Akira started playing in his native Carlsbad. Since 1998 he has been a major contributor to the local club scene. He is not only a respected personality of the Czech dance scene in West Bohemia, his years of hard work and passion for everything not only drum and bass have brought him recognition not only among junglists in the whole Czech Republic, but also among his neighbours abroad. After being accepted into the dnb booking crew Shadowbox and its editorial team in 2000, he has been spinning his records and showing off his skillz at all the important events and open-airs – events such as Let It Roll, Rock For Churchill, Beats 4 Love, Rock4People, Grape, KVIFF, Povaleč, Svojšice or supporting most of the world’s most famous aces. He has played alongside DJs such as Chase n Status, Disclosure, Sigma, Kruder&Dorfmeister, TenWalls, Alix Perez, Freestylers, Krafty Kuts, ASkillz, Calibre, Marcus Intalex, Andy C, Friction, Zinc, Goldie, Adam F, Hazzard, DJ Die, Dillinja, Shy FX , Dimension, Sub Focus, Ed Rush&Optical, Roni Size, LTJ Bukem or e.g. Pendulum.