Daniel and Peer have been close friends since their time in school. Together they shared a deep excitement about the early techno years, that they already experienced in their (pre-)teen times – it was also together, that they did their first experiments with synths, samplers and sequencers.

Both have been working in the music industry for years – first as DJ, later through his compilations for PIAS Rec., EDM Rec. and Cuepoint Rec., Daniel has made himself a Name in the german trance and club scene, while Peer being an AV-media clerk has worked with numerous established artists and labels from both the underground, as well as the mainstream music business.

Both being passionate music lovers – each delving in his own realm of sound – finally getting back together to fulfill their collective musical visons under the moniker Smith & Burns.