Who is David Grellier ?

A Synthwave Musician David Grellier

David Grellier (conceived July 2, 1979, Nantes, France)[1] is a French electronica artist and organizer of the melodic activities College (2005) and Valerie (2007). Under the stage name Mitch Silver, he is additionally an individual from the electroclash band Sexy Sushi, dynamic since 2004.

Birth name David Grellier
Born July 2, 1979 (age 39)
Nantes, France
Genres Electronica, synthwave
Occupation(s) Composer, Performer, Producer
Years active 2004–Present
Associated acts Sexy Sushi, Electric Youth
Website www.college-music.com


(Melodic Project)
Origin Nantes, France
Genres Synthpop, synthwave
A long time active 2005– Present
Labels FVTVR , Valerie
Members David Grellier

David Grellier's Background

School, in Grellier's words, was an endeavor "to incorporate into my music the feelings of my youth" and was significantly affected by American 1980s popular culture, "80's cleansers and a tasteful which I especially like: shading, pictures, gleaming movies and the sun – pictures of Los Angeles, Chicago and the majority of alternate urban areas that [...] keep on intriguing me"[3] and additionally specialists including Daft Punk, Alan Braxe, Fred Falke, Lifelike, Jacques Lu Cont, Nicolas Makelberge, DJ Falcon, and John Carpenter.[4]

In 2008, College discharged the collection Secret Diary,[5][6] nearby the EP Teenage Color. In 2011, the aggregate discharged a second collection Northern Council.[7] that year, College's melody "A Real Hero" was utilized in the soundtrack of the film Drive[8][9] turning into an outlining hit in France coming to #26.[10] The next year a similar tune was incorporated into the soundtrack of the film Taken 2.[11]

On March 13, 2013, College discharged a third full-length collection, Heritage, presenting another arrangement of live acts the world over joined by new visual substance. French visual framework craftsman Chromaphase collaborated for the Shanghai act.[12][13]

On 10 October 2014, College reported their fourth EP Save The Day. The title track highlights vocals by Nola Wren.[14] The official music video for "Spare The Day" appeared on 9 November 2014.[15] Jay Buim coordinated the music video, which has been portrayed as "dim." [16] Both the EP and music video are said to have been motivated by stalker movies of the late 1970s and mid 1980s.


(Music Collective)

Origin Nantes, France

Genres Electro, "retro-futurist", 1980s music, synthwave

A long time active 2007– Present

The Valerie Collective depicted as "in charge of a portion of the plain best unique electronic music presently leaving France", was made as an approach to encourage melodic ability, by giving chances to coordinated effort among craftsmen, likewise interfacing them through online journals and other web channels. The group is portrayed by a "retro-futurist", "sentimental mix of 1980s enlivened electro" or synthwave.[3]

The melodic participation was established in Nantes in 2007 by David Grellier and his companions and partners. Different acts in Valerie incorporate The Outrunners, Minitel Rose, Anoraak, Maethelvin, all from Nantes[3] and in addition Russ Chimes from London and DVAS from Toronto. Different craftsmen included Keenhouse and Electric Youth. The song of the group is "West Coast Valerie", a remix of the TV arrangement Côte Ouest.[18]

A portion of the works are discharged under the Valerie possess record mark, while others are discharged under different names like FVTVR, Endless Summer Recordings, Believe Digital, Flexx, Free Danger. The mark Endless Summer Recordings likewise arranged a gathering collection in 2009 entitled Valerie and Friends joining an extraordinary number of craftsmen in the venture.

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