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Oliver Heldens takes to HI-LO moniker for entrancing new single, ‘Hypnos’

HI-LO, the darker trance-inspired side-project of Oliver Heldens, has returned for an entrancing new single, “Hypnos.” The track’s beat stays true to its name as HI-LO proffers a grooving soundtrack perfect for an all-night club romp, capable of keeping the floor atmosphere intact well into the the stumble home in the harsh morning light. Heldens […]

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Seismic Dance Event adds AC Slater, HI-LO, and more to 4.0 lineup

Seismic Dance Event announced an extensive phase one lineup for its 4.0 edition, and now, organizers have revealed the identities of the final group of artists set to perform at the event, to be held from November 12 – 14. AC Slater, Carl Craig, HI-LO, and Kyle Walker will join previously announced acts Dom Dolla, […]

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Seismic Dance Event adds AC Slater, HI-LO, and more to 4.0 lineup

Seismic Dance Event announced an extensive phase one lineup for its 4.0 edition, and now, organizers have revealed the identities of the final group of artists set to perform at the event, to be held from November 12 – 14. AC Slater, Carl Craig, HI-LO, and Kyle Walker will join previously announced acts Dom Dolla, […]

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Armin van Buuren, Nicky Romero, Charlotte de Witte, and more top Tomorrowland Around the World 2 poster

Before Tomorrowland makes their in-person return to Boom, Belgium, they’re making a pit stop at their digital island of Pāpiliōnem for a second iteration of Dancing Astronaut‘s favorite online event of 2020, Tomorrowland Around the World. Hosted across back-to-back days on July 17 – 18 and once again adapted to all local timezones, Tomorrowland has […]

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HI-LO completes Filth On Acid EP with Will Clarke-aided ‘Check’

HI-LO has sealed his two-track HADES / Check EP with the Will Clarke-accompanied “Check.” The single promptly follows “HADES” with T78, which offered listeners a first look at what was to come when the second half of the outing descended. Under his HI-LO moniker, Oliver Heldens amplifies his techno mastery via Reinier Zonneveld‘s Filth On […]

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HI-LO, T78 take aim at club queues with ‘HADES’

HI-LO and Italian techno maestro T78 stand behind “HADES,” a brimming addition to New Music Friday playlists that sees Oliver Heldens don his alias to bring high-club energy straight to your speakers. Released via Reinier Zonneveld‘s Filth On Acid imprint, “HADES” trails HI-LO’s Greek mythology-themed “Saw of Olympus,” “Athena,” and “Kronos,” and “Zeus.” In fortuitous […]

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HI-LO, Reinier Zonneveld come together for first joint release, ‘Saw of Olympus’

Oliver Heldens and Reinier Zonneveld have frequented the studio together as of late, and the first output from their sessions is finally here. “Saw of Olympus” is a product of Helden’s underground alias HI-LO, which is fitting from the first note of the moody, dark setlist weapon. Many will recognize Zonneveld as the head of […]

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HI-LO assembles eclectic cast of ‘Athena’ remixers [Stream]

On the first Monday of the new year, 2021 met HI-LO a la “Athena.” A crisp, crepuscular flex of Oliver Heldens‘ underground capacities, “Athena” pervaded platforms with a dark finesse. A little over two months have lapsed since the single made its commanding first appearance, and in this time it’s gained—not lost—potency. Cue the Athena Remixes […]

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HI-LO assembles eclectic cast of ‘Athena’ remixers [Stream]

On the first Monday of the new year, 2021 met HI-LO a la “Athena.” A crisp, crepuscular flex of Oliver Heldens‘ underground capacities, “Athena” pervaded platforms with a dark finesse. A little over two months have lapsed since the single made its commanding first appearance, and in this time it’s gained—not lost—potency. Cue the Athena Remixes […]

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Oliver Heldens sets first HI-LO release loose from 2021 vault, ‘Athena’

New year, new HI-LO. After putting forth a handful of HI-LO originals in 2020, “Zeus” and “Kronos,” Oliver Heldens is once again bending to his alias’ underground sensibilities, this time with “Athena.” The first offering from the 2021 HI-LO vault, “Athena” delves into a brand of madly driving techno that stands in dark distinction from […]

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Oliver Heldens sets first HI-LO release loose from 2021 vault, ‘Athena’

New year, new HI-LO. After putting forth a handful of HI-LO originals in 2020, “Zeus” and “Kronos,” Oliver Heldens is once again bending to his alias’ underground sensibilities, this time with “Athena.” The first offering from the 2021 HI-LO vault, “Athena” delves into a brand of madly driving techno that stands in dark distinction from […]

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Oliver Heldens uses HI-LO alias as platform for deep warehouse hitter, ‘Kronos’

Heldeep Records label head Oliver Heldens has brought his deep side to HI-LO once again for the warehouse-suited follow-up to “Zeus,” “Kronos.” Though Heldens has a reputation for precise future house and electro sound, HI-LO was created as an outlet for his deeper underground sounds, and “Kronos” accordingly opens with an eerie dark arpeggiator that […]

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Oliver Heldens embraces darkness as HI-LO with new tune, ‘Zeus’

Oliver Heldens is a master of house music who divides his sonic creations between two identities: Oliver Heldens or his side alias, HI-LO. This time around, the producer’s latest arrives not under Heldens’ name, but rather under his HI-LO moniker. The new output from Heldens’ HI-LO moniker is a cinematic and mystery-laced house release titled […]

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HI-LO and Chocolate Puma share Heldeep Records heater

Oliver Heldens, under his HI-LO alias, teamed up with fellow Dutch artist Chocolate Puma for a new electro-house heater on Heldeep Records. The track, aptly named “Lazersx999,” features a pushing beat and synths that resemble a video game. HI-LO and Chocolate Puma overwhelm the senses with unrelenting lasers, placing the listener in the center of […]

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HI-LO and Dada Life team up for an entrancing collaboration, ‘Love Vibrations’

“Love Vibrations,” an enrapturing collaboration by none other than house music’s heavy hitters Oliver Heldens, under the alias of HI-LO, and the enthralling duo, Dada Life, is out now on Heldeep Records.Undoubtedly, when it comes to these artists, unpredictability dominates the production. Their mastery of deep house vibes contrasts with higher hitting synths makes for […]

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HI-LO reworks Moby’s ‘Go’ for Black Lacquer remix project [Q&A]

Readers of house and techno trailblazer Moby‘s recently released memoir Porcelain know that his track “Go” opened countless doors for the producer during his rise to stardom. The autobiography chronicles Moby’s early ascension during 1989-1999, dedicating an entire chapter to “Go” where the artist layers “Laura Palmer’s Theme” from Twin Peaks over the B-side to […]

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Oliver Heldens as HI-LO teams up with Alok for new single, ‘Alien Technology’

Earlier this summer, Oliver Heldens revealed that he had been producing under the alias HI-LO after releasing his first single on Mad Decent called “Crank it Up.”Since then, Heldens has launched a new record label called Heldeep, which is home to his newest single as HI-LO with Alok titled “Alien Technology.” The track has a […]

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Oliver Heldens returns to the Essential Mix as HI-LO

To be tapped for an Essential Mix at any age is a highly prestigious honor – indeed, there remain many veteran DJs who still have yet to step behind BBC Radio 1’s hallowed decks. It’s fair to say that Oliver Heldens has just achieved a historic feat in the program’s history this weekend, providing his second Essential Mix at […]

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Oliver Heldens – Ibiza 77 (Can You Feel It) [Original Mix]

At the end of May, Dutch producer Oliver Heldens released the first episode of his new mixtape series, Ibiza 77. On a mission to deliver “timeless housey Ibiza vibes,” the inaugural mixtape included tracks from Riva Starr, Joris Voorn, Heldens’ alias HI-LO, Sander van Doorn, and more. He’s even offering the mixtape series for free download […]

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