The 20th episode of our 12 Questions segment features Pete McCarthey. The Greek producer’s latest track ‘Maggie’ is out now on Dopamine Music with a brand new remix from Simply City. Please enjoy our 12 Questions segment with him below.
If you had to pick one track which solidified your love for electronic music early on what would it be?
Pete: Henry Saiz – Rhinemaidens
2. What was your first and last DJ gig?
Pete: My first gig it was at 2011 (Kavala/Greece) and last 2014 at Nikko.Z birthday Party (Trikala/Grecee)
3. What was the first and last record you purchased?
Pete: Really cant remember
4. What would you say is the highlight of your career thus far?
Pete: Winning with Kassey Voorn the Cocoon Recordings remix contest
5. Tell us something about yourself that might surprise people?
Pete: I Start producing at 16-17 years old Rap beats((i dont want to remember those days hahahahaha)) till 21-22 when i met Kassey Voorn & Speerit which convinced me to start writing progressive…
6. Who are some of the best undiscovered talents in your eyes?
Pete: Speerit, Simos Tagias
7. Which producers consistently inspire you?
Pete: Carlo Lio, Ramon Tapia, Henry Saiz and more…
8. What artist or track would you love to remix? and who would you love to be remixed by?
Pete: It would be my honor to do a remix for Nick Muir and get a remix from him..
9. Record labels are a dime a dozen these days and the majority of people feel most of them are mediocre music factories. Which ones if any standout for you?
Pete: Bedrock, Sudbeat, Cocoon, microCastle and more.
10. What would you say is the best mix compilation of all time?
Pete: hard to answer
11. Current Favourites (you can list more than one per category if you like)
Food: Everything with good taste and smell hahaha
TV Show: Nothing
Movie: Star Wars
Video Games: N/A
Track / Song: Carlo lio – Love Nation
Producer / Band: Carlo lio, Ramon Tapia
Record Label: Bedrock, Sudbeat, microCastle, Dopamine
DJ: Digweed, Nick Warren, Hernan Cattaneo
12. If the final DJ/live set of your career was next week what would your last track be?
Pete: hard to answer
Pete’s ‘Maggie’ is out this week with a brand new remix from Simply City, you can purchase those releases: here