November 11, 2010 / Christopher Sebela We did not choose to become robots. There was an accident in our studio. We were working on our sampler, and at exactly 9:09 a.m. on September 9, 1999, it exploded. When we regained consciousness, we discovered that we had become robots. — Thomas Bangalter, Daft Punk 0 Likes tags / true tales of rock music, quoteable, science!