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Olive Kimoto is an LA-based DJ with focuses ranging across dream pop, disco, ambient, synth pop, shoegaze, and electronic.

 

As a DJ, she has performed with The Jesus and Mary Chain, Jon Hopkins, Boy Harsher, Nicola Cruz, Jenny Hval, Lust for Youth, The Field, and more. She's performed at everything from music festivals and concerts, to art openings and museums.

Olive hosts and DJs the monthly radio show focusing on ethereal and experimental music, Liquid Mirror, on NTS Radio, reaching 1.5 million unique listeners a month. She is the cofounder of the Cocteau Twins inspired night, Heaven or Los Angeles held at Zebulon in Los Angeles, and is also a curator for Restless Nites.

Upcoming Events

Select Past DJ Events

  • Substance Music Festival with Gary Numan, John Maus, Black Marble, Lust for Youth, ADULT., Xeno & Oaklander, HTRK, and more at The Los Angeles Theatre

  • Cloak & Dagger Music Festival with The Faint, TR/ST, Tamaryn, Christian Death, Boy Harser, Drab Majesty, and more at The Los Angeles Theatre

  • Music as Medicine with Jon Hopkins, East Forest, and Superposition at Lighthouse Art Space 

  • The Field at Lodge Room

  • Chromasonic: Benefit for Ukraine at Compound Art Center

  • Nicola Cruz at The Echoplex

  • No Rest for the Wicked NYE Party at The Ace Hotel Rooftop

  • Vans Channel 66 at their DTLA Location & Livestream

  • Mr. Twin Sister at Zebulon

  • The Decentralized Unicists: A Botto Solo Show Art Opening at Vellum Gallery

  • Das Bunker: Star Wars Nite at Catch One

  • Leaving Records Showcase with Green-House at The Echo

  • Boy Harsher at Zebulon

  • Jenny Hval and Briana Marela at Lodge Room

  • Fire Walk With Me: A Twin Peaks Experience with Xiu Xiu and Avalon at The Echoplex

  • DIIV and Sextile at The Echoplex

  • Molly Nilsson at Zebulon

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