The Gaslamp Killer
Place of birth : Los Angeles, California, USA
Citizenship : SShA
Originalnoe name: William Benjamin Bensassen
Original name: William Benjamin Bensussen
Bearded DJ from Los Angeles
`The Gaslamp Killer` - an independent music producer and DJ from Los Angeles, California (Los Angeles, California), also known under the pseudonym ` The Motherfucking Gaslamp Killer` and `GLK`.The present name of the musician - William Benjamin Bensassen (William Benjamin Bensussen).
His nickname William was at the very beginning of his career, when he started DJ career in the historical and cultural heart of San Diego - by naming the district Gaslamp Quarter. Of-the unusual manner of speaking and interesting - if not incredible - the musical taste of his appearance on the stage often ended in complete failure and ` suicide club atmosfery`, but because he was nicknamed killer William - `The Gaslamp Killer`. Despite the setbacks, the musician soon noticed producers,who bet on its uniqueness : scarcely apart from him there is at least one DJ in the United States who is not afraid during the lively performances to work with recordings of American jazz fathers, turning them into a club rhythms. Nevertheless, this is what has become his specialty ,which just a few years has made it one of the most popular musicians on the West Coast of America.
Talking about his work, William says that it does not otlichaetsot any other : it just takes a well-known music and gives it a new, more modern form. According to him,such work is not plagiarism - all rock band anyway copied the classical music and the classics were based on even earlier musical works, so that in his tvorcheste he sees only a new step in the evolution of music.
William Benjamin Bensassen was born in San Diego, California (San Diego, California),where he spent his childhood and began a musical career. Around the year 2000 his name began to appear on the posters of the local clubs, but after a few months of his glory tvorchstve swept across California : at sessions `The Gaslamp Killer` visitors could not dance, and some have been outraged by selection of music that, their taste,not suited for such establishments.
Surprisingly, the musician soon became interested in popular producers, who saw in the new round of development nm stagnant clubbing America. William himself, however, never tried to be polite and courteous, but throughout his career - and how to tell your friends ,and life - acted willfully rude and sometimes even arrogant. After the conclusion of the contract with one of the California studion began to seriously work on his style, which for several years has made the leap, which other musicians need many years. Critics from the first appearances in popular clubs in Los Angeles concludedyou have to be crazy to risk so much of what the musician replied that he was not just a psycho
- It is an evil madman who not only satisfied with such glory, but glad it, because it gives him the right to continue working in the same vein and write, like all the other ` psihi` this world works that changed the cultural face of the world.
In LosAngeles William often collaborated with other artists, as well as mnogoremeni spent in the studio. His debut album consisting of 17 tracks, - `Breakthrough` - came out in 2012, and was well received by critics and fans. For example, the publication of `Pitchfork` estimated at a record 7.7 points out of 10.
One - maybenot very large - of the reasons for the popularity of `The Gaslamp Killer`, how