Lemaitre was started in Oslo, Norway in 2010 by Ketil Jansen and Ulrik Denizou Lund. The duo had known each other since they were kids and have both done music in different directions most of their lives. 19 years old and just finished school, they decided to make some music together, Ulrik with background in rock/indie bands and Ketil with background in electronic music. They are influenced by acts such as Daft Punk, Röyksopp, Justice, The Strokes, Ratatat, Phoenix, Noisia and Deadmau5. Lemaitre on Last.fm.