His interests extend far beyond music and he is an avid movie watcher with some of his favorites being “The Matrix” and “Cloud Atlas”. Varien draws inspiration from a multitude of video games. His musical influence is also derived from the Y2K era and Japanese visual kei. Kaelar has been an active force in the electronic scene for nearly a decade and has collaborated with artists such as Skrillex, Two Steps from Hell, and Celldweller. On the international scale, Varien is currently credited as a co producer for the number one KPop song in Korea with the group, VIXX. With his multi-genre, jazz-trained wizardry and ever-evolving sound, Varien crafts music of all kinds, while keeping a steady sense of cinematic storytelling.