Yves V

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Yves V
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Yves V (2014)
Background information
Birth name Yves Van Geertsom
Also known as Yves V
Born (1981-04-10) April 10, 1981 (age 37)
Origin Antwerp, Belgium
Genres Electro house, progressive house, Dutch house
Occupation(s) DJ, record producer
Labels Spinnin' Records, Smash the House
Website www.yves-v.com

Yves Van Geertsom (known professionally as Yves V) 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]

Singles[edit]

Year Title Label
2008 "Licence to Play"
(vs. Guy'do)
Red Rabbit Records
2009 "The Skillz"
(featuring MC Shurakano)
Belgian House Mafia
"Insane Pressure"
2011 "Madagascar"
(with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Angger Dimas)
Smash The House
"Eclipse" Armada Zouk
"Shaykid"
(with Lazy Jay)
Big & Dirty Records
"CloudBreaker"
(with Basto!)
Smash The House
2012 "Mandala"
"Enter My World"
"Arkadia"
"Bronx"
(with Bassjackers)
"Loops & Tings"
(with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike)
DOORN Records
"WOW"
(with Felguk)
Smash The House
"Chained"
(vs. Dani L Mebius)
Spinnin' Records
"Amok"
(with Loopers & Jacob van Hage)
Smash The House
2013 "Sonica (Running on a Highway)"
(featuring Paul Aiden)
Oxygen Recordings
"Umami" DOORN Records
"That Big"
(with Blasterjaxx)
Spinnin' Records
"Direct Dizko"
(with Sander van Doorn)
DOORN Records
"What"
(with Romeo Blanco)
Sneakerz Muzik
"Chrono"
(with Mell Tierra)
6K Music
2014 "Manga" 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
2015 "Memories Will Fade"
(with Promise Land featuring Mitch Thompson)
Smash The House
"Magic"
(with Sidney Samson)
"The Right Time"
(featuring Mike James)
"Octagon"
"King Cobra"
(vs. Don Diablo)
"Indigo"
(vs. Skytech & Fafaq)
DOORN Records
"Unbroken"
(with Quintino)
Spinnin' Records
2016 "Out Of Gravity"
(with Swanky Tunes)
Showland Records
"Fever"
(vs. Skytech & Fafaq)
DOORN 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
"Condor" Armada Zouk
2017 "Find Your Soul" Spinnin' Records
"Blow"
(with Marc Benjamin)
"Riders On The Storm"
(vs. Robert Falcon featuring Troy Denari)
SPRS
"Stay"
(with Matthew Hill featuring Betsy Blue)
Spinnin' Copyright Free Music
"Sorry Not Sorry"
(with Carta)
Spinnin' Records
2018 "Here With You"
(vs. Florian Picasso)
Dharma Worldwide
"Beautiful Tonight"
(with Sevenn)
SOURCE
"Magnolia"
(with HIDDN)
Spinnin' Records
"Running Wild"[1]
(with Futuristic Polar Bears featuring PollyAnna)
"Something Like"[2]
(with Zaeden featuring Jermaine Fleur)
Source
"Durga"[3]
(with Mariana Bo)
Dharma

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Running Wild (feat. PollyAnna) - Single by Yves V & Futuristic Polar Bears on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 9 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Something Like (feat. Jermaine Fleur) - Single by Yves V & Zaeden on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Durga - Single by Yves V & Mariana BO on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 18 September 2018.

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