Yves V

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Yves V
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Yves V (2014)
Background information
Birth nameYves Van Geertsom
Also known asYves V
Born (1981-04-10) April 10, 1981 (age 38)
OriginAntwerp, Belgium
GenresElectro house, progressive house, Dutch house
Occupation(s)DJ, record producer
LabelsSpinnin' Records, Smash the House
Websitewww.yves-v.com

Yves Van Geertsom (known professionally as Yves V or Eefee) is a Belgian DJ. He took the 34th position in the annual DJ Mag Top 100 in 2015.

Career[edit]

Yves V performed at festivals such as TomorrowWorld, Sensation, mystic valley and Mysteryland. Yves V has also been guest DJ in well-known clubs such as Guaba, Pacha, Anzu Club, Nikki Beach and many others in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brasil, Cyprus, Spain, France, Finland, Italy, Greece and his native country Belgium.[citation needed]

Yves V broke through with his remix "Insane Pressure" in 2009.[citation needed] His tracks appeal to a broad audience and evolved from underground trance to Beatport Top 100 hits. He collaborated with major artists: "Madagascar" with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike & Angger Dimas, "Cloudbreaker" with Basto!, "Momentum" with Regi, "Old Skool Sound" with Chuckie and "Direct Dizko" with Sander van Doorn. His remixes also put his stamp on Hiphop artists such as Timbaland, Missy Elliott and Ginuwine.[citation needed]

In 2014, "Wait Till Tomorrow" with Regi featuring Mitch Crown became a big summer hit.[citation needed] Yves V released his newest single "Octagon" on record label Smash The House in Autumn 2015.[citation needed]

DJ Mag Top 100[edit]

In 2015, Yves V took the 34th position in DJ Mag Top 100, the annual DJ world ranking.[citation needed] Besides Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike he is the first Belgian to be in the top forty.

Tomorrowland[edit]

Yves V in Alicante (Spain) in 2016.

Together with the Belgian-Greek DJ-duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Yves-V is resident DJ at the Belgian festival Tomorrowland. In 2007, he was the first Belgian DJ to climb the mainstage and was scheduled amongst stars as David Guetta and Armin van Buuren.[citation needed] Since his first gig at Tomorrowland he has performed 8 times at its mainstage. Next to Tomorrowland, Yves V is also official resident DJ at TomorrowWorld in Atlanta (United States) and Itu (Brasil).[citation needed] He also collaborated in the making of the official Tomorrowland CD. The three-CD exclusive compilation included a personally curated mix from Yves V.[citation needed]

Since 2012 Yves V hosts his V-Sessions stage at Tomorrowland. Eric Prydz, Nicky Romero, AN21 & Max Vangeli, Sultan & Ned Shepard and Pete Tong were invited to his stage.[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays
Title Details
Money Money / Show Me[1]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Label
UK
[2]
"Licence to Play"
(with Guy'do)
2008 Red Rabbit Records
"The Skillz"
(featuring MC Shurakano)
2009 Belgian House Mafia
"Insane Pressure"
"Madagascar"
(with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Angger Dimas)
2011 Smash the House
"Eclipse" Armada Zouk
"Shaykid"
(with Lazy Jay)
Big & Dirty Records
"CloudBreaker"
(with Basto!)
Smash the House
"Mandala" 2012
"Enter My World"
"Arkadia"
"Bronx"
(with Bassjackers)
"Loops & Tings"
(with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike)
DOORN Records (Spinnin' Records)
"Wow"
(with Felguk)
Smash the House
"Chained"
(vs. Dani L Mebius)
Spinnin' Records
"Amok"
(with Loopers and Jacob van Hage)
Smash The House
"Sonica (Running on a Highway)"
(featuring Paul Aiden)
2013 Oxygen Recordings (Spinnin' Records)
"Umami" DOORN Records
"That Big"
(with Blasterjaxx)
Spinnin' Records
"Direct Dizko"
(with Sander van Doorn)
DOORN Records (Spinnin' Records)
"What"
(with Romeo Blanco)
Sneakerz Muzik
"Chrono"
(with Mell Tierra)
6K Music
"Manga" 2014 DOORN Records
"Crash"
(with Rudebo1)
Smash the House
"Oldschool Sound"
(featuring Chuckie)
"Wait Till Tomorrow"
(with Regi featuring Mitch Crown)
"Karma"
(with Freddy See)
6K Music
"Chasing Fairytales"
"Crackle"
(with D-Wayne)
Wall Recordings
"Memories Will Fade"
(with Promise Land featuring Mitch Thompson)
2015 Smash the House
"Magic"
(with Sidney Samson)
"The Right Time"
(featuring Mike James)
"Octagon"
"King Cobra"
(with Don Diablo)
"Indigo"
(with Skytech and Fafaq)
DOORN Records (Spinnin' Records)
"Unbroken"
(with Quintino)
Spinnin' Records
"Out of Gravity"
(with Swanky Tunes)
2016 Showland Records
"Fever"
(vs. Skytech and Fafaq)
DOORN Records (Spinnin' Records)
"Daylight"
(with Dimitri Vangelis & Wyman)
Spinnin' Records
"To the Beat"
(with Laidback Luke featuring Hawkboy)
Mixmash Records
"On Top of the World"
(with Sem Thomasson featuring Ruby Prophet)
Spinnin' Records
"Joker" Spinnin' Premium (Spinnin' Records)
"Condor" Armada Zouk (Armada Music)
"Find Your Soul" 2017 Spinnin' Records
"Blow"
(with Marc Benjamin)
"Riders on the Storm"
(with Robert Falcon featuring Troy Denari)
SPRS (Spinnin' Records)
"Stay"
(with Matthew Hill featuring Betsy Blue)
Spinnin' Copyright Free Music (Spinnin' Records)
"Sorry Not Sorry"
(with Carta)
Spinnin' Records
"Here with You"
(vs. Florian Picasso)
2018 Dharma Worldwide (Spinnin' Records)
"Beautiful Tonight"
(with Sevenn)
SOURCE (Spinnin' Records)
"Magnolia"
(with Hiddn)
Spinnin' Records
"Running Wild"[3]
(with Futuristic Polar Bears featuring PollyAnna)
"Something Like"[4]
(with Zaeden featuring Jermaine Fleur)
SOURCE (Spinnin' Records)
"Durga"[5]
(with Mariana Bo)
Dharma Worldwide (Spinnin' Records)
"Innocent"[6]
(with Alok featuring Gavin James)
Spinnin' Records
"Teenage Crime"[7]
(with Matthew Hill and Adrian Lux)
2019
"No Regrets"[8]
(with Kshmr)
Dharma Worldwide (Spinnin' Records)
"One Day"[9]
(with Sam Feldt featuring Rozes)
Spinnin' Records
"My Friend"[10]
"We Got That Cool"
(featuring Afrojack and Icona Pop)
68
"Not So Bad"[11]
(with Ilkay Sencan featuring Emie)
2020
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released.

Remixes[edit]

Title Year Original artist
"Emoji"[12] 2019 Galantis
"A Lover and a Memory"[13] Steve Aoki featuring Mike Posner
"Shine"[14] Brother Leo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Money Money / Show Me EP by Yves V on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  2. ^ https://www.officialcharts.com/artist/56152/yves-v-ft-afrojack-and-icona-pop/
  3. ^ "Running Wild (feat. PollyAnna) - Single by Yves V & Futuristic Polar Bears on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 9 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Something Like (feat. Jermaine Fleur) - Single by Yves V & Zaeden on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Durga - Single by Yves V & Mariana BO on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  6. ^ Siganporia, Melody (19 October 2018). "Alok and Yves V Team Up to Drop "Innocent" ft. Gavin James on Spinnin' Records". EDM.com. Archived from the original on 24 October 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Durga - Single by Yves V & Mariana BO on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  8. ^ Fabrick, Mark (1 March 2019). "Your EDM Premiere: Kshmr, Yves V and Krewella – No Regrets". Your EDM. Archived from the original on 1 March 2019. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  9. ^ "One Day (feat. ROZES) - Single by Sam Feldt & Yves V on iTunes". iTunes Store. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  10. ^ "My Friend - Single by Yves V on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  11. ^ "Not So Bad (feat. Emie) - Single by Yves V on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  12. ^ "Emoji (Remixes) - Single by Galantis". iTunes Store. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  13. ^ "Neon Future III (Remixes) by Steve Aoki on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 23 February 2019.
  14. ^ "Shine (Yves V Remix) - Single by Brother Leo on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 3 July 2019.

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