Deviant Species was formed in 1997. the first EP release 'Blind Summit' attracted much attention and secured Deviant Species a place in the South Africa 2000 Millennium festival where it billed along the main names in the Psy Trance scene at the time.After 4 succesful EP releases the internationally acclaimed first album 'Hatch' came out. One year later Deviant Species founded Ambivalent Records with the release of its second album 'The Quest for Balojax' (2001) which established the act as one of the luminaires of the genre. In 2004 the much anticipated 3rd album 'In The Hands of the Randomiser' came out which received rave reviews all over the world.
New Deviant Species tracks feature in the new Ambivalent Rec compilations AMBCD7 Further Ambivalent Tendencies & AMBCD9. He's currently working on an album with Ady (Scorb) under the name Squid Inc.
Santos was born in the Basque Country. Initially a drummer, he took permament residence in London in the 90's where he joined industrial band Pig playing as the opening band for Nine Inch Nails in their Downward the Spiral tour.