Alias 1 born in Malta 1997, is a diverse artist and producer product of personal and emotional expression by solo artist Aidan Somers. Although the main sound of this project leans heavily towards house and techno, the artist makes use of a diversity of genres to convey his message.
A trademark of Alias 1 is the direct use of audial inspiration from his personal life which oftentimes act as the basis of inspiration for compositions.
His work showcases a variety of influences which broadly range from ambient to emotive, as well as melancholic and electronic music. He first started studying music production in 2012 which then led to several courses on Ableton Live and eventually private tuition with Andrej Ljatkovski, who helped him to develop his sound.
Fueled by his passion for music, he further continued his studies by learning classical piano and percussion. With a focus on versatility and a love for composition, Aidan Somers aims to create a large portfolio of work suitable for a variety of settings. Nowadays, Aidan is working as a full-time producer and teacher. His days are mostly devoted to composing for local & international artists whilst also working with and developing up and coming artists and producers.
Aidan is also one of the founders of AISO Records.
Aidan’s artistic endeavors on both known and unknown projects are also worth mentioning. Whether it’s composing as ‘Aidan Somers’ or ‘Alias 1’ his electronic project, both have gained traction in the local and international scene, releasing on several record labels and working with established local artists.
Alias 1 has its main focus directed on Live sets and has had releases on
Ponza Records, Profound Sound Records and O V U N Q V E.