KO:YU, also known as Deniz Koyu is a Turkish/German DJ and electronic dance music producer who specializes in progressive house and electro house. He has received worldwide support from acclaimed DJs such as Avicii, Swedish House Mafia, Tiësto, Dada Life and Fedde le Grand and was named an EDM artist to watch in 2012 by MTV. Getting into EDM, he previously enjoyed pop music and indie pop. He lists Daft Punk, disco house and later on progressive and electro house as influences. Koyu is best known for his track "Tung!". He now produces under the name "KO:YU".