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|Birth name||Theo Keating|
|Also known as||Touché, Fake Blood|
House Music, Electroclash
|Occupations||DJ, Musician, Producer|
|Labels||Southern Fried Records, Mad Decent, Cheap Thrills|
|Associated acts||The Wiseguys, The Black Ghosts, Fake Blood|
Theo Keating, also known as Touché and Fake Blood, is a British DJ, musician and music producer who made his name as one half of The Wiseguys, a British hip hop/big beat band, together with Paul Eve. Some of their best-known songs are "Start the Commotion" and "Ooh La La" (not to be confused with the Goldfrapp song of the same name), which were used in commercials for Mitsubishi and Budweiser. Keating's current project is a duo called The Black Ghosts where Keating performs with Simon William Lord, formerly a founding member of rock band Simian.
Keating is also a popular house and electro DJ and producer, under the name Fake Blood. He has released several successful productions and remixes as Fake Blood, including his 2009 release "I Think I Like It". In 2009, Fake Blood featured on an episode of BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix.
In May 2012, Fake Blood announced plans in his Facebook for a new 3-track EP, later in 2012, also he's working on the album, that would be released after EP. Later, in July 2012, he stated, that album "Cells" would be released this autumn. The album features brand new tracks and the first single, "Yes/No" was released in August as an EP, followed up by a second single "All in the Blink" later in the year.
The full length album "Cells" was officially released in September of 2012, receiving mixed reviews from critics.
Fake Blood Discography
|2009||Mars Remixes||Jan 1, 2009||Cheap Thrills|
|Fix Your Accent||Aug 24, 2009||Cheap Thrills|
|2011||Deep Red||Sep 11, 2011||Cheap Thrills|
|2012||Yes / No||Sep 17, 2012||Different Recordings|
|2008||"Mars"||Jan 1, 2008||Cheap Thrills|
|2010||"I Think I Like It"||Aug 4, 2010||Cheap Thrills|
|2013||"All In the Blink"||Jan 15, 2013||Different Recordings|
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Album|
|UK||UK Indie||UK Dance|
|2010||"I Think I Like It"||59||4||12|
|2012||"Yes / No"||—||—||—||Cells|
|2013||"All In the Blink"||—||—||—|
|2007||The Black Ghosts||"Any Way You Choose to Give It"|
|Armand Van Helden||"I Want Your Soul"|
|Bonde do Rolê||"Marina Gasolina"|
|2008||Little Boots||"Stuck on Repeat"|
|The Count & Sinden feat. Kid Sister||"Beeper"|
|South Rakkas Crew||"Mad Again"|
|Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip||"Look for the Woman"|
|Hot Chip||"Touch Too Much"|
|The Kills||"Cheap and Cheerful"|
|2009||Calvin Harris||"Ready for the Weekend"|
|The Gossip||"Love Long Distance"|
|2011||Noah and the Whale||"L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N."|
|Niki & The Dove||"The Drummer"|
|Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs||"Your Love"|
|The Black Ghosts||"Forgetfulness"|
- Bogdanov, Vladimir (2001-05-24). All music guide to electronica: the definitive guide to electronic music. Backbeat Books. pp. 510–. ISBN 978-0-87930-628-1. Retrieved 9 July 2011.
- "Fake Blood Announces New Album 'Cells'". Retrieved 2012-07-16.
- Fake Blood on Myspace
- Touché on Myspace
- The Wiseguys interview
- Fake Blood's March 2009 Essential Mix
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