Akira began as a industrial hardcore techno, terror,speedcore DJ in the mid 1990s, making a name for himself as the ” de race chinees ” in 1998, when, during the sold out edition of Mysteryland Lingebos edition.
He has played at clubs as Hemkade ( NL ), Clubnumberone ( IT ) ,Pont Aeri ( ESP ) ,Bunker ( DE ), Void ( UK ), as well as raves like Thunderdome, Masters of Hardcore, P.O.R.N, Nightmare in Rotterdam, Defcon, Dominator, Project Hardcore, Hardcore4life, Decibel, In Qontrol, Q-base, Digital Overdose, Raving Nightmare.He now spearheads two record labels, Hong Kong Violence and HKVZ.
His first singles were released in 1998, all made with the legendary 8 bit hardcore machine aka Amiga 600. He became good friends with Richard, a.k.a. Drokz, whom he met during a interview at the Tunnel of Terror ( Mysterland 1997 ). Drokz suggested him to make tracks his his label C**t records, Akira did so, and he made the diss song ” Trancetrutje ” in 2000, which was a huge success shortly after its release.
Nowadays Akira is back on track so to speak, with some savage new hardcore techno with a lot of crossover tendencies, from uk hardcore to schranz to hard techno to breakcore to frenchcore to extreme speedcore.