KSBP is a netlabel created by Stef in . Stef often produces music under various names but the KSBP name is used to tie together all of these projects. They also publish art, games, zines, and various multimedia projects under the name KSBP.
KSBP is an acronym for Kansas Beach Patrol - one of Stef's electronic music projects.
Stef began producing electronic music in . They started sharing MIDI and tracker music they made on various music production and gaming forums . They initially drew influence from , , and . They later began , , and . They also shared their music via , , , and throughout the 2000s before switching primarily to Bandcamp in .
Stef began branching out from electronic music in the , and began incorporating a large number of genres such as , , , and into various projects over the years.
Stef is a music producer, multimedia artist, game and software designer, writer, and custom instrument maker based in the midwestern US.
They are a multi-instrumentalist who plays guitar, keyboard, bass, percussion, and various other instruments. They are mostly self-taught, but also had some training in digital audio production, video game music composition, and jazz theory.
Stef enjoys playing video games, tabletop RPGs, and board games with their friends. They also enjoy restoring old computers, electronics, furniture, and kitchenware. Their other hobbies include gardening, cooking, homebrewing, nature walks, reading, listening to music, and watching old movies and TV shows with friends.
Stef is queer, trans, and genderfluid. They go by any pronouns.