- Release Date 2015-04-10
- Label Disco Project Recordings
- Catalog DPR039
Began djing in 1997. Last official member of Sound Proof Coalition, Des Moines, IA.
DMC World DJ Championships competitor 2000-2007.
Competed in the Battle for Midwest Supremacy in Cincinnati OH by invite 2004.
Performed all over the Midwest for a decade at numerous party/events with his blending and scratching skills playing various Disco House, and Drum and Bass/Jungle/Hip Hop sets with DJ Rek and the other members of Sound Proof Coalition.
Began producing Hip Hop in 2000 for local acts in Iowa and surrounding areas of the Midwest. DJ/Producer for rap group Triple 9. This led to being an Audio Engineer/Producer for Sid Wilson of Slipknot at his studio in Des Moines called The Moon Base, and the formation of the production group The Trackstabbers. Co-Engineer on the recording of Sids first solo album, as well as producer of the hit single off of the album Nervous Central, and served as the DJ in the band.
After calling it quits at the Moon Base, A-Roc teamed back up with front man from the group Triple 9 Chris Arctor, to form the MC duo A-Roc and Arctor. They released two albums, The Signal, and Surviving The Machine, on the Columbus OH based record label La Core Records, both produced, recorded, mixed, and mastered by A-Roc. These albums are downloadable for free at thesignal1.bandcamp.com.
A-Roc left Des Moines in 2013 and is now residing and representing Richmond Virginia, continuing to furthering his career in hip hop as an MC and producer, and producing Disco House/House music tracks with his long time friend and fellow DJ/Producer DJ Rek on and for his label Disco Project Recordings.