Munich based DJ Y alias JY is a french versatile DJ /Bastard pop Producer. Coming from a rich musical background, he grew up in France, and learned to play the piano for twelve years. He also was part of a Gregorian Schola, a choir which specialises in Gregorian chant, singing in several cathedrals in Europe.
After moving to Germany in 1991 and starting dj-ing at students parties in Landshut, he survived the huge techno and dance wave of the 90s and got in touch with several music styles. Then, after living a year in Wuppertal, he was resident-Dj in the famous Café am Markt in Kaiserslautern. Munich called him for a new job opportunity, so he moved to Bavaria where he organised monthly the huge french music party in Munich called “French Kiss” from 1996 till 2007. He started making bastard pop tracks after meeting the french bootlegger ComaR and falling in love with his fresh bootleg music style. DJ Y alias JY’s bastard pop producer career brought him some attention from other bootleggers like DJ Zebra, DJ Moule, Partyben or Loo & Placido and other radio djs who played him on the radio all around the world. He also got huge attention from Moby himself who called one of his productions, a bootleg between Moby – Extreme Ways and Adele – Rolling In The Deep, “better than my original track”. 2011, his bootleg with Madcon and The Police was selected by Adam Sandler himself to be part of the soundtrack of the Sony Pictures movie “Just Go With It”. Early 2012 he received officially the chance to mash a track from Lana Del Rey (Universal Music Germany). The result was used as a promo gift in Germany for her single “Summertime Sadness” . 2012, he was invited by Chimperator (Cro’s music label – Cro is one of the biggest name in the german rap scene) to be part of Cro’s first official mashup compilation, producing three mashups for this project. End of 2012 he was nominated as the « Mashup Artist Of The Year » by Matuschke, the biggest radio show on Radio Bayern 3 (Germany). His mashups were also noticed by artists like Kavinsky, -M- (Matthieu Chedid) , Suzanne Vega, George Barnett, Milow and lately by Anna F and Touch and Go.
His productions are every day on heavy rotation on IloveRadio, Germany’s biggest interactive webradio.
2015, he became resident-DJ of the famous TOUR DE FRANCE Party in Munich.
With his bastard pop background, DJ Y alias JY has an open mind about all styles of music. He is the perfect man for uplifting sounds and crazy parties. He’s getting booked as a dj by a lot of clubs and companies all over Europe. He is also well known as an excellent wedding-DJ.
« Mashup(per) / Mashup Artist of the year 2012 » with his « Sunny, Happy (Easy – Part.2) » (Cro Vs. Gorillaz Vs. Bobby Hebb) on Matuschkes Radio Show / Bayern 3 (Germany)
Producer of the mashup « Summertime Madness » (Lana Del Rey Vs. Kool and The Gang) for Lana Del Rey as a promo-tool (Universal Music/Germany) for her new single « Summertime Sadness »
Producer of the mashup « Beggin’ – Madcon / Can’t Stand Loosing You – The Police » for Adam Sandler’s movie « JUST GO WITH IT » (Sony Pictures/Columbia Pictures)
Parties / References
TOUR DE FRANCE-Party resident DJ (Munich)
Halli Galli Drecksound Resident DJ (Munich)
Bootie Munich Resident DJ
Bootie Paris Resident DJ
Matuschke’s Lieblingstour Aftershow Guest-DJ 2012 (Radio Bayern 3)
Host and organizer of the monthly French Kiss Parties 1996 – 2007 (Munich)
Tour de France Party Guest-DJ 2001 – 2014 (Munich)
-M- live in Munich / After-Show DJ
Ariane Cross / Arianespace (Berlin)
Fête de la Musique (Erlangen)
Fête de la Musique (Munich)
Kick Ass (Würzburg)
Lange Nacht der Musik (Munich)
Gone Underground Film Premiere (Munich)
KirchGruppe / Pro7 Weihnachtsfeiern , DJ-ing mit Harald Schmitt, Fritz Egner und Fred Kogel (Munich)
Night Art Premiere (Munich)
Air France Tour Operator (Munich)
Siemens Financial Services (Munich)
Diakonie Jugendhilfe Bayern (München)
Cisco Systems (Germany)
French Disco / Sudclub / Alte Mälzerei / Gloria Regensburg (Germany)
European Patent Office (Munich)
Deutsche Bank (Munich)
Fete du Beaujolais (Munich)
BBC Radio 1 / The Chris Moyles Show (UK), BBC Radio 1 / A.Skillz Dj Set (UK), Radio 3 / RNE (Spain), Oui FM (France), Virgin Radio (France), Le Mouv’ (France), France Bleu (France), Pure FM (Belgium), Radio Contact (Belgium), Power FM (Turkey), Indie 103.1 (USA / Los Angeles), dc101 (USA / Washington DC), Klassik Radio (Germany), Bayern 2 / Zündfunk (Germany), Bayern 3 / Mashup Night (Germany), Bayern 3 / Kultnacht (Germany), Bayern 3 / Matuschke (Germany), Ego FM (Germany), WDR Funkhaus Europa (Germany), Iloveradio (Germany), Radio Campus Paris (France), Radio PFM (France), Maxxhits Bootlegs (France), Radio U (France), Radio Leipzig (Germany), Radio Milwaukee (USA)
Deluxe Music TV (Music Videos)
3 sat – Die Pixelmacher (Interview)
Bayerischer Rundfunk – Freitag Auf’d Nacht