Having spent 17 years working for major and independent record labels in the UK, including Polydor, Phonogram, Chrysalis, Go! Discs and Independiente. Pete was involved with album releases by many UK artists, including The La's, Billy Bragg, Portishead, The Beautiful South, Travis, and two of his all-time music heroes, John Martyn and Paul Weller.
While at Independiente, Paul Weller invited Pete to work as Executive Producer for his live solo acoustic album "Days Of Speed." The album was released in 2001 and reached no.3 on the UK album charts earning him a platinum disc award, he was also a featured guest on The Paul Weller Fan Podcast hosted by Dan Jennings, where he discusses his experiences in the UK music industry, working with his music heroes and his involvement in Paul's Days Of Speed album. Click the play button below to listen to the interview.
Pete helped to bring his hero, legendary singer-songwriter and guitarist John Martyn, to the Go! Discs label and then later to the Independiente label, where he worked with John on four albums, including And, Glasgow Walker, The Church With One Bell, and his final album, On The Cobbles.
In 2004 Pete left the UK, moved to the USA, and set up a home recording studio and music production company Solid Air Music. Pete initially began working with local artists, helping them to record and produce their music. Pete was also honored to work as an Executive Producer for the John Martyn tribute album," Johnny Boy Would Love This - A Tribute To John Martyn," which was released in 2011 and features artists such as Beck, Robert Smith, David Gray, Phil Collins, Joe Bonamassa, Snow Patrol and many more performing re-imagined versions of John's music.
Pete decided In 2019 to focus more on his passion for composing music for use in Film, TV, and Commercials. Pete's music covers genres that capture emotions such as Tension, Drama, Sadness, Happiness, Motivation, and Achievement. His music features in popular reality TV shows such as The Real Housewives Of Orange County, Vanderpump Rules, Love Is Blind, and the Telemundo/Peacock TV Thriller Juego de Mentiras.