Varien (Nick Pittsinger, born on May 15, 1990) is an electronic music producer from Tampa, FL. His styles range from tearout dubstep to moombahton and electro. Nick has been surrounded by music since he was a child, being raised on jazz, metal and video game music. At the age of 14 he took up playing piano seriously and started learning music theory with a concentration in jazz. It was only at age 18 that Nick started to produce music, starting off with ambient music and eventually winding up at dubstep.