“We’ve stumbled upon some magic here.” Vibe.com

D.V.S* is the alias of guitarist/ producer Derek VanScoten. In early 2010 he hit the scene as a solo artist, merging live guitar with modern electronic production. Ears caught quickly, and within a year he was playing coast to coast for growing audiences.
His productions have been released Electronic Musician Magazine, Soulection, Loci, 1320 records, Pretty Lights Music, Cantora, Dub Lab, and many more.

As a diverse performer, D.V.S* has spent considerable time on the road with electronic acts including Big Gigantic, Beats Antique, Emancipator, Tycho, Cherub, EOTO, Tipper, Lotus and Pantyraid.
As a respected multi-instrumentalist, he has performed with diverse talents like Devotchka, The Motet, DJ Logic, and the Boulder Philharmonic.

Festival highlights include: Lights all Night, Wakarusa, Camp Bisco, Lightning in a Bottle, Sonic Bloom, SXSW, The Manifestation Celebration, Gathering of the Vibes, and San Francisco Bicycle Day.
The lovechild on Lunice and Ratatat. – SF Public Works

His musical dreamscapes offer a joyful perspective: full of playful chimes and driving percussion. – elektrodaily.com

D.V.S* takes you to another level through smooth builds, lovely melodies, and heartwarming percussive elements. -whiteraverrafting

D.V.S* is always a favorite of mine with his consistently solid production skills and creative remixes of all types of music.- the wax hole

I did not expect it, but D.V.S* has completely blown me away with his sparkling downtempo tracks. -musigh

“We’ve stumbled upon some magic here.” Vibe.com

“The musical ability of D.V.S* is mind-blowing. It’s a bit different and we love it.” Do Androids Dance

“Positively dreamy” Songster

“Music Capable of transcending the rock/ electronica gap.” Relix