At age 13 Smart Wave began to play piano, at 17 guitarwhich he continued studying at music conservatory. Hebegan composing when he was 17 years old. T he firsttracks he wrote were jazz,film music and blues-rock. T hosecompositions were released under the name Iulian Manole.In 2007 he started to produce electronic music, in 2011DJing. Since 2012 he owns the label Smart PhenomenaRecords.