Since he remembers, Andy was always surrounded by music. His dad showed him the way to his passion when he was at the age of 6. One of the first important musical influences were the Beatles, Elvis, James Brown, Herbie Hancock, Depeche Mode and Jean-Michel Jarre. Born and raised in Germany, Andy had his first contact with 2 turntables and a mixer in 1983. At the time he was listening rap and hip-hop. He was a member of a breakdance performance group and was making the music behind the decks by scratching and cutting for the breakdancers.