Deitre – Interview

Deitre – Interview

Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (

PD: How would you describe your genre?

D: Alt/rock Glam/Pop


PD: How did the band meet.

D: Richie Bee: Pete has know Joey (drummer) & Andy (Bass) since he was a kid – I met all of them through a previous project I was working on.


PD: Who are your musical and non-musical influences?

D: Richie Bee: I grew up listening to Whitney Houston, Frank Sinatra, Celine Dion – Pete has a much more diverse influence.


PD: What are your dreams and goals?

D: I want our music to be your saving grace. I want to feel like we are making a difference and changing people’s lives for the better.


PD: Who writes your songs, what are they about?

D: Peter & I write everything – Our songs speak on embracing individuality, chasing your dreams, mourning a loved one, & philosophy on dating (especially in this crazy city).


PD: How do you promote your band and shows?

D: We do a lot of our own PR… for now. 😉


PD: What do you think about downloading music online?

D: I don’t think about it – EVERYTHING is online these days.


PD: What song do you wish you’d written and why?

D: GREAT QUESTION… I don’t have an answer. HAHA!


PD: What are some of your pet peeves?

D: Believe it or not, I don’t really have pet peeves. Oh wait… don’t chew with your mouth open, please!


PD: What is your proudest moment in music?

WBC Photo shoots lead singer, Richie Bee, of NYC rock band DEITRE in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

D: I think when Pete & I got to sit down for the first time and listen to our finished 11 song album debut. We put everything into it, and so it was really rewarding when it was COMPLETE.


PD: So what are you working on at the moment?

D: We are about to release the third music video to our song “Jesse” – We are also releasing a few singles leading up to the EP drop this summer.


PD: Tell us about your next shows and why we should be there.

D: We have shows coming up In Lower east side & Brooklyn. WE ARE A GOOD TIME. Lots of love – lots of sass.

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