From childhood marching bands to disc jockey and dance music producer: Pete
Heller knows a good drum when he hears one. Boom-boom. Out go the lights.
Born in Brighton, Pete Heller was a music nut right from the get-go. The
Clash, Psychedelic Furs, Jam and Madness as a kid and then discovering
nascent hip hop at a Clash gig in London. "I was sitting at the back before
the Clash and this band came on," remembers Pete. "I'd never heard of this
music before. It was very rhythm-based. It was Fab Five Freddy doing a hip
hop show. I thought, 'I've got to get into this'. Found out about Groove
Records, went up there and the first import I bought was Davey DMX 'One For
The Treble'. It smelt different."
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