DJ Pierre is Nathaniel Pierre Jones' stage name. He helped shape the emerging house music scenes in Chicago and New York. A prolific producer, having released countless tracks under numerous aliases, DJ Pierre is responsible for pioneering the acid house sound back in 1987 with Phuture, releasing the pivotal Acid Tracks under Trax Records. He also responsible for creating the Wild Pitch sound after moving to New York with the release of Generate Power as Photon Inc. He was Strictly Rhythm's A&R in the '90s.