Gesaffelstein

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Gesaffelstein
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Gesaffelstein
Background information
Birth nameMike Lévy
OriginLyon, France
GenresTechno, electronica, EBM
Years active2008–present
LabelsBromance, Parlophone, EMI, Virgin
Associated actsBrodinski
Websitegesaffelstein.com
 
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Gesaffelstein
Brodinski&Gesaffelstein crop.jpg
Gesaffelstein
Background information
Birth nameMike Lévy
OriginLyon, France
GenresTechno, electronica, EBM
Years active2008–present
LabelsBromance, Parlophone, EMI, Virgin
Associated actsBrodinski
Websitegesaffelstein.com

Mike Lévy better known as Gesaffelstein (born 1985 in Lyon, France) is a French techno artist and DJ. He has worked alongside, and remixed tracks for such artists as varied as Tiga, Miss Kittin, ASAP Rocky and Lana Del Rey. He produced two tracks on Yeezus, the sixth album of American rapper Kanye West, including the lead single "Black Skinhead" and "Send It Up", both tracks produced with West, Daft Punk, Brodinski and Mike Dean.[1] Gesaffelstein released his debut album ALEPH on October 28, 2013 under Parlophone Records and EMI Music, which had been recorded since 2011. His remix of "Shockwave" by The Hacker is featured in the 2013 video game Grand Theft Auto V.

Name[edit]

Gesaffelstein is a portmanteau of Gesamtkunstwerk and Albert Einstein.[2]

Releases[edit]

Singles

References[edit]

  1. ^ Caramanica, Jon (5 December 2013). "Gesaffelstein, a.k.a. Mike Levy, at Webster Hall". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ Makarechi, Kia (5 December 2013). "Gesaffelstein Produces For Kanye, Embarks On Live Tour And Keeps A Few Secrets". Huffington Post. Retrieved 12 December 2013.