Ike, aka Sonic Union, from Sweden has been a DJ and producer for over 14 ye ars. His professional DJ career has offered him the privilege of traveling and playing in some of the top clubs and festivals in Europe, North America and Asia. These have included: Pacha (London), Club 404 and Sun Dance Music Festival with its 30.000 visitors.
Between 2004 and 2006 Ike was resident DJ at one of Canada's most prestigious after hours clubs "Gorg-O-Mish". This world class club allowed Ike to stretch his creativity, and really hone his skills as a DJ, in his sets that usually spanned over 7 hours in length!
Ike's productions and mixes have also been aired on radio stations all over the world encompassing Proton radio, XM/Sirius Radio, Sub7, Progressive Nueva and Eccentricbeats. In addition to Ike's international music radio presence he has also hosted his own radio show in Sweden between 2003 and 2004. He now hosts "Lowbit", a monthly 2 hour radio show on Proton Radio together with his music partner Daniel Sandberg aka Bastards of Funk. Ike's podcast has also gained momentum with several thousand new subscribers in just a couple of months.
On the production side Ike, together with his music partner Bastards of Funk, have released music on several world renowned labels such as Aurium Recordings, Commonwealth Recordings, Powerplant and Uno Recordings just to name a few, and have been featured on compilations such as Global Underground, Ministry of Sound and Now Hear This.
Sonic Union and Bastards of Funk's music have received great support and has been played by world famous DJ's such as Tiesto, Paul Oakenfold, Hernan Cattaneo, Anthony Papa, Satoshie Tomiie, Sister Bliss (of Faithless fame), Jim Rivers and Thomas Penton. The success can also be seen on music sites such as Beatport, DJDownload, Juno Records and TrackItDown as all their releases hit the top sales charts and DJ charts.
Sonic Union and Bastards of Funk have also remixed top talent like Andy Caldwell, Onionz, Benz & MD, Joel Armstrong, Steve Mill and many more and the requests for remix work from the duo just keeps coming.
In 2008 the duo formed their own records label Lowbit Records and the first release caused quite a stir in the dance music community with support from major DJ's and was picked as one of the top 10 tracks for summer 2008. They have also signed on several high profile artists to the label such as Thomas Penton, Chris Micali, Benz & MD, Onionz and Cid Inc.