DJ Oliwa & Jackson Whalan


Oliver Newell ( Oliwa ) is a music producer, arranger, composer and multi-instrumentalist originally from Austin, Texas and currently based in Ojai, California. His projects often explore the integration of organic acoustic instruments and digital electronic sounds, striking a peculiar balance between groovy earthy roots music and cerebral futuristic sonic experimentalism. His diverse music experiences as an upright and electric bassist combined with his autodidactic sensibilities and fascination with technology inform his unique production style.

Jackson Whalan is a multi-talented lyricist, producer, and performer, bringing a transformative variety of hip-hop and electronic bass music; inspiring dancing, social movement, and thought provoking ideas. His performances and recorded music are infused with special guests and live instrumentation, taking audiences on a dynamic journey with consistent momentum, and capturing the heaviness that is felt when live and electronic music combine. Diversity is Jackson's strong-point, from his hilarious "S.N.A.G. (Sensitive New Age guy)" parody video, to his "Souled out EP" (Adapted Records), an ode to golden era boom-bap style hip hop. In addition to consistent touring and recording, Jackson also has experience in engineering and scoring for film and commercials, and has worked on producing a variety of events throughout his career.

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