Deniz Koyu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Deniz Koyu / KO:YU
Birth nameDeniz Akçakoyunlu
Also known asDeniz Koyu
Born (1985-04-29) 29 April 1985 (age 34)
OriginTurkey
GenresProgressive house, electro house
Occupation(s)Musician, DJ, music producer
InstrumentsKeyboards, mixer, synthesizer
Years active2007–present
LabelsProtocol Recordings, Spinnin' Records, Axtone Records, Refune Records, Flamingo Recordings, Recovery House, Netswork Records

KO:YU, also known as Deniz Koyu (born as Deniz Akçakoyunlu 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

2019[edit]

2018[edit]

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]

2019[edit]

2018[edit]

  • Galantis featuring Max - "Satisfied" (Galantis and Deniz Koyu VIP Remix)[14]
  • Ralph Felix - "No Excuses" (KO:YU and Ralph Felix Remix)[15]

2016[edit]

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

2015[edit]

  • Nick Martin – "Red Lion" (Deniz Koyu Remix)
  • Pep & Rash – "Rumors" (Deniz Koyu Remix)
  • Eddie Thoneick – "Solar" (Deniz Koyu 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]

  1. ^ Deniz Koyu Discography at Discogs
  2. ^ a b c Deniz Koyu Talks Quick Rise Into EDM's Elite – Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV
  3. ^ DJ Mag
  4. ^ Fedde Le Grand Talks Remix Anthems, 'Dark Light Sessions' – Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV
  5. ^ EDM Rookies To Watch In 2012 – Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be - Denis Koyu". ultratop.be. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  7. ^ "Lost Soul - Single by Deniz Koyu on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Automatic - Single by Deniz Koyu on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Eclipse - Single by Deniz Koyu on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  10. ^ Bein, Kat (27 September 2018). "Nicky Romero, Deniz Koyu & Walk Off The Earth's 'Paradise' Pops: Exclusive". Billboard. Archived from the original on 28 September 2018. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  11. ^ "Atlantis - Single by Deniz Koyu on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  12. ^ "Trippy - Single by KO:YU & THE CLIQQUE on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  13. ^ Stone, Katie (3 May 2019). "Alesso and Deniz Koyu drop 'Time' remix". EDM.com. Archived from the original on 15 May 2019. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  14. ^ "Satisfied (feat. MAX) / Mama Look At Me Now [Remixes Part 1] - EP by Galantis on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  15. ^ "No Excuses (KO:YU & Ralph Felix Remix) [feat. Anton Ewald] - Single by Ralph Felix on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 2 September 2018.

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

External links[edit]