Andreas Schmidt was born 1976 in a small town next to Frankfurt. He visited elementary school in Germany but then moved on to international schools in Bangkok and New Delhi. After the A-Levels graduation (Abitur) he did one's military service in a special forces unit. Right after that he went to university. The different countries, their lifestyles and cultures influenced him a lot. There he learned the musical basics as well as the technical (computer) abilities for his further, to that time still unknown future.