He also began to experiment with keyboards & other instruments. By 1994, Derek started to become a respected DJ in the electronic community in New York. It wasn't long before he started being part of important events, holding down residencies & commercially releasing tracks on many respected underground labels like Plastic City, Swag & A Touch of Class. In 2001, he started his own imprint Faucet Music & later the sub labels Modest Music & Sideviewer Records - with the intention of controlling all the aspects of the artistic & business processes from creation to release.
Along with releasing material under his own name he also releases tracks & remixes under many other monikers & groups including: Modest D, Platonik, Sideview, Clockpunchers, Autopilot & My Better Half. 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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