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Tonight (Mon 19): DJ Olive (NYC)

Yes that is right folks the legendary DJ OLIVE from New York has turned up on our doorsteps straight from the NYC Downtown scene....check out the following info...some of his collaborators include Sonic Youth, Christian Marclay, William Hooker and heaps more....so there you go...HAPPY MONDAY 19 FEB 9.30pm with Alphabethead


TONIGHT!

DJ OLIVE (NYC)

and
ALPHABETHEAD


HAPPY

9.30pm

MON 19 FEB

$10 door sales


DJ OLIVE
http://www.theagriculture.com/C11/artists/djolive.html

Real Name: Gregor Asch - the Audio Janitor - is the son of two ethnographic filmmakers. Raised in Rhode Island, Nova Scotia, Trinidad, and Australia. Received a BFA from SUNY Purchase in 1987. In 1990, after living in Greece, he moved to Greenpoint Brooklyn becoming an active member of the infamous Williamsburg art scene co-founding Lalalandia Entertainment Research Corporation. In 1994 he started up Multipolyomni.com and WeT while producing ambient events throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan. During a joke he gave birth to the term "illbient" the same year. He has started two recording labels in 2000, Phonomena and theAgriculture and continues to design and produce segments from multipolyomni's opera "Quark Soup". DJ Olive remains a member of Christian Marclay's turntable trio which has performed at the Whitney Museum in New York, the Pompidou Centre in Paris and the Philharmonia in Koln. He's recently recorded a project with Ikue Mori, Kim Gordon and Yuka Honda- mixed by Jim !

O'Rourke for SYR. He's been touring and recording with Uri Caine, working on Caine's Mahler record in 1997 and more recently Caine's interpretation of Bach's Goldberg Variations. He continues to play at dance clubs, raves and chillout rooms throughout the world while still programming in his Brooklyn studio Skin Tone Riddles.

"Olive, is also one of the six who put together Lalalandia clubs in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in the early 90's. Their El Sensorium and Year 2077, the Futuristic Circus, are some of the most innovative experiences to come out of the underground art scene."

Spin Out, Michelle Lolli, Urb, page 54, issue no. 39, November, 1994.

"The only work to display a visual ambition that approaches the scale of the Anchorage itself is the prefix-obsessed music and installation collaborative that calls itself Multipolyomni..."
In Tomblike Vaults, the Future Flickers and Hums,
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, Art Review, page C25, August 9th, 1996.

Dj Olive .. In addition to spinning records at nearly every ambient party, said his goal was to bring the old and the new together in a way that's constructive" At the Cubs, Murmurs and Ambient Music, Neil Strauss, the New York Times, page C32, March 8th, 1996.

"multipolyomni...made the vault look like a subterranean grotto."
Happy Disorientation Under the Bridge, Jon Pareles, the new York Times, pop review, page C13, July 15th, 1996.

"dj olive...radical and beautiful." Ben Ratliff, The New York Times, Arts & Ideas, Music Review, page B16, Saturday, may 1, 1999.

"the term illbient was born as Dj Olive relates... i said as a joke that's illbient
meaning sick." Illbient, Jana Martin, the village voice, page 37 - 40, July 23, 1996.

ENDS

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