At 15, Julian discovered punk and heavy metal and was hooked. By 18, he had turned to the sounds of hip hop and dance music. Studying music business, he later became a DJ and club promoter in his hometown of Sydney, Australia. These days he is an arts writer and festival producer working on major events such as Vivid Sydney and Pacha Sydney. He is also an actor and director for theatre and film, and currently developing a TV show about the Australian music business.