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Thomas Bangalter – “Riga Take 5”

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Recording artists Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (L) and Thomas Bangalter of Daft Punk arrive at the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Earlier this month, a brief clip of unreleased music from Daft Punk member Thomas Bangalter appeared online via his former manager Busy P’s current label Ed Banger Records. Titled “Riga (Take 5),” the 14-minute track appeared to be an alternate version of a piece from his soundtrack for the 2017 Latvian film Riga (Take 1), which was later nominated for the Latvian Film Prize’s Best Score award in 2017.

Now, a full 14:40-minute version of the track has been uploaded onto YouTube. The slow-building, hardware-heavy techno track builds with a steady churn, cycling through rhythmic patterns, sequencer settings, and synth filters as the masked DJ works out each move in real time while recording. Listen below.