Aris Kokou was born in Athens in 1977. At the age of 8 he studied piano and harmony. He completed his studies in the classical harmony at the age of 16 and then he studied modern harmony, organology and composition that concerned the blues and jazz musical scene. At the same period of time he took lessons on music technology. His musical influences arises from the first electronic producers, such as J.M. Jarre, Vangelis, 90s dance electronica , atmospheric drum & bass (Good looking records κ.α.), Deep house Tech house (Plastic city, Ibadan, Guidance, Paper records, Naked Music κ.