Alex Gopher

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Alex Gopher
Birth nameAlexis Latrobe
OriginVersailles, France
GenresEDM, funk, house, dance-pop
Years active1994–present
LabelsV2
Website

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

Career[edit]

Alex 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. He prefers to work alone, but since he does not sing, he recruits vocal talent or uses samples of singers like Billie Holiday. His track "Brain Leech (Bugged Mind Remix)" plays on the Electro-Choc station of Grand Theft Auto IV. "The Child" was featured in the movie Amélie;[2] it samples from Billie Holiday's "God Bless the Child".

Discography[edit]

  • Poumtchak #2 (1997)[3]
  • You, My Baby & I (1999)[4]
  • Use Me, Pt. 1 (2002)
  • Wuz (with Demon) (2002)
  • Alex Gopher (2007) #146 France
  • My New Remixes (2009)
  • Back To Basics EP (2016)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alexis Latrobe".
  2. ^ "SoundtrackINFO: Amelie Soundtrack".
  3. ^ James, Martin (2003). French Connections: From Discothèque to Discovery. ISBN 9781860744495.
  4. ^ "Alex Gopher - You, My Baby & I". Discogs.
  5. ^ "Alex Gopher - Back To Basics EP". Discogs.

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