USAO began producing hardcore techno as a member of Hardcore TANO*C in 2006, first appearing on the album TANO*C COREnival. For the first three years, the majority of music was frenchcore or tribecore. In 2007, he set up his own label, UOM Records, and released his first album, "Kick's For Liberation" on it in 2009. At this time he began to change his style and produced more hardstyle and jumpstyle. He also began producing different styles under the aliases DJ Shandy Kubota and DJ???