As a boy, growing up in a small town, he did what all the kids his age did: go outside and play sports. His dad would always play rock classics and domestic music and subconsciously he thinks this turned him off from music for a long time. He had too much in too short of a time period. It was not until the age of 14 that he expressed interest in music. He really did not know what was out there. The first electronica track he's ever heard was an .