Born and raised on Long Island New York. Introduced to dance music April 1993 via Club NASA @ The Shelter in Downtown New York City. Later that year began working as street promoter for Long Island's Caffeine nightclub where he met friend Michael Thomas aka Blackwatch. The two formed "Island Vibe Network" and began organizing illegal warehouse events throughout the New York, Brooklyn and Long Island areas. In 1995 was introduced to the newly emerging Goa Trance format and began organizing the first psychedelic trance parties on the North American East Coast. He later founded New York City's first psy-trance event company "Tsunami Productions" and remained as music director & resident Dj for 4 years. In 2000 retired the Goa format and began producing techno under the moniker "Gruvhaus". In 2005 founded the techno/house label "Railyard Recordings" alongside childhood friend and producer Sean Palm. In 2007 became music director and resident Dj at Compression Los Angeles, where he currently resides.