Halifax, NS

Peter Leask aka DRC has always loved music.  As well
as DJing he plays guitar and is a fan of all genres
of music.  Since he was young he was always involved
in music, whether it be at a house party with
friends, in the car or while doing dishes…and
eventually, in the club.

In the late nineties Peter was really beginning to
love electronic music and was learning the ways of
the turntables.  Through constant practicing and
working at it, he quickly became a house party
favourite.  Then, finally all the hard work paid off
and DRC was thrown right into the club scene playing
his first public gig at Halifax’s #1 dance
club, Reflections Cabaret.  He had gotten a taste of
the big sound system and huge crowd and was ready to
start playing all over the Atlantic Provinces.  From
Evolve festival and shows in all the major cities
and towns in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick all the
way to Calgary, Alberta, DRC  loves to make you

Peter was originally playing techno with the sounds
of Carl Cox and Jay Hamilton influencing his
music.   He then was bit by the house bug around
01-02 and has been playing house ever since.  Funky,
techy, vocal, progressive, he likes to hit the whole
spectrum and usually does. Recently he has been
playing breaks as well, and you might even hear some
minimal  if the mood hits him.

In 2003 he released his first CD, “DRC- Funky
house volume 1″ at Reflections Cabaret thanks
to Knuckles Productions and then in 2006 he released
his second CD “Darkside Breaks” at
TOXIC(the local DnB/Breaks venue) thanks to Break
Beat Elite(BBE).   This night broke attendance
records for TOXIC.
DRC is most known for his floor pounding, ass
shaking afterhours sets at Halifax’s
afterhours clubs “Sub Rosa” and
“King’s Palace” thanks to Kyle
Kurts and Deepred productions.

DRC has hosted “On deck Tuesdays with DRC and
friends”,  packing the house every week at his
house/breaks night on a busy patio during summer of
2006 and co-hosted weekly minimal/techno nights at
other clubs around the city. DRC and
friend/colleague Jamie White aka Big Byrd have been
doing their DJ duo sets once a month or so at
“King’s Palace” and other maritime
venues called “HOUSEWORK” which has been
where he really thrives and loves to play.  The late
night crowd is what gets his juices flowing.  DRC
brought techno legend DJ John Selway up to an event
he held in 2005.  His excellent ear for music and
great taste through a wide range of styles and
genres has made him a real crowd pleaser.  With his
house sets that bridge many styles of house
sprinkled with breaks, he blends all the sounds a
dancefloor thrives on leaving it begging for more.

It’s now 2010 and he has been living in
Calgary, Alberta and has been hitting the decks
hard.  He has teamed up with Dale Mannette, Joel
Young and Matthew MacPherson(all from Nova Scotia). 
They are getting the HOUSEWORK sound and name known
in Calgary, Edmonton and surrounding area.

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