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Melodic Presents: Andrea Oliva [Defected, Ants] - The Grand Social - Sept 12th

  • 13-08-2014 8:23pm
    Registered Users Posts: 130 ✭✭ Melodic

    At long last. Andrea Oliva makes his return to Melodic. A lot has happened for this man since he played for us in 2012. He now champions the ANTS parties at the infamous Ushuaia and is by far once of the most in demand DJs on the island.

    2014 has already seen releases on Be As One, Saved, Nordstern Music, Defected, Objektivity and Mobilee records and you can be sure he has plenty more tricks up his sleeve.

    Sept 12th
    Doors: 23:00

    €12 / €14 - available from residentadvisor


    Paul Gill
    Mark Jones

    The journey of Andrea Oliva from first hearing music to becoming a fast rising DJ Talent is an organic one, from hearing music as a 13 year old to a 16 year old learning to DJ and working in a record store. As he began to build a collection of the most upfront promos and white labels from Europe and beyond, he soon secured bookings at Switzerlands top clubs leading to residencies at Terminus, Pravda and Pacha Zurich and soon led him to the front door of Luciano’s Cadeza Records.

    Andrea’s love for music saw him team up with local club kid and owner of Basel’s Nordstern, Agi Isaku, as they threw sold-out ‘Banditz’ parties across Switzerland. His reputation soon took him across the continent and all the way to Ibiza when he was first invited to DJ at Space and debuted his first release in 2004 on Swedish imprint Joia Records. As he began to forge a sound, he started releasing tracks on Viva Music, Saved Records, Be As One, Hideout, Moon Harbour, Soweso and Cadenza.

    Both Andrea’s 2012 releases, ‘Click Off’ EP (Cadenza) and ‘Scene’ (Be As One), saw him break into the Beatport Top 10 downloads chart which led to Andrea being the most charted artist on Resident Advisor in February and March last year, where some of the biggest DJ’s in the business are playing and charting his music.

    2013 was Andrea's most successful year to date as he launched his summer residency at the place that changed Ibiza, as we know it today, ‘Ushuaïa Ibiza'. He played out to the masses at the venues hottest new underground party 'ANTS'. He also topped the Beatport charts with his remix of Luciano's 'Rise Of Angels' which was known as the ANTS summer anthem and spread like wildfire across the whole island of Ibiza as well as being one of Cadenza's biggest selling records to date.

    The summer of 2013 in particular saw Andrea Oliva play over 70 gigs in the space of three months, including his ANTS residency, which began and finished the season as one of the most successful parties on the island. The residency was something Andrea was a part of not only as a headlining DJ but he was very much involved with the musical direction of ANTS and could 100 % identify with the ANTS philosophy of throwing a party. Highlights of the season for Andrea are too many to name but one, although, certainly playing at some of the worlds best venues, parties and festivals across the globe alongside and back to back with close friends has been a highlight for Andrea.

    We are to expect an even bigger 2014 from this fast rising star as he returns to his ANTS residency whilst continuing his monthly residency at Nordstern and will be warming up this winter with a residency at Italy's infamos Cocorico. To add to the extremely busy schedule, there are also releases expected to drop on Be As One, Saved, Nordstern Music, Defected, Objektivity and Mobilee records in 2014 and he certainly won't be stopping there.

    Upcoming Melodics:

    August 22nd: Melodic Present: Gregor Tresher [Break New Soil, Cocoon, Ovum]

    September 12th: Melodic Present: Andrea Oliva [Defected, Cadenza, Ants]

    September 26th: Nick Warren [Soundgarden]

    October 10th: Melodic Present: Watergate Label Night with Sebo K & Matthias Meyer

    November 14th: Guy J [Lost & Found, Bedrock]

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  • Registered Users Posts: 130 ✭✭ Melodic

    Just over a week until Andrea Oliva returns to Melodic & here's what he got up to last time!! One of our top nights yet - enjoy :)

    Earlybird tickets on sale until tomorrow!!

  • Registered Users Posts: 130 ✭✭ Melodic

    Here's a little video of last time!! Some atmosphere in Lost Society's basement!! :)

  • Registered Users Posts: 130 ✭✭ Melodic

    It is with great regret that we announce that Andrea will be unable to make tonight's show in Dublin due to unforeseen circumstances. We are working to reschedule a date as we speak. As soon as we have more information we'll let you know.
    To compensate we are throwing a FREE PARTY tonight in the Grand Social with an all Melodic line up featuring Paul Gill, Dog Days and Mark Jones. We can promise a seriously housey affair!
    Refunds for ticket holders will be available through Resident Advisor. PM us for more information and we'll deal with you all as soon as we can.