Dave Spoon, a pseudonym for British house producer Simon Neale, scored a massive dance hit in 2006-2007 with "At Night," a club favorite that appeared on no less than two dozen separate mix albums in one form or another. Though "At Night" quickly defined Spoon in the minds of many, it's just one of several hit productions of his, not to mention high-profile remixes of Robyn, Paul van Dyk, Dizzee Rascal, and others. Born in Portsmouth, England, in 1977, Neale became obsessed with music at an early age. His first exposure to electronic dance music came courtesy of mainstream British acts such as Depeche Mode and New Order, followed by his 1988 introduction to acid house, Londonbeat's "There's an Acid House Goin' On." Around this same time, he was learning at school about how to create electronic dance music, using instruments such as the Roland TB-303 and Juno-60 as well as an Atari ST and an Akai S950.