Young American Primitive, aka YAP, is Greg Scanavino a producer/remixer who emerged from the Bay Area house scene in the early 90's. Young American Primitive is mostly known for his self-titled debut album released by Zoë Magik Records in 1993. He also released several 12"s and made several compilation appearances. One of them is "These Waves". That song, originally present in the 1993 album, was included on Sasha and John Digweed's Northern Exposure I mix album in 1996.