Giving away homemade mix tapes to her friends at school, Amanda Astra began growing as a DJ at the young age of 13 years old. With an obsession over sound and recording, she spent lots of time unnecessarily recording sounds of everyday life, indoors and outdoors which fascinated her as she played them back to herself. While her Barbies collected dust, Amanda began playing around with audio software that allowed her to manipulate those sounds and she soon began creating music of her own at the age of 16.
After graduating high school she enrolled into Trebas Institute for Music Production in Toronto and completed her diploma. Raised by eastern European parents, she was pushed to complete a university degree while building her DJ career.
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