Oliver Tank

by the partae

What is your name and how would you describe what you do?

My name is Oliver Tank and I make chilled out electronic music.

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How did you start?

I started learning production at Uni and just went from there. I’ve been involved in music my whole life though.

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Where are you based?

Sydney, Australia.

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Please give an example of your music writing / producing process?

I usually start by finding or creating some cool unique sounds, then I build chords around that. Try and make a few nice loops that I can keep listening to without getting bored. Then I make a few different sections based off the loop and just go from there.

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What are you working on right now?

I’ve been working on a bunch of new tracks. They are a little more upbeat than my previous work, I’m not sure what I’ll do with them yet. Likely it will be for a new EP later this year.

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What is your gear setup?

For live I play with a stand alone sampler, drum pad, kaoss pad for effects and guitar. For recording/production it’s Ableton, a variety of plugins, record player for sampling, and a bunch of hardware for effects.

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What do you like to do outside of music / producing and does it affect your creative process?

I have a few odd jobs here and there. Music is what I do most of the time though. I like to play ball most days. It helps break up the day a bit. Gives me some release physically and gets me out from behind my computer .

https://www.olivertankmusic.com/

https://www.instagram.com/olivertankmusic/

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