Joseph Auer was born in Chicago, U.S.A. during the fall of 1972. Son of an eccentric half-latino mother and well-mannered Australian father, he was exposed to many different cultural ideas as well as sounds.
There are more than one artist with the name Polestar: Jon Elliott started the Polestar project in 1999 - a couple of demos were sent out to magazines and he appeared on the cover of Computer Music and then Future music Magazine in the UK.
Luca Robba, aka Mescalinaeden, is an Italian multi-instrumentalist from Trieste. He started to play drums at the age of 10 and after 12 years of playing with rock bands in Italy, he decided to move to London.