Sasha, is a Welsh DJ and record producer. Sasha began his career playing acid house dance music in the late 1980s. Sasha has remixed tracks for artists such as Madonna, The Chemical Brothers and Hot Chip. Sasha’s remixing and production often combine electronic music genres, making it difficult for critics traktor dj studio 3 full free download pinpoint his musical style.
After achieving success as a producer and DJ, Sasha worked with younger DJs and producers such as BT and James Zabiela. Sasha was born in Bangor, Wales on 4 September 1969, but spent most of his youth with his mother in the Welsh town of Sandycroft, Flintshire, North Wales. Sasha’s mother taught French at Hawarden High School. Sasha became aware of electronic dance music in 1988 at The Haçienda, a Manchester dance venue.
Sasha soon found himself in debt due to low-paying performances and the many records he bought. To finance his record collection, he performed at illegal warehouse raves in the Blackburn and Blackpool areas. Later in 1993, Sasha produced “Together”, his first single under the name Sasha. In early 1993, Sasha partnered with fellow Renaissance DJ John Digweed. Sasha and Digweed honed their DJing skills, often performing in tandem and focusing on track selection and technical mixing abilities. In 1997, Ministry of Sound released Northern Exposure 2, Sasha and Digweed’s next double-CD entry in their Northern Exposure series. To support the album, the duo toured internationally, and in the process helped to define the sound of trance music in the late 1990s.