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Airwave

Full name: Laurent Christian Georges Véronnez
Nationality: Belgium
Born: 10 December 1978
Description
Laurent Veronnez aka Airwave aka many many other guises was born in Brussels in 1977, he is a naturally gifted artist and this manifested in him at the age of just 7. Influenced by the 80′s and 90′s sounds and by greats such as Kraftwerk, Jean Michel Jarre, Orbital, Oliver Lieb and BT, he honed his skills in music knowledge and technology. Laurent would then see demos picked up by the infamous Bonzai imprint in 1996 and the stunning Airwave – “I want To Believe” was released. In 1998 this was picked up by many top DJ’s including Sasha and Oakenfold and later on by an up and coming DJ, Tiesto. Airwave’s sound was and still is prominent in the UK and Dutch trance scene and this has helped a host of today’s top DJ’s be where they are now. His infectious music spread further in 1999 to Germany, Italy and the world and now Airwave is a very popular name on the EDM scene with a huge, loyal fan-base.

Versatility and great skill in the studio led to many collaborations including with his friend Jurgen Leyers forming together Fire & Ice and E.N.E.R.G.Y., with Georges Petkidis on some Planisphere tracks and with Marnik Braeckevelt as Antidote. The list continues with many other greats including Yves Deruyter, M.I.K.E., Armin Van Buuren, Ferry Tale, Marcus Schulz and John 00 Fleming, this is just the tip of the iceberg. Breaking boundaries and turning his hand to many genres of music Laurent has as many as 500+ productions and remixes under his belt. Laurent then started to develop his DJing and live performances and has played in some big venues, Slinky, Gatecrasher, Godskitchen, The Gallery, 1015, Dopler in Bratislava, and many others back in the day.

In 2000 he embarked on a new wave of performance with gigs all over the world in England, Scotland, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Canada, Netherlands, Spain, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, South Africa, with totally improvised keyboards while DJing and the Triloset was born and continues to this day. Fast approaching 20 years in the business, Laurent can never be pigeon-holed to one genre as his impressive list of albums will attest. His first album “Believe” in 2002 performed very well and this was to do well again in the 2004 album “I Want To Believe”. “Trilogique” soon followed and it is now that Laurent’s passion starts to come through in a big way. Released first in 2006 this album contains three parts, bringing the audience three different tastes of electronic music into one single package, “Trilogique” would go on to be a huge success reaffirming Laurent’s position in EDM. Many more albums followed and each have made their mark on the world.

Time saw him finally running Banshee Worx with his long time partners and friends Marnik and Fly, and also expanding his knowledge of acoustics in order to develop his career as a producer and as a sound designer among others. Laurent runs a monthly radio show called Progrez where he showcases a wide range of music, this is followed religiously by his army of fans the world over. Music that is full of emotion, special and unique with expressed feelings, many have claimed it has changed their lives for the better. When there are discussions on greats of EDM the name Airwave-Laurent always crops up.

He has a deep respect among his peers for his beliefs on the industry and he speaks honestly about how he feels and where he sees his musical vision take him. One of the most gifted artists of our time and with a passion still very strong we are sure to see a lot more from this man. Laurent’s works under many of his guises can be found at all good download stores and a comprehensive list of his various aliases can be found here at Trancepedia.
Track Credits
Tiësto feat. Nicola Hitchcock - In My Memory (Airwave Instrumental Remix)
Remixer
Tiësto feat. Nicola Hitchcock - In My Memory (Airwave Remix)
Remixer
Avatar One feat. Alexandra Greene - Charity (Airwave Remix)
Remixer
Andain - Summer Calling (Airwave Remix)
Remixer
Airwave - Hello World
Writer and producer
Airwave - I Want To Believe (Remix)
Writer and producer
Airwave vs. Rising Star - Sunspot
Writer and producer
Airwave - Above The Sky (Subtara Progressive Remix)
Writer and producer
Lope & Kantola - Lonely Ranger (Airwave Remix)
Remixer
Airwave vs. Rising Star - Sunspot (Sneijder Remix)
Writer and producer
Airwave - Atlas Winds
Writer and producer
Airwave feat. John 00 Fleming - United 93
Producer
Suffused feat. Michael & Levan and Stiven Rivic - Year 2008 (Airwave Remix)
Remixer
The Digital Blonde & Airwave - Fuji
Producer and writer
The Digital Blonde & Airwave - Fuji (Aladiah Remix)
Producer and writer
Airwave - Alone In The Dark
Producer and writer
Jones & Stephenson - The First Rebirth (Airwave's Theatrical Remake)
Remixer
Airwave - Innerspace
Producer and writer
Airwave - Above The Sky (Original Remastered Mix)
Producer and writer
Airwave vs. Rising Star - Sunspot (DCML Mix)
Writer and writer
Airwave - Above The Sky
Producer and writer
Airwave - Vega Shining
Producer and writer
Airwave - People Just Don't Care
Producer and writer
Airwave vs. Conjure One feat. Sinead O'Connor - Tears From Sadness In Black And White (Airwave Mashup)
Producer and writer
Airwave - Lightspeed (Khen Bootleg)
Producer and writer
Airwave - Amber Sky
Producer and writer
Airwave - Amber Sky (Jamie Baggotts Remix)
Producer and writer
Airwave - Amber Sky (Basil O'Glue Remix)
Producer and writer