Alec Empire (born Alexander Wilke-Steinhof on 2 May 1972) 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.
|Birth name||Alexander Wilke-Steinhof|
|Also known as||Alexander 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||citation needed]2 May 1972 [|
Charlottenburg, West Berlin, West Germany
|Occupation(s)||Musician, producer, DJ|
|Instrument(s)||Vocals, guitar, synthesizer, sampler, drum machine, mixer|
|Labels||Digital Hardcore Recordings, Eat Your Heart Out Records, Grand Royal, Phonogram, Force Inc., Mille Plateaux, Geist Recordings, Riot Beats|