Craig / The Awful Din started listening to dance music in 1993, originally listening to 90’s hardcore he moved onto to Hard House and Trance and in 2000 he bought a set of 1210’s and started to DJ. A few years later he started to dabble in production and produced under the alias E:Drive.
He started 2 digital record labels Warp Drive Digital & Dissonance Recordings. In 2006 career commitments meant he had to quit DJing and production, although he still followed the dance music scene. In 2012 he fell in love with the Hardstyle scene and decided to start DJing again.
He started the “Just Noise” show in 2013 and it played on various online radio stations before joining Real Hardstyle.
Michael bought his gear after two years of dreaming about turntables and creating several mixes on his computer. After only two months he was asked to play at a local discotheque/bar: 24/01/2004 was the date for his first performance! When he finished his set, he got so many positive response that he actually started to believe that his dream might come true...close