Born in the city of Lima (Peru), Giancarlo Castillo (Space 9) moved to Brooklyn, New York after graduating with a BA in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA) back in 2010.
As an instrumentalist, he has performed nationally and internationally with artists such as Mr Eazi, Domino Saints, and Wizkid. As a writer, He has scored music for TV Shows such as MTV’s Are You the One? and Real World Road Rules Challenge as well as co-written music for fashion designer's Jeremy Scott bio-documentary: “The People’s Designer” (availab. on Netflix) and award-winning independent film “Sex Love and Salsa” directed by Adrian Manzano.
As a producer, Space 9 has produced/co-written tracks for Brooklyn-based indie artists such as Josh Tobias, American Idol’s alumni Jerome Bell, Jenna Kyle, Tyler V. and Marxist among many others.