Basto! , his real name Jef Martens is a Belgian DJ and producer of electro, house music. Jef Martens was born on January 8, 1975 in Hoogstraten. He also uses the nicknames Bitch Boys, Candyman, Dirty Bunch, DJ Basik, Jef Martens, Jin Sonic, Lazy Jay (with his brother Toon Martens). His musical career began in 2005 with the song Rock With You, which ranked in the charts in 2005, and in 2008 the success is reiterated in these two countries with the single On My Own with Peter Luts.
In 2011, his single Again and Again meets success in Europe.
In 2012, he enters the DJ Mag standings at 127> place.
Basto's style influenced Niels van Gogh's remix of Choc Choc Zoo and Inusa Dawuda's Belong to the City in 2012. Also the artist Pier Poropat with the song Tubular in 2012. His hit Again and Again is influenced by the productions of Swedish DJ Avicii.