Michael Hetrick is the owner of Unfiltered Audio. He is a programmer, lifelong musician, and modular synthesizer obsessive from Canton, Ohio. He received his PhD from the Media Arts and Technology department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the creator of Euro Reakt, a collection of over 140 Blocks for Reaktor 6. He produces music under the name The February Thaw. He currently resides in Houston, Texas.