JSD has been involved with electronic music professionally since 1992. His first single, Trip Harder, released under the name Ultraviolet Catastrophe, was an underground hit. It has since been featured on the Chemical Brothers' mix CD Brothers Gonna Work It Out. In 1993, JSD started Bass Kittens to put out his own work. A string of 12" singles followed, along with the full-length CD Sweaty Planet.