One thing you should be aware of is Pete Tong's importance to not only acid house but the electronic music scene in general. We're talking about over 25 years spent as a DJ, radio host, and labelhead, helping both prop up the artists of note and give voice to the new tunes and producers who are necessary. He's the man behind the Essential Mix, which is truly the one mix that everyone in the dance music community looks towards, either as DJs wanted to be featured or fans looking for more. He's expanded his brand into a successful string of radio shows stateside, and his "All Gone" residencies and events touch numerous spots across the globe, including this weekend's TomorrowWorld festival in Georgia, which features a special "All Gone Pete Tong" stage featuring everyone from Claude VonStroke to Jamie Jones. We figured it was high time you learned more about the legendary figure, so gain some knowledge with 10 things you didn't know about Pete Tong.
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