Hailing from Los Angeles, Calif.,Cryptex is an 19-year-old glitch hop producer whose dense rhythms and evocative electronic music have earned wide acclaim and dedicated followers in a remarkably brief period of time. The son of two radio industry professionals, Cryptex grew up listening to hip hop and pop, and discovered glitch hop when he was 17 after moving to L.A. to pursue acting. He was drawn to the genre’s unlimited potential to express emotion and relay a story, especially the unique, post-digital edginess of glitch music. After listening to everything he could find, he began producing his own remixes and original songs, and found there was no turning back. With strong influences from groups like the Glitch Mob. Cryptex is captivated by the endless variety of sounds that can be created. It’s a truly limitless palette, where he can turn the familiar into the unknown, change the past into the contemporary, and transform the unwanted into the irresistible. Combined with an amazing rhythmic complexity, Cryptex’s music never fails to be intriguing, surprising, and exhilarating. His first LP, “Isolated Incidents” was released October 2011. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.