He is active in the frenchcore scene, but is known for branching out and collaborating with artists in other styles. Sefa is also known for performing live on the piano during his performances and for the classical influences in his music. Sefa was born in Alkmaar, The Netherlands on the 30th of June, At the age of 9, he was exposed to the world of music production when he saw a copy of FL Studio for the first time. Although he didn't have an interest in producing music before, seeing the software sparked something inside Sefa. He asked his mother for some music production software for his 10th birthday and put his full focus towards figuring out how to make music. During this time, Sefa was more interested in producing hardstyle, inspired by artists such as Headhunterz and Noisecontrollers. In , through a coincidence in his home town of Castricum , Sefa's mother met Dr. Peacock and asked him to give Sefa some feedback. Peacock took an interest to Sefa and introduced him to the world of frenchcore music, which changed his artistic direction and led to Sefa releasing frenchcore.
Frenchcore is a subgenre of hardcore techno. In the s, drum machines and samplers were used to make this style. Modern frenchcore is often performed with live musical performers and sampling alongside a DJ set. Frenchcore is a product of the rave and freetekno scenes in France dating back to the early s. In , DJ Radium focused on his solo career and became known as the most significant contributor to the genre in the 90s.
Hardcore is a subgenre of electronic dance music that originated in the Netherlands and Germany  in the s. It is distinguished by faster tempos to BPM or more  , the intensity of the kicks and the synthesized bass in some subgenres ,  the rhythm and the atmosphere of the themes sometimes violent ,  the usage of saturation and experimentation close to that of industrial dance music. It would spawn subgenres such as gabber. To understand the emergence of hardcore one has to go back to the s and early s , to find signs of hard electronic dance music within industrial music.
My notes: - There are a few subgenres that are Frenchcore: 1. The sound which the artists mentioned in this post represent. It could be called Mainstream Frenchcore, because it's the most popular and commercial type of it these days. The bassdrum is nearly the same in all tracks. Oldschool Frenchcore of the 90's that sounds a lot different compared to the popular style of nowadays.