 250 albums, worked with Guns N 'Roses and is one of the fastest guitarists in the world.
The Masked Singer
OK, the Fox TV series is nowhere near as cool as anyone on this list, but you have to give it credit: The game of masks is about.
Honorable mention: Yoko Taro
He's not a musician, but game developer Yoko Taro is still an artist - and no one knows what he looks like. He's almost as well known for his spooky, smiley headgear as for the Deny and the Drakengard games. The mask's deranged smile definitely gives the developer an air of mystery, but he always maintained that he wore it so fans weren't disappointed. "
The explanation I often give is that when you find out that the person writing porn novels is an older man, you sort of lose that excitement, Yoko said to Kotaku in 2018 . "I think it's the same in game development, where some people can lose that kind of expectation or excitement about a game if they find out who is. really behind.