Pete Miser is a Brooklyn-based Hip Hop artist, producer and DJ. His obsession with Hip Hop culture began in the unlikely city of Portland, Oregon and has landed him on the Late Show with David Letterman, the Tonight Show, the live stages of MTV2 and several dozen countries around the world. He has produced tracks with and for artists ranging from Chuck D, to Melanie Fiona to Pete Rock to Reggae Dancehall legend, Half Pint. He has spent more than ten years of his life on tour, first as the leader of 5 Fingers Of Funk, the nine-piece live hip hop band from Portland, Oregon and more recently, as the live DJ for Jay Records artist, Dido.
In addition to his work for album release, Pete is an accomplished composer of music for picture. He has created original music for feature films including Freakonomics, Everything Is Illuminated, Planet Bboy and The House I Live In. His commercial work has supported brands as diverse as Bacardi, Nike, Revlon and the New York Knicks. Most recently, Pete Miser and co-composer, Peter Nashel teamed up with Jay Z’s Rocnation to create the original score for the new CBS television series, NYC 22.
By recording, mixing and sampling ensembles of live instruments, Pete Miser creates completely original works with the authentic head nod of traditional sampled Hip Hop. This signature sound provides the bedrock for lyrics that alternate between playful, and introspective on his latest full length release, Honest Mistakes