Marat Safin a.k.a.Captain Ulitka was born in 1973 in Votkinsk (Russia). At the age of 12 he listened to records of Kraftwerk on "Romantika" tape recorder. World view had changed at that moment. Than Depeche Mode. As a result he plunged into ambient scene. Marat finished Electronic faculty of Technical State University. Once moved to Saint Petersburg he met Kirill Matveev who helped him to run Captain Ulitka project. Tennis and astrophysics addicted romantic person.