Demo Taped was born Adam Alexander in 1998. His love for music was groomed at a very young age. Alexander began taking Piano lessons at the age of 4. At age 7, he began writing his songs. His father, a bass player, helped teach him all about music at an early stage. He introduced him to many genres and musicians at a very young age. Alexander has called his parents the main influence in his music career.
Alexander started out using Garageband to create music tracks with his written lyrics. Asides from his parents, Alexander’s music has also been influenced by several other artists, including Harbie Hancock Spazzkid, Flying Lotus, Daedelus, Nosaj Thing, Baths, and Tokimonsta. He is also hugely influenced by Jai Paul, who he has often been compared to.
Speaking to Sound Of Boston in an interview, Alexander described his music as pop. He said, “pop, it’s electronic riffs, I guess I’d say it’s electronic with many other elements built in. I never want to stop expanding and experimenting and do everything I can to continue to bend genres in the future.”
Demo Taped’s debut EP “Heart” was released in early 2015. The EP housed three tracks. He followed up with a single release in June of the same year titled “Not Enough.” He teamed up with RKCB in March 2016 and released the song “Open Arms.” A month later, he released another single, “Game On,” under the record label 300 Entertainment. He contributed to Karma Kid’s single “Shapes” in the same year.
Demo Taped mainly focused on releasing music throughout 2016. In 2017, he released the songs “Insecure” and “Pack Of Gums.” “Everyone Else” featuring Jaira Burns was released in September 2018.