The past few years have seen Oliver Dollar’s star rise to be a recognizable staple within house music. But it was 2011 when this Berlin born and based producer gained the attention he deserved in the form of his first Beatport #1 “Doin’ Ya Thang” - released on Play It Down; Made To Play’s sister label. “Doin’ Ya Thang” remained at the #1 spot for an astounding 5 weeks and continued to sit in the top ten selling over 30k downloads to date, also topping the Resident Advisor chart.
This success was quickly followed up with monster-cuts ‘Granulated Soul’ and ‘Hoes’ respectively. 2014 was another huge year Oliver, dropping the ‘$’ sign to become simply Oliver Dollar. He released his biggest smash yet as he reunited with Swiss Jazz House aficionado Jimi Jules for their muchhyped ‘Pushin’ on’ released on the mighty Defected. Not only did it give Dollar #1 status on Beatport again, it was also a huge cross-over hit featuring in the UK charts (peaking at #15).
After the tracks’ on going success Oliver Dollar and Jimi Jules continue to work together on various projects including a remix of Freaks’ Wake Up on Rebirth Records.
Other notable collaborations in 2014 included releasing with Cajmere on his label Cajual and also being part of his Green Velvet album on Relief Records ‘Dance To My Beat’ which was a huge success. The 'Made For The Night Compilation' with Jesse Rose soon followed, accompanied by a world tour and global shows with Defected.2015 sees Oliver continue to fly as he launches his own label ‘Industry Standard’
‘Shout Away’ is a collaboration with Chuck Daniels, a dark-disco club ready track that was made recently in Detroit. Of the new label. Oliver comments ‘I always wanted to do a label, but I think now is the right time to do it...The vision is to have crazy quality control, I don’t want to put out a release every month.” ‘Shout Away’ sees a release just in time for summer with info of new music from the label coming soon.
Other highlights for 2015 already include his debut at the much respected Movement festival in Detroit, a remix for the mighty Matthias Tanzmann on Moon Harbour records which came out in spring AND a fresh collaboration with legendary Robert Owens and fellow German Tensnake.
Finally a much anticipated debut album is due to drop in the not-so- distant future.