About Pedro van der Laan a.k.a who-cares
Peter Bernardus Theodorus van der Laan was born on october 10, 1971, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Early on, he developed a reputation and a following as a school and block party DJ.
He took the first stage name DJ Peter Beat and was dedicated to rapmusic, later he went crazy about hiphop and dance music.
The first time peter get on stage was at the club Bluetiek In, Rotterdam where he was participated in different dj contests.
In the 90’s Peter change his name in Pedro and also his performer name was change in who-cares without capital letters, because the way of mixing is not that important but the art of mixing is.
Later in 2018 he also used the name ” the mixx wizz” for some video productions for social media.
The personal vision of who-cares today is that every life has a soundtrack.
The personal mission of who-cares is that he wants those soundtracks to mixed together.
Who-cares about mixtape
A mix tape is the generic name given to any compilation of songs recorded onto any audio format.
A mix tape, which usually reflects the musical tastes of its compiler, can range from a casually selected list of favorite songs, to a conceptual mix of songs linked by a theme or mood, to a highly personal statement tailored to the tape’s intended recipient.
Many mix tape enthusiasts believe that by carefully selecting and ordering the tracks in a mix, an artistic statement can be created that is greater than the sum of its individual songs.
With the advent of affordable, consumer-level digital audio, creating and distributing mixes in the form of compact disc or MP3 playlists has become the contemporary method of choice, but the term mix tape is still commonly used, even for mixes in different media.
Remix services were offered beginning in the late 1970s in order to provide music which was more easily beatmixed by djs for the dancefloor.
A DJ mix is often put together with music from genres that fit into the more general term electronic dance music.
Other genres mixed by dj’s includes hip hop, breakbeat and disco.
Four on the floor disco beats can be used to create seamless mixes so as to keep dancers locked to the dancefloor.
Music mixed by DJ’s usually has a tempo which ranges from 120 bpm up to 160 bpm. Two of main characteristics of music used in dj mixes is a dominant bassline and repetitive beats.