Vladimir Grankin, born in Riga in Latvia, is better known under his aka Alongshore or Type. He started his musical career at a very young age by taking piano lessons where he discovered his passion and his talent for music as the most high expressions of his art and himself. Vladimir studied all types of musical genres but he found his true passion in dance music. As a musician, he spent the last 3 years in his studio for developing his technique and designing his sounds. Over the years he developed a specific taste for Trance music.