Astrix (pseudonym of Avi Shmailov) is a Psychedelic Trance DJ and producer specialising in the sub-genre of Full On Psychedelic Trance.
He was born in USSR in Caucasus on 05/12/1981 and grew up in Tel Aviv, Israel 1992 as a Mountain Jew. He began recording music under
the name Astrix in 1997, sometimes misconceived to be taken from the "Asterix" comic books. An interview on UK clubbing website
Harderfaster.net revealed the name was chosen for simply sounding good, and not directly influenced by anything in particular.