Jef Martens (Dutch pronunciation: [j?f mart?ns]; born 8 January 1975), better known by his stage name Basto (stylized as Basto!), is a Belgian record producer, musician and DJ. He primarily produces electro house music, and he is signed to the ARS label. He has produced using various aliases such as Bitch Boys, Candyman, Dirty Bunch, DJ Basik, Felix Project, Jin Sonic, Kings of Porn, and Lazy Jay. He was also a member of the Belgian dance group Lasgo. Martens co-produced with the band in 2009 and 2010 on a number of singles. He is best known for producing the Azealia Banks' hit debut single "212" under the alias of Lazy Jay, together with his brother Toon. He also produced "Scream & Shout" for and Britney Spears in 2012.

Musical career

He started DJing in 2005, finding local success in Belgium and the Netherlands through "Rock With You" (2005) and a later cooperation with Peter Luts in "On My Own" (2008). It was with "Gregory's Theme" (2011) that Basto found chart success in France. After some well-received remixes for well-known artists, including Kylie Minogue, Moby and Sander Van Doorn, he gained international fame through a successful dance hit, "Again and Again" in 2011. Basto! dropped the exclamation mark from his name to be known as Basto.


Studio albums

  • Live Tonight (2013)

Extended plays

  • EP 1
  • Sunrise / Shut Your Eyes


As lead artist

As featured artist


  • AnnaGrace - Love Keeps Calling (Basto Remix)
  • Angellisa - Hard to Breathe (Lazy Jay Remix)
  • Lasgo - Hold Me Now (Basto Remix)
  • Sander Van Doorn featuring Carol Lee - Love Is Darkness (Basto Remix)
  • Ian Van Dahl - Just A Girl (Basto Remix)
  • Kylie Minogue - Put Your Hands Up (Basto Remix)
  • Moby - The Day (Basto Remix)
  • Adrian Lux featuring The Good Natured - Alive (Basto Remix)
  • Ed Sheeran - Drunk (Lazy Jay's Wasted in London Remix)
  • The Wanted - Warzone (Basto Remix)
  • Labrinth - Express Yourself (Lazy Jay Remix)
  • Chic Flowerz - Gypsy Woman (Basto Remix)
  • Starkillers and Nadia Ali - Keep It Coming (Basto Remix)
  • Lil Jon featuring LMFAO - Drink (Lazy Jay Remix)
  • Flo Rida featuring Sia - Wild Ones (Basto Remix)
  • Spandau Ballet vs.
    Basto - Gold 2012
  • Basto vs. Keane - Bend and Break (Basto Remix)
  • Cleo - Zabior? Nas (Basto Remix)


Source : Wikipedia

Top Tracks

Again and Again - Radio Edit 1

Again and Again - Radio Edit

Again And Again 2

Again And Again

I Rave You - Original Mix 3

I Rave You - Original Mix

Hold You - Radio Edit 4

Hold You - Radio Edit

Rock With You 5

Rock With You

Gregory's Theme - Radio Edit 6

Gregory's Theme - Radio Edit

Gregory's Theme 7

Gregory's Theme

Again And Again - Extended Mix 8

Again And Again - Extended Mix

Again & Again 9

Again & Again

Keep On Rocking 10

Keep On Rocking

Top Albums

Again and Again
Again and Again
I Rave You
I Rave You


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