The original founder and chief of the legendary PsyTribe productions in Los Angeles which started in 1997. Psytribe has paved the way for many producers, promoters and DJs which have flourished out of the L.A.scene. Psytribe has, and continues to set the standards and capture the essence of a true psychedelic transformational event. With over 20 years of experience as an event organizer, DJing since 1995, Barakuda has developed mature and well trained ears for picking unique quality music, compiled to take you on a journey. He has gained the versatility to bring energy to the dance floor and keep it through out the entire set, no matter what type of music or time of day. Barakuda also produces his own music and has three projects at the moment, first one is his solo live act Barakuda and also has two collab projects, one is called Strange Cookies with Amit Freeman and the other is Scars with Oded Beck & Amit Freeman. But Barakuda’s first love and what he is known for are his cutting edge, story telling, psychedelic trance and deep techno sets. He has earned the respect of the trance community worldwide by pioneering a movement on the west coast. He has organized hundreds of psy events, introduced hundreds of artists to the West Coast and has shared the stage with countless others. He is consistently featured at some of the most successful events in the U.S.A, such as the Dreamstate events, Insomniacs E.D.C., Symbiosis Gathering, Burning Man and more. He organizes some of the biggest festivals that feature Psytrance in the USA such as Spring Frequency and Freakshow. He has introduced the Los Angeles crowd to some of the most successful international Psytrance talent such as Infected Mushroom, Astral Projection, Atmos, Tristan, Vini Vicci, Loud, Freedom Fighters and many more. Throughout the past 20 years Barakuda has cultivated a unique family atmosphere, held strong by a community of loyal followers that have allowed the Los Angeles Psy scene to become the special entity it is today.