Deniz Koyu

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Deniz Koyu / KO:YU
Birth name Deniz Akcakoyunlu
Also known as Deniz Koyu
Born (1985-04-29) 29 April 1985 (age 33)
Origin Turkey
Genres Progressive house, electro house
Occupation(s) Musician, DJ, music producer
Instruments Keyboards, mixer, synthesizer
Years active 2007–present
Labels Protocol Recordings, Spinnin' Records, Axtone Records, Refune Records, Flamingo Recordings, Recovery House, Netswork Records

KO:YU, also known as Deniz Koyu (born as Deniz Akcakoyunlu in Bochum, Germany)[1] is a Turkish/German DJ and electronic dance music producer who specializes in progressive house and electro house. He has received worldwide support from acclaimed DJs such as Avicii, Swedish House Mafia,[2] Tiësto, Dada Life and Fedde le Grand[3][4] and was named an EDM artist to watch in 2012 by MTV.[5] Getting into EDM(at age 18), he previously enjoyed pop music and indie pop.[2] He lists Daft Punk, disco house and later on progressive and electro house as influences.[2] Koyu is best known for his track "Tung!". He now produces under the name "KO:YU".[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Charted singles[edit]

Title Year Charts Album
BEL
[6]
"Tung!" 2014 35 Non-album single

2018[edit]

  • "Atlantis"[7]
  • "Trippy" (with The Cliqque)[8]
  • "15 Sleeps" (featuring RuthAnne)

2017[edit]

  • "A Way Home" (with Don Palm)

2016[edit]

  • "Roads" (vs Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike)
  • "Don't Wait" (featuring Example)

2015[edit]

  • "Never Alone" (with Thomas Gold)
  • "The Way Out" (featuring Amba Shepherd)
  • "Sonic"
  • "Lift" (with Don Palm)

2014[edit]

  • "To The Sun"
  • "Goin' Down" (vs Twoloud)
  • "Ruby"

2013[edit]

  • "Halo" (with Dirty South)
  • "Rage"

2012[edit]

2011[edit]

  • "Tung!"
  • "Hertz"
  • "Hydra"

2010[edit]

  • "Milton & The Nodheads"
  • "Lose Control" (featuring Jason Caesar)
  • "Time of Our Lives" (featuring Shena)
  • "Magnitude"
  • "Grunge"
  • "What We Are"

2009[edit]

  • "The Young Ones"
  • "Feel This" (featuring Martin Sola)

2008[edit]

2007[edit]

  • "Taste Me"
  • "Smash Up"

Remixes[edit]

2018[edit]

  • Galantis featuring Max - "Satisfied" (Galantis and Deniz Koyu VIP Remix)[9]
  • Ralph Felix - "No Excuses" (KO:YU and Ralph Felix Remix)[10]

2016[edit]

  • "Aviators" ("Lift" Vocal Mix - with Don Palm)
  • Alesso - "I Wanna Know" (Alesso and Deniz Koyu Remix)

2015[edit]

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

  • Krewella – "Live for the Night (Danny Avila & Deniz Koyu Remix)"

2012[edit]

2011[edit]

  • Kaskade featuring Rebecca & Fiona – "Turn It Down (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • James Blunt – "Dangerous (Deniz Koyu & Johan Wedel Remix)"
  • Flo Rida featuring Akon – "Who Dat Girl (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Michael Canitrot and Ron Carroll – "When You Got Love (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Jean Elan featuring Cosmo Klein – "Feel Alive (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Amloop – "Caminhando E Cantando (Deniz Koyu Remix)"

2010[edit]

  • Timofey and Bartosz Brenes vs. Terri B! – Heaven (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Hype Jones & Alex Sayz – "Never Give Up (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • John Dahlbäck – "Back to the Dancefloor (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Yenson – "My Feeling (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Dave Darell – "I Just Wanna Live (Deniz Koyu Remix)"

2009[edit]

2008[edit]

  • Capilari and Salvavida – "Oye Como Va (Micha Moor & Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Guru Da Beat and Tres Amici – "One Love (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Yvan and Dan Daniel – "In Heaven (Join Me) (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Atrocite – "Temptations (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Horny United vs. DJ Sign – "Oohhh (Deniz Koyu Remix)"

2007[edit]

  • Kid Chris – "South Beach (Micha Moor & Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Yanou – "A Girl Like You (Deniz Koyu Remix)"
  • Jay North featuring Charles Thambi – "Drifting (Deniz Koyu Mix)"
  • Atrocite featuring Mque – "Only You (Deniz Koyu Mix)"
  • EmSlice and Denga – "So Sexy (Deniz Koyu's Robotsex Remix)"

References[edit]

Family: Theresa Kongarez, Sinan Ergen, Linus Englert, Cornelius Weidmann, Memeth Ergen

External links[edit]