Porter Robinson (born July 15, 1992) is an American electronic dance music producer and DJ. He primarily produces in the electro house genre.
Porter Robinson began producing at the age of 12 using Sony ACID Pro emulating sounds he heard from video games. He later began producing Hands Up under the alias Ekowraith using FL Studio. Robinson primarily uses Lennard Digital Sylenth1, Native Instruments Massive, 3xOsc, Sytrus and several other commercial and free audio plugins.
He is currently 19 years old and recently graduated high school in his hometown of Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
He has released a variety of original singles on Glamara Records and Big Fish Recordings. His first single, "Say My Name", was an enormous success, landing at #1 on Beatport's Electro-House chart. In the summer of 2011 he signed with OWSLA, a new label operated by Skrillex, to release his first EP entitled Spitfire. Spitfire reached the number one spot on the iTunes Dance chart as well as the number one spot on Beatport's overall release chart.