Ken Peralta, of Anglo-Portuguese descent, started at the age of 13 as an event organizer and DJ, playing mainly House and Acid-House mixed with original beats made on a Commodore Amiga using Tracker.
He later moved to the UK to train as an Audio Engineer at the Peoples College of Nottingham. He started developing sampled soundscapes and trippy fx, just for fun.
After his Brother passed, he returned to Portugal and attended a professional school to train as a systems engineer.
He joined forces with Fred Gândara (Suria) and João Apell (Audialize) and started steering towards the local Trip-Tech and Psytrance scene that was starting out at the time.
The project Mind Manipulation was born. The live-act soon followed and gathered momentum from 2000 to 2004, a few original tracks and collabs were released worldwide.
During the same time, he worked as an audio engineer in Theatre and Video Production companies in Lisbon.
The Psytrance scene changed a lot, so after being called upon to make 2 D&B remixes of successful hip-hop tunes, he moved towards a more Breakbeat related, trippy soundscape.
In 2005, the return to the UK and his settlement in Bristol helped with the development of his unique style of Drum n Bass, Dubstep and Breaks, complemented with crazy synths, sweeping sounds and heavy basslines.
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