Breakbot

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Breakbot
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Background information
Birth name Thibaut Berland
Also known as Breakbot
Born (1981-10-05) October 5, 1981 (age 32)
Origin France France
Genres French house, electro house, disco house, nu-disco, electro-funk, boogie, synthpop
Occupations DJ, producer
Labels Ed Banger

Thibaut Berland (born October 5, 1981), known by his stage name Breakbot[1] is a French producer and a DJ who has been signed with Ed Banger Records since May 2009.[2]

He studied at Supinfocom, a computer graphics university. He co-directed one short film Overtime with Oury Atlan and Damien Ferrié.[3] The short won the Ottawa International Animation Festival award for "Best Graduate Film" in 2005 and the Internationales Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart "Young Animation Award" in 2006. Thibaut Berland also prepared advertisements and videos.

Breakbot is most recognized for his remixes. His reworkings of songs by artists including Röyksopp, Digitalism, and Chromeo are among his most popular.[2] The music video of "Baby I'm Yours" featuring Irfane was directed by Irina Dakeva and became a summer hit MTV Pulse, France. The music video was nominated for "Best budget pop/dance/urban video" and "Best animation in a video" during the UK Music Video Awards on October 12, 2010.

In popular culture[edit]

His 2008 remix of Pnau's song "Baby" appears in Gran Turismo 5, a racing video game. Also one of his songs, "Penelope Pitstop", features in the same version.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
FRA
[4]
BEL
(WA)

[5]
By Your Side 19 160

EPs[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
FRA
[4]
Happy Rabbit EP
  • Released: 2007
Baby I'm Yours
  • Released: February 25, 2010[6]
  • Label: Ed Banger Records
Baby I'm Yours Remix EP
  • Released: July 2, 2010[7]
  • Label: Ed Banger Records
Fantasy
  • Released: June 17, 2011[8]
  • Label: Because Music
One Out of Two
  • Released: June 15, 2012[9]
  • Label: Ed Banger Records
185
You Should Know (Remixes) (feat. Ruckazoid)
  • Released: June 28, 2013[10]
  • Label: Ed Banger Records
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
FRA
[4]
"Baby I'm Yours" (feat. Irfane)[6] 2010 28 By Your Side
"Fantasy" (feat. Ruckazoid)[11] 2011 38
"One Out of Two" (feat. Irfane)[9] 2012 45
"Break of Dawn" 117
"Baby I'm Yours (remix)" 2013 104
"You Should Know" (feat. Ruckazoid)
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

Remixes[edit]

Year Artist Title
2006 Justice "Let There Be Light (Breakbot Remix)"
2007 DatA "Aerius Light (Breakbot's Rework)"
2007 Arrow "D.O.E.S (Breakbot's French Pute Mix)"
2008 Pacific! "Runway to Elsewhere (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Pacific! "Hold Me (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Metronomy "A Thing For Me (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Late of the Pier "Bathroom Gurgle (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Fatlip "What's Up Fatlip? (Breakbot RMX)"
2008 Alb "Sweet Sensation (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Digitalism "Apollo-Gize (Breakbot 'Hypnotoad' Extended Remix)"
2008 ZZZ "Lion (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Evil Nine "They Live! (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Van She "Kelly (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Sneaky Sound System "When We Were Young (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Pnau "Baby (Breakbot Remix)"
2009 Yuksek "Extraball (Breakbot Remix)"
2009 Röyksopp "Happy Up Here (Breakbot Remix)"
2009 Sébastien Tellier "Roche (Breakbot Remix)"
2009 Séverin "The Edge of a Sunday (Breakbot Remix)"
2009 The Rakes "That's the Reason (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Jan Turkenburg "In My Spaceship (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Air "So Light Is Her Footfall (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Kavinsky "Nightcall (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Jamaica "I Think I Like U 2 (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Aeroplane "Without Lies (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Matthew Dear "You Put a Smell On Me (Breakbot Remix)"
2011 Chromeo "When The Night Falls (Breakbot Remix)"
2011 Charlotte Gainsbourg "Heaven Can Wait (Breakbot Remix)"
2012 Para One "When The Night (feat. Jaw) (Breakbot Remix)"
2013 Birdy Nam Nam "Defiant Order (Breakbot Remix)"
2013 Phoenix "Trying To Be Cool (Breakbot Remix)"
2013 Black Yaya "Paint a Smile On Me (Breakbot Remix)"
2013 The Swiss "Kiss To Kiss (Breakbot Remix)"
2014 Busy P "This Song (Breakbot Remix)"

Mixes[edit]

  • Breakbot Beatport Live
  • Breakbot MixTape: October 2012
  • Disco Mini Mix: Dance on Glass
  • BBC In New DJ we Trust Heroes Mix
  • Valentine Mixtape
  • Annie Mac Minimix
  • TILT! Megamix
  • The Lazy Sunday Selecta Mixtape
  • Ed Banger, part 3 avec Breakbot | Novaplanet Mix
  • Bedtime Stories

Filmography[edit]

  • 2005: Overtime (short) -- directed by Oury Atlan, Thibaut Berland and Damien Ferrie

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biographie/Discographie de Breakbot". Justice-edbanger.xooit.com. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  2. ^ a b "Breakbot Bio, Music, News & Shows". DJZ.com. Retrieved March 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ IMDb: Overtime
  4. ^ a b c LesCharts.com: Breakbot page
  5. ^ "BreakBot". ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Baby I'm Yours (feat. Outlines) by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Baby I'm Yours (Remix) - EP by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Fantasy (feat. Ruckazoid) - EP by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b "One Out of Two (feat. Irfane) - EP by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  10. ^ "You Should Know (feat. Ruckazoid) [Remixes] - EP by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Fantasy (feat. Ruckazoid) - Single by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 

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