Alex Burak began working in recording studios in 1978. At this exciting and diverse period in musical history, he worked with many artists including: The Thompson Twins, Polystyrene & The Slits.
Together with producer engineer Alan o Duffy he oversaw the launch of a recording facility called the Point Recording studio. From a humble but funky 8 track, this facility, situated in Belgravia London, developed and was host to many 80s artists.
The point evolved into a respected 24 track recording studio and Alex was responsible for all technical aspects as well as engineering the mainstay of clients which include: Curiosity killed the Cat, Hugh Masekela, Soft Cell Roger Chapman, Julian Cope, The Special AKA (The Specials).
In 1984 Alex co-produced and engineered "Doot Doot" a track by Freur later to become the band Underworld. Doot Doot reached no 1 in the Italian charts and has been hailed as a classic underground record worldwide. The track featured briefly in the movie Vanilla Sky.
Alex also worked on music for the film "Underworld". The film starred Larry Lamb and was the inspiration for the bands new name. Other chart success includes "I Just Wanna" a single by Alton Edwards, which reached No 2 in the British charts in 1981.
Alex became freelance in 1985 and has worked internationally including the USA and Italy.