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We begin in the summer of 1998, when Almark discovered that he could create music on computer by using the free program, Fasttracker II. This opened a whole new world of music, coming from being a guitarist since 6 years before. In 2000 he started his Experimental journey into places unknown. The music was Industrial-based, Electronic and Abstract. Not knowing how to make Electronic, he made his own; daring to break boundries and do something strange and unique. Soon after, moving to Cooledit Pro and purchased keyboard and hardware from a friend; thus giving him more creative ideas. in the years to come, eventually leading down the path of avant-garde and other forms.
Born 1977 in Tulsa, OK. Almark came from a life of music, music around the home every day, growing up to the 80s, Synthpop, Classical, Hits, MTV, VH1, movie soundtracks and television. During the late 90s his music likes changed to Electronic mostly. Being influenced by Industrial, EBM, Goth, Darkwave, Post-punk, Synthpop, DnB, Ambient, Techno, Ninjatune, Retro and synth music; and these are just a few. In 2000 the influence further shifted to the Aussie group 'Severed Heads.' aka Tom Ellard. Today the driving force comes from the influence of life, the heart of music and still the continued joy of pure experimentation. He manipulates his world till he is happy with it; while storing his influences in a box when he needs them.
The music is passionate, creative, inventive; while always seeking a new sound and personality. It continues to remain unique in a world of familar genres. Almark's music finds it's own way through the darkness while reaching otherworldly landscapes; much like a artist paints a picture. Sometimes the music is moody, and sometimes it is melodic.
With keyboard controller, various software, Ableton live and imagination, he composes, mixes, masters and produces his music in a growing world of DJ's and beat makers. The music is unique, weird, abstract, beat-driven, sample-based, cinematic, melodic and even avant-garde.