Opiuo

Opiuo​ ​is​ ​Oscar​ ​Davey-Wraight.​ ​Born​ ​in​ ​the​ ​festival​ ​paddocks​ ​of​ ​rural​ ​New​ ​Zealand,​ ​he​ ​packed his​ ​bags​ ​and​ ​headed​ ​to​ ​Australia​ ​at​ ​the​ ​youthful​ ​age​ ​of​ ​20​ ​to​ ​find​ ​meaner,​ ​greener​ ​party pastures.​ ​Landing​ ​in​ ​the​ ​grimey,​ ​colourful​ ​streets​ ​of​ ​Melbourne,​ ​he​ ​built​ ​a​ ​emphatic​ ​fan​ ​base amongst​ ​club​ ​and​ ​festival​ ​goers​ ​across​ ​the​ ​great​ ​red​ ​land​ ​of​ ​Australia.​ ​Using​ ​his​ ​positivity​ ​as​ ​a catalyst​ ​for​ ​mighty​ ​musical​ ​enjoyment,​ ​he​ ​captivated​ ​audiences​ ​with​ ​his​ ​extremely​ ​unique funkadelic​ ​bass​ ​heavy​ ​creations.

His​ ​2010​ ​debut​ ​album​ ​​Slurp​ ​&​ ​Giggle​ ​​spread​ ​like​ ​wildfire​ ​across​ ​the​ ​global​ ​underground​ ​music scene,​ ​earning​ ​him​ ​nominations​ ​for​ ​best​ ​album​ ​at​ ​the​ ​Australian​ ​Independent​ ​Music​ ​Awards. His​ ​follow​ ​up​ ​albums,​ ​​Meraki​​ ​in​ ​2014​ ​and​ ​​Omniversal​​ ​in​ ​2016,​ ​were​ ​winners​ ​and​ ​finalists​ ​for​ ​the New​ ​Zealand​ ​Music​ ​Awards​ ​in​ ​the​ ​“Electronic​ ​Album​ ​Of​ ​The​ ​Year”​ ​category​ ​respectively,​ ​and continued​ ​by​ ​gaining​ ​millions​ ​of​ ​plays​ ​and​ ​downloads​ ​across​ ​all​ ​the​ ​major​ ​musical​ ​platforms.
Since​ ​then​ ​Oscar​ ​has​ ​gone​ ​on​ ​to​ ​be​ ​specifically​ ​selected​ ​to​ ​support​ ​the​ ​most​ ​respected​ ​names in​ ​electronic​ ​music,​ ​including​ ​Bassnectar,​ ​Griz,​ ​Pretty​ ​Lights​ ​and​ ​more.​ ​He’s​ ​headlined​ ​the greatest​ ​venues​ ​in​ ​the​ ​world,​ ​including​ ​Colorado’s​ ​famous​ ​Red​ ​Rocks​ ​Amphitheater​ ​with​ ​his​ ​5 piece​ ​live​ ​band​ ​juggernaut​ ​The​ ​Opiuo​ ​Band.​ ​He​ ​has​ ​also​ ​played​ ​every​ ​major​ ​North​ ​American, Australasian​ ​and​ ​European​ ​festival​ ​to​ ​rave​ ​reviews.

His​ ​highly​ ​sought​ ​after​ ​remix​ ​works​ ​span​ ​artists​ ​far​ ​and​ ​wide,​ ​from​ ​Gwen​ ​Stefani​ ​to​ ​Kimbra,​ ​Griz to​ ​Pretty​ ​Lights,​ ​Koan​ ​Sound​ ​to​ ​Infected​ ​Mushroom,​ ​earning​ ​him​ ​respect​ ​as​ ​a​ ​truly​ ​versatile artist,​ ​with​ ​no​ ​specific​ ​genre​ ​box​ ​to​ ​restrict​ ​his​ ​musical​ ​endeavours.

2018​ ​will​ ​see​ ​the​ ​release​ ​of​ ​a​ ​ton​ ​of​ ​new​ ​music,​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​playing​ ​some​ ​of​ ​the​ ​biggest​ ​headline shows​ ​of​ ​his​ ​career.​ ​This​ ​is​ ​down​ ​to​ ​the​ ​beautiful​ ​support​ ​of​ ​his​ ​die​ ​hard​ ​fans​ ​throughout​ ​the planet,​ ​who​ ​share​ ​in​ ​his​ ​vision​ ​of​ ​a​ ​positive,​ ​fun​ ​filled​ ​world​ ​of​ ​love,​ ​family,​ ​and​ ​supporting​ ​your friends.​ ​It’s​ ​not​ ​what​ ​we​ ​got,​ ​it’s​ ​what​ ​we​ ​give.

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