Talkbox 01

Daft Punk are ruling the charts. The French pioneers of electronic music returned this year with the hit single ‘Get Lucky’ and their signature robot sounds. To get close to this unique sound, we got ourselves one of Daft Punk’s favorite toys — the talkbox.


Check out our talkbox setup and how Oli created the original Daft Punk robot sound in our unique Branding for ‘Get Lucky’ – Time to do the robot rock!

Oli’s using a Rocktron Banshee 2, which is controlled via MIDI directly in Pro Tools, modulated with his voice and recorded into an external microphone.

Talkbox 02

And here’s the result:

How about you? Are there any talkbox/vocoder freaks out there? Do you have a same setup like we do or are you using other devices like a guitar? Robot freaks, share your tricks with us.

  1. AJ says:

    That is hot Oli, I have wonderd if I was the only one with a midi controller in the mix. for the record using Adobe Audition 3 from time to time Sonar with a Akai MPK 49 still learnig, but now the Rocktron Banshee 2 looks good to put in the mix as well.

  2. James says:

    That is so RAD!!!! I tired to make my own from a you tube video… needless to say it didn’t work nearly as well!

    I want one too!

  3. AJ says:

    Aint that the truth Brutha , if I could just get pass this learning curve wit this Akai Mpk 49, but time that’s all I need is a little more time.

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