New York-based musician Gregor Asch, best known as DJ Olive, has been producing genre-busting, hard to define music since the early 1990s. A key figure in the earliest times of the Williamsburg, Brooklyn art and music scene, Asch began spinning records at underground parties and has since gained a reputation as an innovative turntablist, improviser, and producer. He has performed and recorded with artists as diverse as Luc Ferrari, Medeski Martin and Wood, and Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon. His own music ranges in style from spectral ambience to warm, minimal grooves influenced by classic techno, hip-hop, dub, and Latin music.
Asch earned his BA of Fine Arts from SUNY Purchase in 1987 and moved to Brooklyn in 1990. That same year he... Read More