Mr. Flash

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Mr. Flash
Birth name Gilles Bousquet
Origin Paris, France
Genres Electro, hip hop
Occupation(s) Producer, DJ
Years active 2001-present
Labels Ed Banger Records
Associated acts TTC, Mos Def, Sébastien Tellier
Website Mr. Flash on SoundCloud

Gilles Bousquet, better known by his stage name Mr. Flash,[1] is a French record producer and DJ signed to Ed Banger Records.[2][3][4]

Career[edit]

After meeting Pedro Winter, then manager of Daft Punk and looking to start a new record label, Mr. Flash's "Radar Rider" was to become the first release on Winter's Ed Banger Records.[5] In addition to releasing his own music, Mr. Flash has produced tracks for rappers including Mos Def.[6] He produced the entirety of Sébastien Tellier's 2012 album My God Is Blue.[7]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

  • Le Voyage Fantastique (Lust Island, 2001)
  • Blood, Sweat & Tears (Ed Banger Records, 2010)

Singles[edit]

  • "Radar Rider" b/w "F.I.S.T." (Ed Banger Records, 2003)
  • "Supa Chick" b/w "Chop Suey" (Arcade Mode, 2005)
  • "Champions" b/w "Disco Dynamite" (Ed Banger Records, 2006)

Compilations & Soundtracks[edit]

  • "Radar Rider" on Ed Rec Vol. 1 (Ed Banger Records, 2006)
  • "Disco Dynamite" and "Eagle Eyez" on Ed Rec Vol. 2 (Ed Banger Records, 2007)
  • "Over The Top" on Ed Rec Vol. 3 (Ed Banger Records, 2008)
  • "Acceleration", "Memories", "Payback" and "Battle" on Vandroid (Ed Banger Records, 2014)

Productions[edit]

  • TTC - "Nonscience", "Teste Ta Comprehension", "Subway", and "Pollutions" from Ceci N'est Pas Un Disque (2002)
  • TTC - "Champagne Sans Bulle" from Danser (2002)
  • Mos Def - "Life in Marvelous Times", "The Embassy", and "Worker's Comp." from The Ecstatic (2009)
  • Sébastien Tellier - My God Is Blue (2012)

Remixes[edit]

  • Zongamin - "Bongo Song (Mr. Flash Type C Remix)" (2005)
  • Mr. Oizo - "Negatif (Mr. Flash Remix)" (2008)
  • Masta Ace - "Sittin' on Chrome (Mr. Flash Sittin' on Cr02 RMX)" (2008)
  • Kanye West - "Paranoid (Mr. Flash Remix)" (2009)
  • Darwin Deez - "Up in the Clouds (Mr. Flash Remix)" (2010)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mertens, Max (August 2, 2013). "Ed Banger Records Turns 10". Rolling Stone. 
  2. ^ Eisinger, Dale W. (August 28, 2013). "As Ed Banger Turns 10, Has Electronic Music Left the Label Behind?". The Village Voice. 
  3. ^ Stonebanks (December 28, 2010). "Interview: Mr Flash Tells Us What Keeps Ed Banger Bangin'". City Weekend. 
  4. ^ MC23 (March 2003). "Hip Hop Core - Interview : Mr. Flash". Hip Hop Core. 
  5. ^ Hoffmann, Heiko (July 15, 2008). "Pedro Winter/Ed Banger". Pitchfork Media. 
  6. ^ Breihan, Tom (March 19, 2007). "Mos Def Returns With The Ecstatic". Pitchfork Media. 
  7. ^ Davies, Sian (March 15, 2012). "Sebastien Tellier - "Cochon Ville"". Exclaim!. 

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