Gesaffelstein


French techno artist and DJ.

Born: 13 June 1987 in Lyon, France.

Gesaffelstein is the main recording alias of Mike Lévy.

He has worked alongside and remixed tracks for such artists as varied as Tiga, Miss Kittin, ASAP Rocky, Lana Del Rey and Phoenix. He's also produced two tracks on album "[m=567491]", the sixth album of US rapper [a=Kanye West], including the lead single "Black Skinhead" and "Send It Up", both tracks produced with West, [a=Daft Punk], [a=Brodinski], and [a=Mike Dean].

Gesaffelstein released his debut album "[m=613908]", in progress since 2011, on 28 October 2013 under [l=Parlophone] Records and [l=EMI Music].

His remix of "Shockwave" by [a=The Hacker] is featured in the 2013 video game "Grand Theft Auto V", on the Soulwax FM radio station.

Gesaffelstein is a portmanteau of Gesamtkunstwerk and Albert Einstein.