Maya Jane Coles is a music producer, audio engineer and DJ based in the United Kingdom, born in London of British and Japanese descent.
Under her real name, she mostly composes and plays house music, while her alias Nocturnal Sunshine is dedicated to dubstep. She also takes part in an electronic dub duo called She Is Danger with Lena Cullen.
Maya declares she started to have a passion for music in early teens and decided to learn how to produce music using the Cubase software program when she was fifteen. She first produced hip-hop and trip-hop. A few years later, she released her first two records on Dogmatik Records, in 2008 and 2009, which were more house music based.