Under the name Ansølo, Elgort created a SoundCloud account to publish electronic dance music, and he has remixed songs such as “Born to Die” by Lana del Rey. In a livestream in February 2014 he stated he had signed a record deal with Tom Staar’s new label Staar Traxx and Steve Angello Size Records.
His first record “Unite” was released on April 21, 2014 on Beatport, and May 5, 2014 on iTunes. His second record, “Totem”, was released July 21, 2014 on Beatport and iTunes. His single “To Life”, a Bar Mitzvah-themed song, was released in September 2015.
He played in the Electric Zoo Festival main stage in 2014, Ultra Music Festival main stage in March 2015, played in red light dance music event in Amsterdam in 2014, opened some The Chainsmokers shows, a NERVO show, and some others shows with his friends Nicky Romero and Martin Garrix. He played his first headline show on his 21st birthday on Pacha NYC.
In 2015, he signed a record deal with Island/Universal Records, and released his first single titled “Home Alone” in July 2016.
On February 3 2017 he released a single called “Thief” under the name Ansel Elgort. The music video featured his current girlfriend Violetta Komyshan, a ballet dancer.
On May 5, 2017 he was featured on rapper Logic’s third studio album, Everybody, on a song titled “Killing Spree”.
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