Dave Audé

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Dave Audé
Also known as Claude Le Gache
D'Still'D
Extension 119
Needle Damage
Rich Kidz[1]
Genres House
Dance
Progressive house
Trance[2]
Occupation(s) DJ, producer
Years active 1991–present
Labels Audacious
Ultra
Moonshine
Website www.daveaude.com

Dave Audé is a producer, house DJ, and remixer. He operates both his own Audacious Records, and is known for co-founding Moonshine Music in the 1990s. He has done production for artists such as U2, will.i.am, t.A.T.u., Katy Perry, Barenaked Ladies, Faith No More, Rihanna, Yoko Ono, Madonna, CeCe Peniston, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion and Beyoncé. Audé has scored 11 hit singles thus far on the Billboard charts.[3] In 2010 he was nominated for a Grammy for his remix of Dean Coleman "I Want You".[4] Dave Audé's songs are represented by Downtown Music Publishing.

Biography[edit]

Audé is the older brother of former Major League Baseball player Rich Audé. Audé began his career teaching at the Los Angeles Recording Workshop as a MIDI instructor at the age of 22. In 1991, he began making house music at Truth, a Los Angeles dance club, and formed Lunatic Fringe with the club's owner, Steve Levy. They founded Moonshine Music, a record label, together, and built a studio in West Hollywood.

"Take Me Away" by Rokelle, a song co-written and featuring Audé, displays his utilization of house and other electronic genres in his production.[5] It was his third single of 2014 to peak at No. 1 on the Hot Dance Club Songs.[6]

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Audé began making compilation and remix albums, and has scored 11 hit singles thus far, 1999's "Floor Filler Tune" (US Dance #20), 2006's "Common Ground" (US Dance #4), 2007's "Make It Last" (US Dance #1),[3] 2009's "Grass Is Greener" (with Sisely Treasure) (US Dance #1), 2010's "Figure It Out" (US Dance #1) with Isha Coco, a.k.a. Luciana Caporaso, 2011's "I'm Still Hot" with Luciana Caporaso (US Dance #1), 2012's "Never Forget" feat. Lena Katina (US Dance #1), 2012's "Something For The Weekend" with Luciana Caporaso (US Dance #1), Hold Me with Yoko Ono (US Dance #1), 2013's "Electricity & Drums (Bad Boy) with Akon & Luciana Caporaso (US Dance #1), 2014's "Take Me Away" with Rokelle (US Dance #1), and "Aftermath (Here We Go)" with Andy Bell (US Dance #1), "Hustlin'" with Vassy, Crazibiza (US Dance #1). Additionally, he has 98 #1 US Dance tracks to date. In 2006, Audé founded his own label, Audacious Records.

In 2009, he appeared on the TV show Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious as part of Robin Antin's expert team to help the girls rehearse. Audé was also Music Director for the Pussycat Dolls' 2009 World Tour.

In 2010 Dave was Nominated for a Grammy for his remix of Dean Coleman "I Want You".[4] As of 2014, he has done production for artists such as U2, KoЯn, Coldplay, Chris Brown, will.i.am, One Direction, t.A.T.u., Katy Perry, Barenaked Ladies, Faith No More, Sting, Juanes, Rihanna, Yoko Ono, Amy Grant, The Pussycat Dolls, Lady Gaga, Lunascape, Madonna, Wanessa, Britney Spears, CeCe Peniston, Selena Gomez & the Scene, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion and Beyoncé.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Audacious Summer Vol. 1 (2014)
  • Audacious 4 (2013)
  • Audacious Summer 2011 Sampler (2011)
  • Audacious 3 (2011)
  • 2 Audacious (2009)
  • Audacious (2006)

Singles[edit]

  • 2015 "Step It Up" RuPaul (feat. Dave Aude)
  • 2015 "Im Gonna Get You" feat. Jessica Sutta
  • 2014 "Believe" (Producer) Irina
  • 2014 "Tomorrow Never Dies" (Producer) Gali
  • 2014 "Tokyo Style" FUTURE BOYZ (feat. Dave Aude & Vassy)
  • 2014 "Sweeter" feat. Porcelain Black
  • 2014 "Tears" Justin Caruso & Dave Aude feat. Miss Palmer
  • 2014 "You Only Talk in #hashtag" feat. Luciana
  • 2014 "Love Come Down" (Writer & Producer) Ivan Gomez & Nacho Chapado feat. Vassy
  • 2014 "Aftermath (Here We Go)" Dave Audé feat. Andy Bell
  • 2013 "Satellite" Justin Caruso & AUDÉ (feat. Christine Novelli)
  • 2013 "Take Me Away" Rokelle (feat. Dave Audé)
  • 2013 "All Night" (Writer & Producer) Irina
  • 2013 "Hustlin'" (Crazibiza & Dave Audé feat. Vassy)
  • 2013 "Electricity & Drums (Bad Boy)" (feat. Akon & Luciana)
  • 2013 "Bullet" Rokelle (feat. Dave Audé)
  • 2013 "Hold Me" Yoko Ono (feat. Dave Audé)
  • 2013 "The Girl Can't Help It" Katia Nicole (Writer & Producer)
  • 2012 "Something For The Weekend" (with Luciana)
  • 2012 "Never Forget" (with Lena Katina of t.A.T.u.)
  • 2011 "I'm Still Hot" (with Luciana)
  • 2011 "That You Like" (with Sisely Treasure)
  • 2011 "Holdin' On" (with Elijah)
  • 2010 "Dancin' Circles" (with David Garcia and Sisely Treasure)
  • 2010 "Figure It Out" (with Isha Coco)
  • 2009 "Lie to Ourselves" (with Christopher Lawrence and Jen Lasher)
  • 2008 "Grass Is Greener" (with Sisely Treasure)
  • 2007 "Make It Last" (with Jessica Sutta)
  • 2006 "Common Ground" (with Tall Paul and Sisely Treasure)
  • 2003 "The Zone" (as Extension 119)
  • 2002 "I Don't Want Nobody" (as Jada)
  • 2000 "Rush Hour"
  • 2000 "Drowning" (as Cleveland Lounge)
  • 2000 "I Can't Wait"
  • 1999 "Another Day" (as Jada)
  • 1999 "Push That Thing"
  • 1999 "That Zipper Track" (as Needle Damage)
  • 1997 "L-O-V-E" (in group Disfunktional)
  • 1996 "Free/Lunatix" (in group Disfunktional)
  • 1996 "Stop/Go" (as D'Still'D)

Remixes[edit]

The following is an incomplete list of songs with official remixes released by Dave Aude, in alphabetical order by song name:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discography". Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  2. ^ "Beatport". Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  3. ^ a b Billboard Singles, Allmusic.com
  4. ^ a b http://www.grammy.com/nominees?year=2009&genre=30
  5. ^ "AVAILABLE NOW: Rokelle ft. Dave Audé "Take Me Away (The Remixes)"". Audacious Records. Retrieved 2015-02-02. 
  6. ^ "Year End Charts". Billboard. 2014. Retrieved 2015-01-25. 

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