About this Host
Simon has had music in his blood since the day he was born. He started playing piano at aged 5 before switching to the guitar. Developing a love for heavy metal music, he quickly learnt how to shred on the guitar forming his first band at age 14. From there he learnt how to play bass, drums and even fronted one band playing guitar and singing.
Arriving in Melbourne in 2003, he quickly discovered the electronic dance music scene. Renting above a bar in Fitzroy who booked DJ’s regularly, he became interested in the art of DJing, eventually gaining a residency, and he started playing all around Melbourne at different festivals and nights with the influences of his classical and metal training seeping through into his sets.
After meeting the LEKTRK crew, they hit it off with the deep and dark techno bass lines wrapping around them with thumping results. They now get together as often as they can to squeeze the creative juices to create dark tech and thumping techno…