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Alien Pimp / SubJazz / Marginal (together with Datacode) are some of the projects created by Silviu Costinescu, some hybrid entity mutated from the creative genes of an electronic music producer, a media whore, a visual artist, a crazy preacher, a DJ, Don Quijote AND Sancho Panza.
At 7 he was living in the slums of Bucharest, playing football during the day and reading Jules Verne during the night.
At 14 he was still living in the slums, but having his own show of alternative music on one of the first private radiostations in Bucharest, Radio Nova 22.
At 20 years he started wining recognition as an electronic music producer, being awarded First Prize @ Assos Music New Talent Festival. Still living in the slums, he was making music on friends' computers as he couldn't yet afford his own.
At 27 he was already one of the main figures in Romanian electronic music scene, had a few TV shows, as a news reporter he shook hands with all presidents of Romania after Ceausescu's death, had his face shown on CNN for some music related business and was long after 100 sets as a DJ. Ah, also he published in the Romanian Playboy and did a crazy Tarantinesque photo-shooting for FHM as a model, moved to his own house out of the slums, working on a computer he assembled himself.
Now he runs a few record labels and a couple of websites, he raised the number of events produced to over 70, production-wise he shoots track after track faster than a Chinese ping-pong player, he has just put out his second album and he tries making a living out of his ideas and creations in Barcelona, Spain.