Many well known artists have their origins in Solothurn as for example Serafin, Don Ramon, Tremendo, Kellerkind and so does Boris WHY. He grew up listening to bands and DJs like Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Jay Z, Run DMC, Tony Humphries, Grant Nelson, Masters at Work, Sneak, Mike Delgado etc. After more than 16 years behind the turntables and gigs in almost every important swiss club, Boris has a very wide range of electronic sounds he integrates in his sets.
Boris aka Boris WHY was born 1980 in Solothurn / Switzerland. Since he was a child, music was an important part of his life, starting with playing drums. In the age of a teenager he discovered the electronic music, with artists like Marusha, Africa Bambaata, Sven Väth, Hardy Hard, Richie Hawtin. Electronic music was his new passion.
The crucial factor to mix, were some friends of Boris. They bought some Turntables and a Mixer, so everything was ready to start mixing. Very quick boris realized that the music, which his friends were playing, Hardcore and Gabber, was not the style he looked for. So he decided to play soulful- and deephouse and the first bookings resulted in different clubs of Bern and Solothurn. This implied social contacts as well to enter into the life of a dj. His care..