Dave Audé

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Dave Audé
Birth name Dave Aude
Also known as JX Riders
Claude Le Gache
D'Still'D
Extension 119
Needle Damage
Rich Kidz[1]
Jada[2]
Genres House
Pop Dance
Progressive House[3]
Occupation(s) DJ, producer
Years active 1991–present
Labels Audacious
Cherrytree
Ultra
Moonshine
Associated acts Selena Gomez, Mark Ronson, JX Riders, Pussycat Dolls, Rock Mafia
Website www.daveaude.com

Dave Audé is a Grammy-winning producer, house DJ, and remixer. He operates his own label Audacious Records, and is known for having more #1s than any other producer on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart.[4] 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, Selena Gomez and Beyoncé. As an artist, Audé has scored 14 hit singles thus far on the Billboard charts, including 114 #1 remixes on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart.[4] In 2010 he was nominated for a Grammy for his remix of Dean Coleman "I Want You".[5] In 2016, Audé won a Grammy Award in the Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical category for his remix of Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. Dave Audé's songs are represented by Downtown Music Publishing. Dave is managed by legendary record executive, producer, songwriter, and publisher Martin Kierszenbaum.

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 the 90's, 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.[6] It was his third single of 2014 to peak at No. 1 on the Hot Dance Club Songs.[7]

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Audé began making compilation and remix albums, and as an artist has scored 13 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),[4] 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), "Aftermath (Here We Go)" with Andy Bell (US Dance #1), "Hustlin'" with Vassy, Crazibiza (US Dance #1) and "True Original" again with Andy Bell (US Dance #1). Additionally, he has produced and/or 114 #1 US Dance tracks to date.

In 2006, Audé founded his own label, Audacious Records in order to release his own tracks.

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, Audé was nominated for a Grammy for his remix of Dean Coleman's "I Want You".[5] As of 2015, he has produced 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, Ivy Levan, and Beyoncé.

In 2016 during the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, Audé received a Grammy for his remix of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' hit single "Uptown Funk".

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]

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". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  2. ^ "Jada Discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-16. 
  3. ^ "Beatport". Beatport.com. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  4. ^ a b c Billboard Singles, Allmusic
  5. ^ a b "58th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees". GRAMMY.com. Retrieved 2016-07-16. 
  6. ^ "AVAILABLE NOW: Rokelle ft. Dave Audé "Take Me Away (The Remixes)"". Audacious Records. Retrieved 2015-02-02. 
  7. ^ "Year End Charts". Billboard. 2014. Retrieved 2015-01-25. 

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