A comme... Alex Gopher


Ça ressemble beaucoup à un début de série interminable... Bref, Alex Gopher (de son vrai nom Alexis Latrobe), c'est un Dj français ami et contemporain d'Etienne de Crécy et du duo Air, qui a commencé comme ingénieur du son et en est vite venu à composer sa propre musique, alliant funky music, house et pop. La sortie de son deuxième album en 2007, le bien nommé Alex Gopher, intégralement composé, écrit et joué par Alex à la guitare et au piano, marque la fin des samples qu'il utilisait depuis des années. Gopher a pris un virage éléctro/pop à souhait, son tube Brain Leech en étant la parfaite illustration. Dj international toujours en vadrouille ayant son propre label Go 4 Music, il est en ce moment plongé dans la création de son 3e album, qu'on devrait peut-être voir pointer le bout de son nez avant la fin de l'année 2009. En attendant, Handguns EP (acheter sur Itunes) est sorti fin juin, contenant la chanson éponyme ainsi que trois remixs de ce morceau par Beni, Dada Life et Knuckles. Je vous laisse écouter celui de Dada Life, un duo suédois qui gagne à être connu, pensez à écouter leur MySpace. Et puis en bonus ne vous genez pas pour découvrir si vous ne le connaissiez pas encore l'excellent Brain Leech !








Alex Gopher - Handguns (Dada Life Remix)








Alex Gopher - Brain Leech

Alex Gopher (his real name is Alexis Latrobe), it's a French Dj friend of Etienne de Crécy and Air, who started working as a sound engineer and fastly became composer of his own music, mixing funky music, house and pop. The release of his second album in 2007, named Alex Gopher, composed, written and played by Alex himself with a guitar and a piano, put an end to his long use of samples. Gopher turned into an electro-pop style, his awesome track Brain Leech as the best proof. International Dj always on a trip and having is own music label named Go 4 Music, he's right now trying to compose his third album, which might be released before the end of 2009. To wait, Handguns EP (buy on Itunes) was released in June, with the Handguns track and three remixes of it made by Beni, Dada Life and Knuckles. I let you listen to the one from Dada Life, a Swedish duet very promising (you should listen to their MySpace). And because you absolutely need to know this amazing track if you don't at the moment, listen to the excellent Brain Leech !

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