Biography

After spending many years as an actor, French electro-house artist, Kavinsky (Vincent Belorgey), began his musical career in 2005 after being inspired by close friends Jackson and his Computer Band and Mr. Oizo. Since then, Kavinsky has released three EP's; 2006's Teddy Boy 2007's 1986 and 2008's Blazer, and has become extremely well known for his interesting production style; his work is very visceral and often reminiscent of video game music and film soundtracks of the 1980s.

French electro-house artist Kavinsky (Vincent Belorgey) began his musical career in 2005 after being inspired by close friends Jackson and his Computer Band and Mr. Oizo. He has since become extremely well known for his interesting production style; his work is very visceral and often reminiscent of video game music and film soundtracks of the 1980s. To date, he has released three EP's: 2006's Teddy Boy, 2007's 1986 and 2008's Blazer. This year (2013) will see the release of his debut studio album.

The last 18 months has seen Kavinsky's profile elevate to the mainstream after his song "Nightcall" (produced by Daft Punk's Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo) was featured in Nicolas Winding Refn's 2011 hit-film Drive, starring Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan. Following the success of "Nightcall," Kavinsky went into the studio to begin work on his debut album, Outrun, which will be released in February 2013. It's first single, "Protovision" was released in December 2012 to critical acclaim.

Over the years, Kavinsky has toured with Daft Punk, The Rapture, SebastiAn and Justice, among many others. His music has also been remixed by a slew of other influential artists, including fellow French electro house aritst SebastiAn, who's remix of "Testarossa Autodrive" (1986 EP) is featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto IV.

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