Described by fans, media and industry alike as the savior of the true progressive style, Jeremy Olander captivates audiences from a festival stage and within an intimate club environment. Born in Stockholm, he’s leading the host of next generation artists that continues the Scandinavian capital’s dance music lineage, a pedigree represented by countless DJs and producers who’ve gone from local underground prospects to globally recognized main stage superstars – a trajectory followed by Olander.
After bursting onto the scene in 2011, he became the first producer to be signed to a multi-release deal on Prydz’s coveted Pryda Friends imprint. His inaugural outing, the Evade EP, became the label’s biggest seller and since then he’s continued to elevate himself as a producer, achieving the elusive balance of crossover appeal and underground reverence.
In 2014, he made his long-awaited comeback return to Pryda and once again broke new ground by becoming the first artist other than Eric Prydz to release music on Pryda Recordings, a label home previously reserved for head honcho Prydz himself. The EP, entitled Jackie, gained widespread appeal amongst the EDM generation and old school house music purists alike, and in a time when many claim it’s all about the singles, the EP went straight to number 1 on the overall Beatport Top 100 Releases chart and stayed there for 10 days, ousting Aphex Twin from the top spot in the process.
Adding to last year’s musical release feats, 2014 also played host to Jeremy’s first headline tour in Australia, two club tour stints in North America at legendary venues such as Beta in Denver, Avalon in LA and Habitat in Calgary. The festival circuit also got their taste of his progressive goodness at Mysteryland, EDC Las Vegas, Electric Zoo, HARD Day of the Dead, Creamfields and VH1 Supersonic, where he played a celebrated B2B set together with Bedrock staple Guy J. Jeremy also made time to include a gig at the venue of all venues that’s likely to remain a dream for most; Madison Square Garden in New York City. There, he became one of a select few to have taken the iconic stage when he was invited to play alongside Prydz at his groundbreaking EPIC 3.0 show.
Olander holds a residency at Sound Nightclub in Los Angeles where he performs a couple shows a year.
See a full list of upcoming Jeremy Olander shows here.
Without further ado, Jeremy Olander’s top 5 tracks of all time:
5. Jeremy Olander – Saigon
4. Jeremy Olander – Brando
3. Jeremy Olander – Galheera
2. Jeremy Olander – Lunar (Original Mix)
1. Jeremy Olander – Jackie
Bonus: Jeremy Olander – Panorama (Original Mix)