A Yunnan native born in the lush mountains of Dali, Maxi is truly devoted to the planning, creation and promotion of underground party culture. With a childhood background in rock and a foundation in drumming Dauer State aka Maxxi has been organising parties and DJ'ing for well over a decade truly immersed in the underground scene. Dauer State aka Maxxi has been a pivotal force in the progression of electronic music culture most notably in Yunnan but also in China as a whole. Since 2002 he has played in all of China's notable festivals and venues to date. Dauer State aka Maxxi remains an indispensable supporting DJ to international acts whose tours land them in Kunming - as a resident of VERVO club & bar he has opened for the likes of: SCHWIPP&SCHWAPP, BLENDE, DUB PHIZIX&STRATEGY, ROB HES, TIM HOEBEN, MIKE RAVELLI, KAMARA, SATOSHI FUMI, ELECTRIC RESCUE, SODEYAMA, NINETOES, REBECCA, EDDIE RICHARDS, MIKAEL JONASSON, ANETHA, ACRONYMN, THE YELLOWHEADS and many more.