French DJ and producer.
Reims , France YUKSEK
Album 2011 : Living On The Edge Of Time Two or three times a week, on his Myspace page, Yuksek gets an e-mail from Turkey saying "Hey, know what? Yuksek means "high" in Turkish!" The answer to which is no! Pierre-Alexandre Busson wasn't aware of this when he chose the name by instinct four years ago, partly for its sound and partly to buck the trend of English-sounding names that are ubiquitous in electronic music. In recent months, the pseudonym has been collecting an ever-growing halo of buzz.
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Yuksek (Pierre-Alexandre Busson) is a French electronic music producer, remixer and DJ born in 1977, native of Reims, France. After playing the piano for ten years at a conservatoire, he took part in several bands such as Klanguage, whose first album was released in 2007. He created his first tracks as Yuksek in 2006 and then started to perform successfully as a DJ all over the world. At the same time, his first EPs and remixes were released on labels such as Relish, I'm a cliché, Kitsuné, Xploited and Citizen.
His debut album, Away from the Sea, was released on February 9, 2009. Including the singles Tonight and Extraball, this album received a lot of media attention (for instance he was interviewed on the famous French TV show Le Grand Journal de Canal+).
After touring for 2 years, Yuksek released his second album, Living on the Edge of Time,on June 13, 2011. This album - like the debut single On a Train - took a pop direction but Yuksek's electronic flow was still there. Yuksek has also been involved in many other musical projects such as The Krays (with Brodinski) and Peter & The Magician (with Stephen Fasano, ex-Aeroplane).