DJ Tikinaut (Pete) began his music career in the early 80s as a disc jockey on WYRE, a college radio station in Waukesha, WI. He also played bass for the Milwaukee punk rock band NRK. Many bands followed over the years culminating with Milwaukee's premiere progressive surf band THE REVOMATICS where Pete opened for the B-52s, DICK DALE, UNKNOWN HINSON, THE TRASHMEN, THE MADEIRA and BLACK CROWES guitarist RICH ROBINSON.
DJ Tikinaut (Pete) tours nationally and has recently performed at Ohana Luau at the Lake at the Tiki Resort in Lake George, NY as well as the Vintage Motofest at Road America. Some current and past clients include Midwest Magic Fest, The Corners of Brookfield, Wauwatiki, Lucky Joe's A&E, The Love Shack, Wisconsin Athletic Club, Sanford Restaurant, Boston Store, Boone & Crockett, Barnacle Bud's, Symco Hodrods & Kustoms and the Chicago Area Tiki Tour, among many others.
When not touring, Pete spins vinyl at various Milwaukee venues and festivals.
During the week Pete works as a lawyer at his day job.