Laurent Garnier ( born February 1, 1966 in Boulogne- Billancourt ) is a French techno producer and DJ.
Garnier made an apprenticeship as a hotel manager and worked, among others in Manchester, where he was the hype surrounding the genre of acid house witnessed during the 1980s and started his activities as a DJ. As a DJ of the club The Haçienda in Manchester Garnier was in the late 1980s and the early 1990s paved the way for so-called Madchester scene.
Since the mid- 1990s sets Garnier focus of his work as a music producer and with the release of the studio albums in the House genre. In addition to Eric Morand he is founder of the label F Communications. Garnier is also the author of a book that deals with the history of electronic music and his work as a DJ.
Singles and EPs
- Greed - DVD single - F Communications, Film Office, TDK Mediactive - 2001
- Live à l' Elysée Montmartre - F communications - 2002
- Electric shock, together with a couple David Brun -Lambert, Hannibal, Brun -Lambert 2005, ISBN 3-85445-252-7.