“Opiuo is truly a unique artist…this guy truly loves creating and playing live with full synths, drum machines, saxaphone and guitars, and, as a result, has created an eclectic sound with a strong fan base that I predict will continue to grow.”—Only The Beat
“When an artist can magically merge the perkiness of saxophone inserts with sultry vocals over grimy melodies, there is a recognizable talent to be acknowledged.”—Earmilk
After much success with previously released Meraki, world renowned electronic producer Opiuo is finally ready to dazzle the electronic music world with 12 tracks filled with syrupy bass. Omniversal, out June 3, is now streaming via all good online sites and includes previously released singles ‘Sneakers’ and ‘Jelly’, the latter of which premiered last week via Earmilk. Continuing to evolve his funkadelic big bass sound, Opiuo carves an effortless pathway through countless genres: highlighting real instrumentation with roller coasters of emotion, he presents an extremely enjoyable maturity onto the modern world of electronic music with Omniversal.
Opiuo has quite the resume under his belt – from spending the majority of his time fine-tuning his craft sharing stages with the likes of MC Hammer and Bassnectar and playing sold-out shows internationally, Oscar Davey-Wraight, has built an empire built on fun fueled dance music.
Awarded Best Electronica Album at the 2014 New Zealand Music Awards for Meraki, Opiuo has gathered an extensive social following, with a six-digit Facebook like count of which more than a third stem from the US and Canada. Opiuo’s Soundcloud stream counts, which total in at over 8 million, reflect his massive internet presence.
Opiuo is currently on the road promoting Omniversal worldwide; from a one man show equipped with drum machines and synths, all the way to The Opiuo Band, amassing a collection of the world’s best musician’s to perform his music live.
Catch him at one of the following dates below:
6 June – Neumos Washington Seattle United States
7 June – Euphoria Nightclub Oregon Portland United States
9 June – Cargo In CommRow Nevada Reno United States
10 June – Mezzanine California San Francisco United States
11 June – The Roxy Theatre California West Hollywood United States
12 June – Music Box Theatre California San Diego United States
13 June – Soho Music Club California Santa Barbara United States
16 June – The Unified Field Colorado Rye United States
18 June – Empire Garage Texas Austin United States
22 July – SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS North Byron Parklands NSW
Australia 5 August – Salma River Ranch British Columbia Salmo Canada