Born in 1977, in the portuguese capital of Portugal, Lisbon, PeteBlas dove into electronic sounds when he was 12 years old. He used to record radio programs about this genre. When he was 14 years old he decided to move into where the scene was going, listeing to Dj’s like DJ Vibe, a nightlife reference at Kremlin’s club and more. Later on he joined a Funk Band, played percussion in several projects and later returned to his real passion.While living in Leiria, PeteBlas dressed up in gas masks and chemical suits, to pulverize local places with an electronic music project, the BeatRaiders, along with his pal Bruno F.,processing sounds with a microphone turned on with Pionnier efx-500, in the dj_set.
PeteBlas finally started to produce his own music after returning to his hometown, in 2004, while playing sets in different clubs.
2007 was the year where Detroit producers Scott Ferguson and Keith Kemp discovered “Mixdown My Brain EP”, and decided to edit and publish it through their label Gravid Digital. “BlueSky” was the next EP to be signed by Scott, releasing it on Ferrispark Records in August 2008. In April of 2009 he made one EP for Deeper Shades Recordings of Lars Behrenroth ‘Move it on’ EP. 2010 with ‘No Turning Back EP’ (SoulPeopleMusic)SPM013,collaboration with Imugem Orihasam & Friends Of Incredible Deep Presents The Whole & Detail EP (Escapism Musique)EM012, collaboration with ‘Dig the New Breed’ (Deep Explorer), collaboration with Deeper Shades Recordings DSOH014, collaboration with ‘Soul Collective EP’, SoundDesigners, The 1st one, One track by each soul: Anton Zap, Fred P.,Scott Ferguson, Le Loup, Lost in Space and PeteBlas and other more. (Update soon)
PeteBlas has been influenced by the works of Richie Hawtin, Luke Hess, Omar S., Patrice Scott, Keith Worthy, Luke Hess, Rod Modell, King Britt, Levon Vicent, Juju & Jordash, Quantec, MoodyMann, Theo Parrish, Michael Mayer, Grad_U, Move d, AntonZap, Atheus, Rick Wade, Black Jazz Consortium, Three Chairs, Dubbyman and many more but also by musicians like Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, James Brown, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, Chico Buarque, Caetano Veloso, Kalaf, Boozoo Bajou, GoldFrapp, Roy Davis Jr., Fischerspooner, Thomas Fehlmann, David Bowie, Depeche Mode, Ursula Rucker, Jeff Samuel among others.
Pedro Pereira(PeteBlas) also development this label, SoundDesigners.