Every once in a while you come across a rare trailblazer like the young Dutch star Oliver Heldens, who stands out from the crowd with his own distinctive sound. A genuine superstar with No. 1 hits and over a billion cumulative streams to his name, he is at the vanguard of the new generation of house music stars.
Oliver’s career has been a whirlwind of mind-boggling success ever since his breakout hit ‘Gecko’ was taken to the UK No. 1 spot with a vocal from Becky Hill, with the record receiving Platinum sales status. A collaboration with Tiesto and remixes for Calvin Harris, Katy Perry, The Chainsmokers, Charlie Puth, Coldplay, Martin Garrix, Chic, and Disclosure followed, besides a plethora of popular original productions.
much as Oliver Heldens is one of the most prolific and successful DJs and
producers around, he is also a resolute perfectionist. Working tirelessly in
his studio to craft new sounds and directions at every available opportunity -
it’s this attitude to innovation that saw him launch his spectacular HI-LO side
project, which pushes his intricate and forward-thinking production aesthetic
to its limits. The revered moniker has enabled him to present a more edgy side
of his production skills, taking notes from the underground and embodying their
sound in his unique way.
22.7. OLIVER HELDENS