There was a time as a younger artist, Media native Joe Torre was sitting on the stage of New York’s Carnegie Corridor enjoying piano.
The critiques that adopted had been glowing and Torre was making waves within the classical music scene.
Torre, although, wished one thing extra. He grew bored with the classical scene. He wished to supply and make his personal music. That’s when MitiS was born.
“The thought of a quiet corridor and a really hyper-focused crowd of the classical realm, you already know, there’s something, like, actually particular there, however that began virtually vintage,” mentioned Torre. “In 2010, the MitiS model was born and I’ve been having the time of my life ever since.”
He found dance music after it known as out to him in an inventive method. MitiS is without doubt one of the greatest artists within the realm of American dubstep, electro and dance music.
Touring has taken him all around the world and when he steps up on stage, there’s nothing prefer it.
“From seeing Japan, Australia, China, two instances, a bunch of different locations, I feel it’s an enormous blessing,” Torre mentioned. “However positively it’s fairly tough on the physique and stuff, sore knees, again. You positively need to care for your self and train and be wholesome. It’s important to be extra wholesome the older you get. However, it’s positively superb. The fan base has gotten greater and greater, and the exhibits have simply grown to a measurement the place I didn’t assume was going to be doable.”
Native followers can see Torre carry out as MitiS on the HiJinx Pageant on the Pennsylvania Conference Middle Dec. 29-30. Tickets can be found at https://hijinxfest.com.
“The HiJinx Pageant goes to be incredible,” Torre mentioned. “I bought a bunch of household popping out, too, in order that’s at all times enjoyable. Once I might play the house metropolis, have all of the cousins come out, household, mates. I’m positively excited.”
Rising up in Delaware County, Torre took to the piano early in life.
“My older sister, who’s 4 years older than me, was enjoying piano on the time, and my dad bought her a little bit piano,” mentioned Torre. “I simply began enjoying on it. I feel loads of children form of begin messing round right here like that.”
It wasn’t lengthy earlier than he knew the instrument can be a dominant a part of his life.
“I simply fell in love with it, and it simply clicked in my mind,” Torre mentioned. “My mother introduced me to the piano instructor. (The instructor) was like, ‘I wish to train his child.’ So, it was very pure strategy of me falling in love with the piano.”
Being dwelling with household and mates has positively been time for Torre.
“I feel this 12 months we did 120 or 130 exhibits final 12 months,” mentioned Torre. “From underground exhibits to after-parties to competition performs and principally simply touring all through principally each weekend plus. So yeah, we did quantity of touring.”
MitiS’s high-energy exhibits have develop into stuff of legend. But, when Torre is at dwelling, he likes to mellow out.
“I like to love chill stuff,” Torre mentioned. “I like loads of lo-fi or jazz, hip hop stuff, like simply chill lounge or stuff like ‘Explosions within the Sky,’ like very enjoyable instrumental guitar stuff. A variety of instances, I don’t just like the vocals and music. I simply get like my mind doesn’t observe it on a regular basis. I like one thing to only hearken to, as a result of spending 24, 48, 50 hours within the studio is nice, however I want to relax.”