Depechez-vous! (Hurry up en francais) Tickets to see Breakbot at Webster Hall on May 31st are selling fast! Thibault Berland, better known by his stage name Breakbot, is a French disco electro house DJ/producer who last performed in New York City with Irfane for Slake’s New Year’s Eve 2016 celebration. Irfane (Christopher Irfan Khan-Acito) is now a full-fledged member of Breakbot; the duo recently collaborated on their new album Still Waters and have a long history of creating funky disco beats. Still Waters and the follow up album to the 2012 hit album By Your Side, is available for purchase on iTunes and free streaming on whatever service your heart desires.
Breakbot’s Webster Hall show will be an all night dance party that can’t be missed! The music starts at 9:00 PM and Webster is open 8:00PM to 4:00AM. Get your tickets here for only $20!
Start the party early free streaming Breakbot on Soundcloud:
Berland is a 30-something of many talents. He studied graphic design at Supinfocom, a prestigious computer graphics university in France, and co-wrote and directed an animated film that was a tribute to Jim Henson’s muppets called “Overtime.”
Breakbot’s recent track “Star Tripper” was released February 2016 on Star Wars Head Space, a compilation of Star Wars sound effects and inspired beats released by Hollywood Records. Breakbot is represented by Ed Banger Records, the label also behind Squarepusher. The compilation topped the US Billboard chart in the Dance/Electronica category.
Breakbot also dropped a brand new video on April 8 for “My Toy”. Check it out!
Want more? How about Japanese pop culture in Tijuana, Mexico for Breakbot’s video “2GOOD4ME”:
Be sure to check out Breakbot’s claim-to-fame video for “Baby I’m Yours,” feat. Irfane , going back to 2010. Recognize the beat? Breakbot once claimed Bruno Mars’s 2012 hit song “Treasure” ripped him off….Compare the song structures below and decide for yourself. For some gossip check out the Breakbot/Bruno Mars battle on Twitter.
Music politics aside, Breakbot is upbeat, 70’s inspired and 80’s tinted; their disco-funk blend is perfect for 2016 and beyond. We love their beats and fashion style, all dolled up in bright colored suits. Ooh la la. Allons-y!(Let’s go!)