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DJ Oliver – Biography

Throughout the years, DJ Oliver has become synonymous with the iconic island of Ibiza, having held legendary residencies at venues like Amnesia and Space. From a young age, DJ Oliver showed a strong affinity for music. At the age of 15, he purchased his first computer to explore music production, embarking on a journey that would eventually lead him to compose demos that captured the attention of major record labels.

His musical education and transition began in 1992 while working at Privilege (formerly known as Ku). It was there that he had the privilege of learning from renowned masters of the craft such as Frankie Knuckles, Sven Vath, Roger Sanchez, Carl Cox, Laurent Garnier, DJ Sneak, Todd Terry, Armand van Helden, and more. The golden era of House music provided Oliver with the perfect opportunity to experiment with new sounds, ultimately immersing himself in the world of production.

Oliver’s remarkable ability to mix music and his talent as a producer caught the eye of numerous esteemed artists and clubs in Ibiza, solidifying his status as a prominent figure in the industry.

His captivating performances even garnered the attention of BBC Radio1, who selected him to record a special Essential Mix at Space in 2006 as part of their Ibiza Week. This exposure further propelled his career, and he has since earned the respect and admiration of many top DJs and producers in the electronic music scene.

In December 2019, Oliver’s outstanding work led to his inclusion among the top 100 Tech House Producers of the year by Traxsource. Notably, his track “My Brother,” released on Defected in October, reached impressive positions on Beatport and Traxsource sales charts, peaking at number 1 and 2 respectively. The track also enjoyed extensive airtime on renowned radio stations like BBC Radio 1 and Kiss FM UK.

His recent productions have been embraced by esteemed electronic music labels such as Mindshake, Defected, Flashmob, Lapsus, and Undr the Rdar, showcasing the breadth of his creative output.

During the summer season, DJ Oliver hosts his own weekly event called “Pandora” at Lio Ibiza, treating attendees to an enchanting night filled with classic House and Electronic sounds.

In recognition of his contributions to the music industry, DJ Oliver has received several accolades from the European Music Industry, including three DJ Mag’s Best Ibiza DJ awards, one DJ Awards accolade, two DJ Oners awards for Best DJ of the Year, and one award for Best International DJ. Additionally, he was honored with an MTV Award for Best House Track for “Transatlatins – Misteriosa” released on Stealth Records.

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