Autist is Aniaetleprogrammeur and is a french electronic band based in Berlin, consisting of songwriter, instrumentalist and producer Gabriel Santini with best friend and alter ego Julie Bourgeois. Autist covers and mixes a wide range of genres including electropunk, dance music, psychedelic, chanson, electronica. Founded in Paris, the band released a debut electropunk LP album Die Kir(s)che auf dem Kopf in 2011 (Pale Music Int. - Tigerbeat6). It was followed by several singles and a second LP The friendly expectations of the stars in 2013 (Pale Music Int.). Since then they have toured venues and festivals across Europe and Japan and have produced several singles, EPs and remixes. Their latest recording Constance is released on Sept. 5th 2016.
Their recordings aim to expand and connect musical horizons, mixing electronic and acoustic instrumentations, from noisy dance to experimental chanson and soundscapes, with english, french and german lyrics, from spoken words to screaming vocals. The band live performances are an intense physical and sensory experience, integrating heavy wall of electronic, drums, razors guitars, abyssal vocals on top of their own light and video show.