Alex Gopher

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Alex Gopher
Birth nameAlexis Latrobe
OriginVersailles, France
GenresEDM, funk, house, dance-pop
Years active1994–present

Alexis Latrobe (French pronunciation: ​[alɛksi latʁɔb]), known professionally as Alex Gopher,[1] is a French mastering engineer, electronic musician and producer. He worked as a sound engineer at Translab Studio, notably for Angèle, Clara Luciani, Lomepal, -M-, Mr. Oizo, Gesaffelstein and Etienne Daho. Latrobe has contributed a great amount to the French touch movement of the 1990s.


Latrobe began his musical career playing bass in the band Orange with future Air members Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Nicolas Godin. After the group split, he began to create electronic music and embarked on a successful solo career.

Latrobe's musical style mainly consists of sampling, along with recruiting vocal talent. His track "Brain Leech (Bugged Mind Remix)" has been featured in Grand Theft Auto IV, playing on the Electro-Choc radio station. "The Child" was featured in the movie Amélie;[2] it samples from Billie Holiday's "God Bless the Child".

A remix of Jamiroquai's "Black Capricorn Day" was released on their sampler EP An Online Odyssey in 2001; the track in question is listed as "Black Capricorn Day" (White Knights Remix).


Charting albums[edit]

List of albums, with French and Australian chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart
Poumtchak #2
  • Released: 1997[4]
- -
You, My Baby & I
  • Released: 1999
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Label: Disques Solid
69 100
(with Demon)
  • Released: 2002
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Label: Disques Solid
142 -
Alex Gopher
  • Released: 2007
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Label: Disques Solid
146 -
Motorway (soundtrack)
(with Xavier Jamaux)
  • Released: 2012
  • Format: CD, LP, Digital
  • Label: Go 4 Music,
- -


  1. ^ "Alexis Latrobe". Discogs.
  2. ^ "SoundtrackINFO: Amelie Soundtrack".
  3. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010 (pdf ed.). Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. p. 117.
  4. ^ James, Martin (2003). French Connections: From Discothèque to Discovery. ISBN 9781860744495.

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