Naif or Ian French, as he is more commonly known, is a DJ, music collector, and director/founder of Decoded Magazine. Since the inception of Decoded Magazine, Ian has provided readers of the magazine with feature articles, critical opinion pieces, and forward-thinking interviews with inspirational artists. Ian also works with up-and-coming artists to provide a platform for them to promote new music. Ian’s love for electronic music began in his mid-teens and it is an obsession that has never faded. He is passionate about many genres of music from breakbeat and drum & bass to techno and electronica, and everything in between. Ian takes inspiration from artists including Max Cooper, Jon Hopkins, Goldie, Alex Banks, Calibre, Forest Drive West, and many, many more.