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Yves Cheminade (French pronunciation: ​[iv ʃəminad]; born 18 July 1977 in Neuchâtel), better known by the stage name Yves Larock ([iv laʁɔk]), is a Swiss DJ and record producer. He is a member of Africanism All Stars.

Yves Larock
Birth nameYves Cheminade
Born (1977-07-18) 18 July 1977 (age 42)
Neuchâtel, Switzerland
OriginSwitzerland
GenresHouse
Occupation(s)Record producer, DJ
Years active2002–present
LabelsMillia Records (2009-present)
ULM (2007-present)
Data Records (2007-present)
MAP Records (2004-2006)
D:vision Records (2004-present)
Outrage (2004)
Royal Flush Records (2005)
Mconvene (2006)
Unlimited Sounds (2006)
Ultra Records (2005-present)
Associated actsAfricanism All Stars
Brazilian Kiss

Contents

BiographyEdit

His single "Rise Up", featuring vocals by Jaba, was a popular clubbing track throughout Europe and South Africa. It reached number 13 on the UK Singles Chart.

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Title Details Peak chart positions
SWI
Rise Up
  • Release date: 29 September 2008
  • Label: Sirup Music
  • Formats: CD
94
Manego
Milky Way
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
AUS
[1]
BEL
[1]
FIN
[1]
FRA
[1]
GRE
[1][2]
NL
[1]
SWE
[1]
SWI
[1]
UK
[1]
2005 "Zookey (Lift Your Leg Up)" 21 8 7 36
2007 "Rise Up" (featuring Jaba) 58 10 3 8 1 5 32 16 13 Rise Up
2008 "By Your Side" (featuring Jaba) 39 20
"Say Yeah" (featuring Jaba) 26
2009 "Listen to the Voice Inside" (featuring Steve Edwards) Manego

EPs / Other singlesEdit

  • 2004 : "Aiaka" (12") (Outrage)
  • 2005 : "Yves Larock EP" (12" EP) (Map Dark)
  • 2005 : "Red Dragon" (12") (Royal Flush Records)
  • 2006 : "Losing Track of Time" with JD Davis (Mconvene)
  • 2006 : "Something on Your Mind" with Discokidz (Unlimited Sounds)
  • 2008 : "2008 Summer EP" (EP) (D:vision Records)
  • 2010 : "Don't Turn Back" (D:vision Records)
  • 2010 : "Respect" with Jaba (D:vision Records)
  • 2010 : "Girl" (Remixes) with Tony Sylla vs. Tara McDonald (X-Energy Records)
  • 2011 : "Milky Way" feat. Trisha (X-Energy Records)
  • 2011 : "Million Miles" (Promo) (Universal Music)
  • 2011 : "Running Man" with Jesus Luz feat. Liliana Almeida (Millia Records)
  • 2011 : "If You're Lonely" with Cruzaders (Millia Records)
  • 2011 : "The Zoo" (Millia Records)
  • 2011 : "Viva Las Vegas" with Tony Sylla (Ego Music)
  • 2011 : "Pan! Pan!" with Tony Sylla (Millia Records)
  • 2012 : "Friday Is Dark / Tape" (Millia Records)
  • 2012 : "Surrounded" with TonyT
  • 2013 : "A Little - Carousel" (EP) (Millia Records)
  • 2013 : "Needed to Know" (Millia Records)

RemixesEdit

  • 2002 : Dirty Rockerz - Let's Get Mad (Yves Larock Remix)
  • 2005 : Dub Deluxe - Sex on Sax (Yves Larock 'n' Yann Remix)
  • 2005 : Yves Cheminade (alias Yves Larock) - Vibenight (Yves Larock & Ludovic B Mix)
  • 2006 : Major Boys vs. Kim Wilde - Friday Night Kids (Yves Larock Remix)
  • 2006 : Tune Brothers - Serenata (Yves Larock 'n' Yann Remix)
  • 2008 : Sunchasers - The Real Thing (Yves LaRock Remix)
  • 2008 : JD Davis - Thrill Factor (World Cup 2008) (Yves Larock Dub Mix)
  • 2009 : Cruzaders featuring Terri B - One Nation (Yves Larock Remix)
  • 2009 : Rico Bernasconi - Hit the Dust (Yves Larock Remix)
  • 2009 : Subdelux - Paparazzi (Yves Larock Club Edit)
  • 2010 : Akcent - That's My Name (Yves Larock Radio Edit)
  • 2010 : Guru Josh & Igor Blaska - Eternity (Yves Larock Remix)
  • 2012 : House Republic - Nuggetz (Yves Larock Remix)
  • 2013 : NERVO & Ivan Gough ft. Beverley Knight - Not Taking This No More (Yves Larock Remix)

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