EDMSauce just lately had the pleasure interviewing, North Carolina based mostly DJ/Producer Kyle Fields higher recognized by his stage identify, Spectre. Serving up an eclectic and refreshing combine home & trance music, Spectre is on the rise within the trance scene! Recently, performing alongside Armin van Burren, Markus Schulz and Andrew Bayer – Spectre is onto massive issues and there appears to be no slowly down for this DJ!
EDMSauce: How did you begin within the EDM scene?
Music has been in my life since I used to be a baby. My dad and mom at all times performed music in the home and I performed saxophone within the college band. I did not get into DJ’ing till after getting out the Air Force. I used to be dwelling in Kansas City, MO. I used to be open-format then and ultimately acquired into DJ’ing weddings. When I moved to Charlotte I began working my method into the open-format bar DJ’ing right here. Eventually I used to be launched to accommodate music at a spot referred to as Kazba. I had by no means actually been to an all-house music membership earlier than that and I instantly fell in love. I started to take fewer and fewer open-format gigs as I started to concentrate on digital music. My first time DJ’ing beneath the identify Spectre was 5 years in the past and I have never regarded again since.
EDMSauce: Spectre is a singular identify! Can you inform us how and why you selected this identify specifically?
Well, I used to be initially DJ’ing beneath the identify DJ Encino since Kansas City however after I transitioned away from open-format I wished a brand new identify to signify my rebirth into digital music. I’ve at all times had a bizarre curiosity about ghosts, and I like the James Bond films, so Spectre simply variety match.
EDMSauce:You primarily produce and play trance/home – do you intend or are you open to exploring different “sub genres” sooner or later?
As for exploring issues exterior trance and home, I’ve just one rule with regards to the sort music I play: I’ve to take pleasure in it personally. Having mentioned that, trance and home are my prime two favourite sub-genres digital music. I do take pleasure in tracks that fall exterior these “bins” but it surely’s often on a track-by-track foundation.
EDMSauce: Do you might have any new music popping out you can inform us about?
I am at present working with a great buddy mine studying the ins and outs manufacturing and I discover that already understanding the right way to DJ positively helps with making songs however there are such a lot of issues which might be completely different!! Any different creative-type individual will attest to being their very own worst critic and I fall into that class for positive. When I am able to launch one thing to the world, you’ll be able to guess it will likely be one thing I am proud , that is for positive!
EDMSauce: Who are some your musical influences or musicians you look as much as/inspire you to proceed producing and Djing?
Of course my first reply to that query is at all times Armin van Buuren. He has been my favourite artist because the first time I heard one his songs. I keep in mind going and listening to each tune his that was on Spotify. Sidebar – Getting chosen to open for him a 12 months in the past was an honor and an expertise that I cannot quickly overlook and is a narrative in and itself.Some different artists who encourage me are Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ferry Corsten, Otis Redding, Kaskade, and course Markus Schulz.
EDMSauce: This previous weekend (Saturday, Dec. 1st) you opened for Markus Schulz at World in Charlotte, North Carolina, are you able to inform us what that was like?
It was superior, really! Knowing his fashion, I went in a barely completely different path and performed primarily home and tech with a little bit bit progressive trance for my opening set. That method people acquired one thing aside from trance all night time lengthy. Also, earlier than this present I performed my first-ever all-vinyl set at an area/regional trance present my buddy and I began referred to as Queen City Trance. Learning to combine with precise data has been a humbling expertise for positive. I’ve gained a fair deeper respect for these DJ’s who can reliably do it with perfection.
EDMSauce: And final however not least, who’re some musicians and producers that you’d love to supply a tune with?
Out the individuals I do know I’d love to supply a tune with my good buddy George Mack and likewise I just like the stuff that Kenneth “Xxcess” Cullens produces. As for fantasy collaborations, Armin course. I additionally love what Spencer Brown and Grum have been placing out!
Please take a second to take a look at North Carolina based mostly DJ/Producer Spectre’s Soundcloud and Spotify pages crammed with bangin’ music! And be sure to comply with him on his Official Facebook web page!