As a songwriter, sound engineer, producer and mastering technician, Phill was first a self-taught guitarist, bass player, drummer, keys player and vocalist. After diving into playing music for many years, he completed several post-secondary education courses in MIDI, Recording Technology, Music Fundamentals, History, Theory and Advanced Mixing at the University of Nevada Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College. He then earned a Bachelor's degree in General Studies with a minor in Psychology at UNR. Eventually, Phill decided to focus on a future in audio by dedicating his time to producing, engineering, and mastering while making a mark with vocal performances for New Age X. He is the Head Mixing/Mastering engineer at musicbeats.net, the owner of mixmasteronline.net and has 27 beats licensed to Access Hollywood TV.