The Arcitype Cambridge Born in New York City's Little Italy in the early 80s, The Arcitype's love for music began at the young age of five when his father enrolled him in music school and surrounded him with different Instruments. Moving from the New York to the rural and isolated Western Massachusetts, The Arcitype continued his musical education and began playing Classical piano. Influenced by his guitar rocker uncle, he engendered a strong love for the blues, and began picking licks on the old beat-up Fender Strat his uncle gave him. As the lead guitarist with Blues/Funk group Tip Top Deluxe, The Arcitype played shows to packed houses. Touring the New England Tri-State area, Tip Top Deluxe headlined shows at various clubs, bars and festivals from 1998-2000. When the group split in 2000, The Arcitype moved onto a solo career in Acoustic Rock and Blues. The need for demos spurred his interest in the recording process, and led him to set up a home studio. By 2002, The Arcitype had branched out into Hip Hop, seeing it as the modern day interpretation of the traditional Blues he loves. Utilizing his diverse musical background, The Arcitype began creating Hip Hop beats. Leaving the Berkshires for Boston, The Arcitype pursued a degree in Audio Production and Music at Emerson College. It was during this time that he began to establish himself in the Boston Hip Hop scene, forming relationships with the city's best emcees, other producers and various promoters. With his studio, The Bridge Sound & Stage, stationed in Cambridge MA as his headquarters, The Arcitype continues to work with artists throughout the US and abroad. He has proved himself to be one of the strongest up and coming Hip Hop producers New England has to offer.