EDMSauce not too long ago had the pleasure of interviewing, North Carolina based mostly DJ Kyle Field higher identified by his stage identify, Spectre. Serving up an eclectic and refreshing mixture of home & trance music, Spectre is on the rise within the trance scene! Recently, performing alongside of Armin van Burren, Markus Schulz, Paul Oakenfold, and Gabriel & Dresden – Spectre is onto large 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 of the Air Force. I used to be residing in Kansas City, MO. I used to be open-format then and finally bought into DJ'ing weddings. When I moved to Charlotte I began working my means 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 deal with digital music. My first time DJ'ing below the identify Spectre was 5 years in the past and I have not appeared again since.
EDMSauce: Spectre is a singular identify! Can you inform us how and why you selected this identify particularly?
Well, I used to be initially DJ'ing below the identify DJ Encino since Kansas City however once I transitioned away from open-format I needed a brand new identify to symbolize my rebirth into digital music. I've at all times had a bizarre curiosity about ghosts, and I really like the James Bond motion pictures, so Spectre simply type of match.
EDMSauce:You primarily produce and play trance/home – do you propose or are you open to exploring different “sub genres” sooner or later?
As for exploring issues exterior of trance and home, I've just one rule on the subject of the kind of music I play: I've to take pleasure in it personally. Having mentioned that, trance and home are my high two favourite sub-genres of digital music. I do take pleasure in tracks that fall exterior of these “containers” nevertheless it's often on a track-by-track foundation.
EDMSauce: Do you've gotten any new music popping out you can inform us about?
I am presently working with a superb good friend of mine studying the ins and outs of manufacturing and I discover that already figuring out methods to DJ positively helps with making songs however there are such a lot of issues which might be totally different!! Any different creative-type individual will attest to being their very own worst critic and I fall into that class for certain. When I am able to launch one thing to the world, you possibly can wager it will likely be one thing I am happy with, that is for certain!
EDMSauce: Who are a few of 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 for the reason that first time I heard one among his songs. I bear in mind going and listening to each tune of 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 can't quickly overlook and is a narrative in and of itself.Some different artists who encourage me are Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ferry Corsten, Otis Redding, Kaskade, and naturally 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, truly! Knowing his type, I went in a barely totally different course and performed primarily home and tech with just a little little bit of progressive trance for my opening set. That means people bought one thing aside from trance all evening lengthy. Also, earlier than this present I performed my first-ever all-vinyl set at a neighborhood/regional trance present my good friend and I began referred to as Queen City Trance. Learning to combine with precise information has been a humbling expertise for certain. I've gained a good 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 provide a tune with?
Out of the folks I do know I’d love to provide a tune with my good good friend George Mack and in addition I just like the stuff that Kenneth “Xxcess” Cullens produces. As for fantasy collaborations, Armin in fact. 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 Mixcloud web page crammed with bangin' music! And be sure that to comply with him on his Official Facebook web page!