Biography

Yves Deruyter started his DJ career in 1985 and played in famous Belgian clubs such as Globe, Barocci, Cherrymoon, Extreme, Carat, BBC, La Rocca and many more. In 1991 he started producing and his first single “Animals”, released on Bonzeai Records, became a big club hit in Belgium. The success of his first track led to DJ-gigs at all the big rave parties such as May Day, Energy, Love Parade, Street Parade, Nature One, Trance Energy, Mysteryland, Inner City, Sensation Black, Dance Valley, Groundzero, Frequence, Decibel Outdoor, Defcon, Gatecrasher, Ilove Techno, Antwerp is burning, City Parade, Tomorrowland, …

Yves’ second single “Rave City” made a leap into the German market and became a big succcess with more than 50.000 units sold and the follow up “Calling Earth” topped 70.000 units. Then the track “The Rebel” was an international breakthrough for Yves, followed by “The House of House”, “In My Electric House” (Cherrymoon Trax) and many more.

By now he has worked with producers like Frederico Santini, M.I.K.E. Dierickx (Push, The Blackmaster, Moon Project,…). The single “Rhytmic Bazz”, from the album 2001 as well as “Back to Earth” were released together with “Music-Nonstop”, which was remixed by Ton TB (Three Drives) and others. These tracks have played have played a huge part in the trance club scene and have helped shape many careers in EDM.

Yves’ awesome cover of Underworlds classic “Born Slippy” continues to be a hugely memorable track. The single Infinity followed and was picked up by a lot of compilations, radio shows and DJ’s alike. Yves has mixed and produced many compilations himself including mega mixes for Bonzai Records.

As a very hard working DJ, Yves Deruyter regularly travels Europe where he is in high demand for his DJ skills. As a born entertainer his vision of his future in music is and will always be, making music for the people. With new studio work on the way Yves’ releases are highly anticipated by his fans and followers. Yves back catalogue can be found on many good download stores.