saint (a.k.a. chuck hasek) began his musical career in the
mid '80's with the emergence of the new wave, industrial and
new beat electronic scene. after being immersed into the sounds
of nitzer ebb, cabaret voltaire, depeche mode and new order,
chuck decided not to look back. after this discovery, he started
his musical production in these new forms of electronic music.
the next few years would prove to be the educational phase
of his music career.
year of 1993 proved to be a turning point for saint's musical
direction. attending his first rave, he was exposed to whole
new type of electronic music, jungle and breakbeats. After
hearing this style of music, saint became focused on producing
and djing this style of music. returning to college at Ohio
University that year, saint began a radio show on campus
displaying this new style of music. The next couple of years
were spent developing his dj style and playing small parties
and clubs in the college area.
year of 1996 was the next step for saint, playing his first
large party in the Pittsburgh with the likes of joeski,
dj sine and joshua ryan. saint having just relocated to
the Pittsburgh area to finish his college degree began to
spread the gospel. saint maintained a number of club residencies
during his time in the pittsburgh area, including the legendary
Steel City Jungle, Progression @ Zythos and others. the
next few years saw saint traveling to Barcelona Spain, Valencia
Spain, San Francisco, Baltimore, Seattle, Washington DC
and other cities to play his unique sound of deep funky,
jazzy drum 'n bass.