Alec Empire

Alec Empire (born Alexander Wilke-Steinhof on 2 May 1972)[1] is a German experimental electronic musician who is best known as a founding member of the band Atari Teenage Riot, as well as a solo artist, producer and DJ. He has released many albums, EPs and singles, some under aliases, and remixed over seventy tracks for various artists including Björk. He was also the driving force behind the creation of the digital hardcore genre, and founded the record labels Digital Hardcore Recordings and Eat Your Heart Out Records.

Alec Empire
Alec Empire DJing at Throbbing Gristle's 2005–2006 New Year's Eve party
Background information
Birth nameAlexander Wilke-Steinhof[citation needed]
Also known asAlexander Wilke, Death Funk, DJ 6666 feat. The Illegals, DJ Mowgly, E.C.P., Jaguar, LX Empire, Naomi Campbell, Nero, Nintendo Teenage Robots, P.J.P., Richard Benson, Wipe Out
Born (1972-05-02) 2 May 1972 (age 50)[citation needed]
Charlottenburg, West Berlin, West Germany[citation needed]
Genres
Occupation(s)Musician, producer, DJ
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar, synthesizer, sampler, drum machine, mixer
Years active1990–present
LabelsDigital Hardcore Recordings, Eat Your Heart Out Records, Grand Royal, Phonogram, Force Inc., Mille Plateaux, Geist Recordings, Riot Beats
Websitehttp://www.alec-empire.com/

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