Gauge born Paul Thompson born 1981 in Lawrence MA, has been writing performing and producing music since the young age of 14. In 1997 Paul moved to Hollywood CA, to pursue music on a serious level. While living in Los Angeles was an integral member of four different band and had performed thousand of shows including such venues as The Viper Room. Four years later Paul moved to The United Kingdom to study the art of audio engineering which helped him later down the line to combine both a live instrumentation aspect and a behind the scenes approach at writing music. In 2005 Paul moved back to MA, to work on songs with fellow MA, native Termanology. After just a few studio sessions and collaborations Paul was asked to sign with ST. RECORDS. Shortly after his signing with the label he began working on his first solo album self titled Gauge. Since then he has been known by fans and fellow artists as Gauge. He has just released his first self titled solo album exclusively on i-tunes and has been working hard producing other artists as well as simultaneously working on the follow up records. Two of which he has written performed and produced solely by himself. The third of the follow up records is an electro-rap duo called E.S.P with NY producer J. Cardim. gauge has accumulated hundreds of features including song with Termanology, Statik Selektah, Mac Miller, Freddie Foxx Bug, Shug and many more. He is also featured on the official Marilyn Manson tribute album "Anthems Of Rust & Decay where he transposed and played the guitar for the song Speed Of Pain. He also designed the official logo for legendary hip-hop icon KRS-1's "Temple Of Hip Hop Culture".