David Ortega AKA Dave Lock was born in Mexico City, Mexico in 1975. Music has been one of his interests since he can remember. In 1989 he moved to Tucson, Arizona USA where in 1994 he attended his first underground house and techno music events. He fell in love with electronic dance music from the first beat. He promoted for local and regional event promoting companies and in 1995 he decided to become a dj collecting Goa Trance, Hard Trance and Progressive House vinyl. In early 1996 he obtained his first job as a DJ at the Casbah Tea Housee in Tucson where he worked for 8 months getting paid in tea and Arabic sweets.

In 2002 he started getting serious about producing and started learning how to use sequencer programs and soft synths. Now he produces in a variety of styles, but mainly Progressive House, Tech house, and Techno.

As a Dj, he played an online Radio Show in 2005 called "The Moving Darkness" hosted by, a Greek web. He was also a music critic for the now defunct Currently he still produces and is released on Xela Digital, BIT Records Mexico, Decksharks Records, Airport Route Recordings, and 220v Recordings. He also promotes EDM events with his company Palapa.