He made lots of minor BBS and internet releases using names BwD (Bryn Wyrnd Ddu) and Apofish during the following eight years. In 2003 Alek was for the first time seriously noticed by Finnish harddance DJs and promoters. Later in the very same year he played his first live set at Säde club and got his first record contracts from Electronica Exposed. After the year 2003 Alek has gained more reputation in Finland as well as in the international scene. Among the vinyl releases through Camel Records, Finrg recordings and Electronic, some of his most played tracks Ngarnuuk and Man eaten were also included in Proteus' new mixtape: The Hellfire Club released by the brand new Finnish label Teflon Bullet. Among the gigs played in Finland, UK, and Australia, the most remarkable ones for Alek have been such events as Godspeed (Sydney), Mayhem 2005 (Brisbane), Logic (London) and Koneisto, the biggest electronic music festival in Finland. Alongside with Carbon Based, Re-form, Epilim and Pain on Creation, Alek Száhala has been one of the key members in the developement of the Finnish hard dance sound (Finrg).
His music varies from very melodic trance and trancecore to dark, fast and evil hardnrg. While being one of the most active freeform producers in Finland, Alek studies computational linguistics, computer science and various ancient languages such as sumerian at the university of Helsinki. While best known as Alek Száhala he has also worked under several other aliases. They are as follows: Apofish, Apofis, Bryn Wyrnd Ddu, Paoçala, Aszagarnak. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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