Hometown: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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Raised by Sgt. Pepper and The Dark Side of the Moon, Archie began his music adventure at 7 years old when he took up violin classes at a music school. Few years later his father showed him some guitar chords and introduced him to Nirvana. This would change Archie's life forever. The first band he started in 1998 would exist for a decade, performing numerous shows and recording under Mick Glossop (Sinead O'Connor, Suede, Van Morrison). In 2010, after taking a short creative break, Archie started two consecutive bands in Moscow, meanwhile honing his skills as singer/songwriter, drummer and record producer. Inspired by Moscow's energetic nightlife, Archie decided to venture into the dance scene by playing a string of full house DJ sets at local nightclubs, later expanding his reach to Berlin, where he explored the alternative side of nightlife focusing on shoegaze and psychedelia. After 7 years abroad Archie returned home to record his debut solo album.