Best known by his professional name Datsik, this Canadian-born disc jockey and electronic music producer released such popular recordings as Vitamin D, Let It Burn, and Cold Blooded. He remixed songs for such bands as Linkin Park, Coldplay, and The Crystal Method.
In 2008, he began his music career as well as his collaboration with a fellow Canadian DJ nicknamed "Excision" (Jeff Abel).
He derived his stage name, Datsik, from the name that he used while playing Xbox Live games.
He grew up in the lakeside city of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
He was inspired by the music of Wu-Tang Clan member Robert Diggs (also known as RZA).