Ali Renault

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Biography

  • Electronic Musician / DJ from North West England. Label owner of Vivod Records Produces under aliases Ali Renault, Cestrian & Parasols Is also one half of Heartbreak
    Ali Renault is a DJ / Producer from London, UK who makes hypnotic synth disco jams. You might know him from his work as part of Heartbreak (2005-2009), or from many a fine release on the seminal Dissident label, or maybe more under the radar releases on Cyber Dance, Human Shield, Moustache, Zone and more recently on Rothmans and his new imprint Vivod. An impressive understanding of the four corners of the electro galaxy in Detroit, Rimini, Den Haag and London has permeated all Renault material and is certainly evident in his productions. Ali has toured the US and played numerous festivals including Sonar, Glastonbury & Field Day to name a few with his Heartbreak project. After heavy touring following the release of their album ‘Lies’ in 2008 the band decided to split in 2009 and Ali concentrated again on his solo productions releasing tracks on labels Moustache, Zone, Unknown To The Unknown and released his debut self titled album on Cyber Dance in 2011. Since then he’s taken his live set around Europe and concentrated on his Vivod imprint which is proving to be one of the hottest new labels around. His DJ sets are not to be missed either playing a range of styles from Italo, Synth, Disco, House and Techno.
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    Selected discography

    RELEASES: Human Shield vs. Multiplex (12") Human Shield Record Company 2003 Elecktryck Magyck (12") Cyber Dance Records 2005 Cuffs (12") Dissident 2007 Zombie Raffle (12") Dissident 2007 Our World Is.... (12") Dissident 2008 Lacrimal (12") Dissident 2008 Messages From The Void (12") Cyber Dance Records 2008 Running On Vapours E.P. (12") Moustache Records 2009 What's the point? (3xFile, MP3, 320) Zone 2010 Infinity Eyes ‎(12", ) Vivod 2013 Sansicario EP ‎(12") Vivod 2013 Afterlife EP ‎(12") Vivod 2014 Altro Mondo EP (12") Bordello A Parigi 2016 Tusk Wax Twenty One ‎(12") Tusk Wax 2016 Keeper Of The Seven Keys (12") Giallo Disco 2016 REMIXES: Casionova - Shoreham Harbour Blues (Ali Renault rmx)(12'') Dissident 2008 Dan Black - Yours (Ali Renault rmx)(12'') Polydor 2008 Erik XVI - Unionens Sista Dagar (Ali Renault rmx)(12'',MP3) Highpoint Lowlife 2010 Ajello - My Rhythm feat.Fred Ventura (Ali Renault rmx)(12'') DWDK 2010 Alison Moyet - Changeling (Ali Renault Remake) Metropolis 2013 Ganymede Feat. Paul Parker - Perfect Target (Ali Renault Remix) Sauroid 2013 Tokyo Knife Attack Invisible Sister (Ali Renault Remix) Hobbes Music 2013 Fred Ventura - The Years (Go By) (Ali Renault Remix) Disco Modernism 2014 Manhattan Project - That's Impossible (Ali Renault Remix) Vielspaß ‎/Prego 2015 Rimini Sunset - Sunrise (Ali Renault Remix) Lebensfreude Records 2016 Hard Ton - Yeah Yeah (Ali Renault Remix) Luv Shack Records 2017 N.O.I.A - Forbidden Planet (Ali Renault Remix) N.O.I.A. Records 2018 HEARTBREAK REMIXES: Neon Neon - I Lust You (Heartbreak rmx)(12'',MP3) Lex Records 2008 Lesser Panda - Ghostdance (Heartbreak rmx)(CD) Superdark Music 2008 The Presets - If I Know You (Heartbreak rmx)(CD) Modular 2008 David Bowie - Loving The Alien (Heartbreak cover) Rapster 2008 Plugs - Body Heat (Heartbreak rmx)(CD) People In The Sky 2009 Sugarbabes - Get Sexy (Heartbreak rmx)(CD) Island 2009 Saint Etienne - Method of Modern Love (Heartbreak rmx) Heavenly 2009 Bloc Party - One More Chance (Heartbreak rmx)(12") Witchita 2009 Tommy Sparks - She's Got Me Dancing (Heartbreak rmx) Island 2009 Yas - Get It Right (Heartbreaks Heart of Q mix)(CD) Trax Sampler 2009 TeenagersInTokyo - End It Tonight (Heartbreak rmx) Backyard 2009 Silver Club - Answers (Heartbreak rmx)(MP3) Factory Foundation 2009 Charlotte Hatherley - (Heartbreak rmx)(MP3,7'') Little Sister Records 2009 SMD - Cruel Intentions (Heartbreak's Slow Action mix)(MP3) (Heartbreak's Minimal Dub)(MP3) Witchita 2010 Le Corps Mince De Francoise - Something Golden (HB rmx)(CD, 12") Kitsune 2010 HEARTBREAK RELEASES: Heartbreak 1 (12") Lycra Records 2006 Disco Fright EP (12", EP) Lycra Records 2007 Automatic Lovers Tour '08 (7") 679 Recordings/Lex Records 2008 Lies (Album)(2x12'',CD,MP3) Lex Records 2008 We're Back (Single, EP,MP3) Lex Records 2008 Akin To Dancing (The Horrors Remix) (12") Dissident Special Projects 2009 Deceit EP (CDr, EP, Promo) Lex Records 2009 Heartbreak Remixes (3xFile, MP3, 320) Lex Records 2009 CESTRIAN RELEASES: Artists Anonymous #3 (12", Comp) Untitled (mentor) Bunker Records 2007 (*as cestrian robot) MANASYt vs Cestrian EP (12") Human Shield 2008 The Walled City (12") MNX Recordings 2009 Cold Winds Of Beeston / Murder At Mouldsworth (10"Ltd) Not On Label 2009 SOM Compilation Vol.2 (CDr, Comp) Chafe: A Painful Strid..Solar One Music 2009 Bah Unbug (3xCD, Comp) Cold Wind Of Beeston Unlabel 2010 Demon Uprising (12", MiniAlbum, Ltd) Remains MNX Recordings 2010