SONIK has a special style of his own that was born from his love affair with electronic music from labels like Plus 8, Nervous, Definitive, Cajual, and Guerilla. His music focuses on deep funky basslines with a psychedelic edge. Influences are LFO, 808 State, Cajmere, Classic Man, DJax, Kraftwerk, Skinny Puppy. He has been producing and performing in Cincinnati since 1992, founded SSP Records in 1996, and was signed to Dirtybird in 2018.