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.

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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
Drink: Martini
Drug: N/A 
Animal: Dog
TV Show: Nothing
Movie: Star Wars
Video Games: N/A
Album:  Involv3r
Track / Song:  Carlo lio – Love Nation
Producer / Band: Carlo lio, Ramon Tapia
Record Label: Bedrock, Sudbeat, microCastle, Dopamine
Nightclub: N/A
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

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    Mitch Alexander

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    Mitch Alexander is the owner of microCastle | Beatport "One of the most influential, tastemaker labels out there and also part of our genre committee."

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