Author: Dub I.D.
Tomas Palermo is a DJ, producer, writer and music consultant based in San Francisco, California. He co-founded Voltage Music in 2000 with XLR8R Magazine's Andrew Smith. The label has released 10 vinyl singles, a digital-only single by Toronto's Earlyworm and a label compilation titled Dub For The Dancefloor, which is also the label's motto. Palermo records as Double Identity and Dub I.D. for Voltage Music, Bastard Jazz and other labels.

The Voltage Music label was started in 2000. I approached my boss at the time, XLR8R Magazine publisher Andrew Smith, about collaborating on a label. He and I had been producing music together at the time as Live & Direkt. We released a track on a Ubiquity Records comp called No Categories Volume 1 and did a few remixes for other labels. Separately, I had started recording my own broken beat and dub tracks using a first generation black PowerBook G3.