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About Oliver Heldens

Last update: February, 2017

Oliver Heldens is a Dutch DJ born in Rotterdam. Although being born in 1995, his name is already among the most important ones of the current electronic scene.

When Oliver was only 17 he signed a contract with Spinnin 'Records, one of the most important electronic music labels in the world, after they discovered him in the popular music social network SoundCloud music, where they saw the qualities that the young Dutchman had. Oliver Heldens made the leap to fame in 2013 when his song Gecko was released by Musical Freedom, the label of the also Dutch and world renowned DJTiesto. In 2014 he made a successful remix on the popularized song made by the young DJ Martin Garrix, Animals. During that year he also collaborated with Robin Thicke's in Feel Good and did a remix to aDr.Kucho’ssong called Can’t Stop Playing. Throughout 2014 and thanks to the success of his productions, Oliver had the opportunity to play in the best festivals and clubs in the world such as Tomorrowland, Electric Daisy Carnival, Creamfields, Electric Zoo Festival, Stereosonicand Amnesia Ibiza and Ushuaia Ibiza. During the second half of 2014 he launched Koala, an instrumental singlewith which then he would succeed when he released the vocal version, titled Last All Night (Koala). In December 2014 he made his debut in the DJ Mag Top 100, entering directly in the position number 34. He was named by the prestigious radio host Pete Tong as "undoubtedly one of the most promising artists of the year".

In 2015 he created the label Heldeep Records and released a song called Renegade Mastah, made by HI-LO, an artist who no one knew. Speculations arose that Oliver was HI-LO himself due to the similarity of styles and, later, the DJ confirmed it. Under this new pseudonym he has also launched Wappy Flirt, Crank It Up and Ooh La La.

The young Dutch DJ is a great friend of the famous youtuber Spanish ElRubius, they alwaysshow their friendship through their social networks, where Oliver Heldens has appeared in more than one video of the youtuber and ElRubius, has attended several festivals where his friend Oliver has played.