In this era of the DJ / Producer DJ Ollie is one of the few people to climb the ranks of the drum & bass scene despite having only a couple of releases under his belt. DJ Ollie has maintained a busy DJ schedule for the past 15 years and regularly performs both upfront & old skool jungle sets at the UK’s top events.
DJ Ollie was very busy the past few years, clocking up air miles playing out in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Belgium, Paris, and the Costa Brava along with his UK DJ commitments taking him to places as far flung as Exeter, Bristol, Devon, Northampton, Birmingham and of course his native London. 2012 saw the launch of DJ Ollie’s own event Pressure Front which has gone from strength to strength, quickly establishing itself as Kent’s premier monthly D&B party.
Over the past couple of years, as well as maintaining his decade long residency for Innovation, playing at all their events in the UK, Amsterdam and Spain, he has also been booked to play both main arena upfront and old skool jungle sets for a host of prestigious promoters including Warning, Grooverider’s Grace event, Def:Inition, Pure Science in Kent, Skibadee’s Bangers & Mash parties, Epidemik, up in the Midlands for Random Concept & Muzik Hertz, down South for Rinseout & Deviate and receiving widespread acclaim for his impromptu 2 hour jungle set at Friction’s debut Shogun Audio event at Lightbox.
DJ Ollie’s CV also includes gracing the turntables for seminal events such as AWOL at Ministry of Sound, One Nation, The Best of British, Bass Heavy at Proud2 (formerly Matter) & many more.
DJ Ollie is currently the host of the popular monthly Innovation Podcast, currently one of the biggest drum & bass podcasts, regularly ranking highly in the iTunes Podcast chart. He also hosts a fortnightly show on the award winning Rough Tempo Radio. His broadcast history includes a year long stint hosting the weekly D&B show on Ministry of Sound Radio and before that over a decade on pirate radio including Cyndicut, Pressure & Kool FM.
Since its inception in 2001 DJ Ollie has overseen his Direct Recordings record label which has released quality music over the years from artists such as Majistrate & Nicol, Morphy, Ego Trippin’, Fuzion UK, Ravager & Erb N Dub’s Drum Addict alias. The label topped the Trackitdown & D&BArena download charts with a remix from Zen & new material from Canadian signing Stickbubbly. Recent releases by Oversight & DJ Ollie himself have been championed by BBC Introducing.