Opiuo Tours Brings A Night of Funkadelic-Electronic Bass Music

Opiuo’s Glitch-Hop

For New Zealand native Opiuo, making music has been an undeniable passion that encapsulates his every moment. His incredibly original, against the grain style is often referred to simply as “funkadelic bass music”, a term he supports wholeheartedly. The producer who now calls Australia home first gained international recognition in 2010 with his single “Robo Booty” from his debut album “Slurp and Giggle”, which was a finalist for Best Dance/Electro Release at the Australian Independent Music Awards that year. His music has since reached the #1 position on the iTunes, Hype Machine, Beatport & Addictech charts. Racking up 5 million plays on his Soundcloud page, Opiuo swept the 2013 UK Glitch-Hop Awards with 5 wins. His latest full-length album “Meraki” was a finalist for the Best Electronica Album at the New Zealand Music Awards 2014.

Opiuo’s unique take on electronic music has captured the attention of music lovers around the entire globe, with sets at Coachella (USA), Glastonbury (UK), Shambhala (Canada), Lightning In A Bottle (USA), Boomtown Fair (UK) as well as headlining tours across Australia, New Zealand, N. America, Europe, Asia, Israel and India. He’s shared the stage with some of music’s elite including Bassnectar, Moby, Pete Tong, Bonobo, & The Glitch Mob to name a few. Whether he’s equipped with his solo setup of various drum machines and synths, or performing 100% live as The Opiuo Band, his explosive live shows never disappoint.

As a remixer Opiuo’s credits span far & wide, from Gwen Stefani to Kimbra, Pretty Lights to Infected Mushroom, KOAN Sound to Shapeshifter and many more. With such a grand scope its no wonder Opiuo’s musical meanderings are heard the world over.

Free Download of Opiuo’s Maraki



Illanthropy Brings the Big Bass

illanthropy, known off the stage as Stephen Blasy, is an Asheville, NC-based producer with more than his own agenda in mind. Several years into his DJ production pursuits, he decided that his live performances should be more than just a show that hypes up the crowd, makes the floor bounce, and is forgotten the next day. He blends big bass sounds, clear, ethereal melodies, and conscious thoughts in his production, working to inspire his crowd not only to dance, but to also try and expand their minds in a way that positively and significantly impacts their environment.
Who: Illanthropy and Opiuo
New Mountain Theatre
When: June 16
Tickets: $13/$15
New Mountain AVL – Theater
38 N. French Broad Road
Asheville, NC, 28801

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