Known for the high energy dance experience, Pete was one of the early nightclub DJs in the San Francisco Disco scene. Pete trained in 1973 with Chico Starr and Steve Newman at California’s first licensed gay dance nightclub, the Rendezvous was invited in early 1974 by Steve Newman to become the third ever DJ of the “Endup”. The mid 70’s Peter built and managed the iconic SF club, Dance Your Ass Off. Doing mobile and special event DJing though the mid 80’s and 90’s — finally finished as a back-up DJ at the Arena in Los Angeles. In 1979, Pete did the historic Disconet Remix Service remix of Viola Wills, “If You Could Read My Mind”. Pete teamed with Steve Newman creating the iconic mix of Chic, “Le Freak” which played on San Francisco’s K101 radio and in clubs from Los Angeles to Seattle.
The 36 song performance called “Discology 101” was created from a 3 hour live show performed at the “Universal Sheraton’s Loading Dock” – AALA Roundup’s Loading Dock Disco in 2002. This final 80 minute super chopped version, including added microKORG instrumentation, was mixed-down in 2004 with additional work finished in 2008. Here she is remastered in 2017 and uploaded to hearthis.at for your enjoyment and download.
In 2017 Pete was invited to do dance mixes #LoveisLove “Love Is Love” was written and produced by Christina Simos, Eddie Hedges, David Reitzas.