Olive comes from a classical piano background, playing and performing since she was 4. She currently writes and performs dreampop music under her name, Olive Kimoto. She is also a touring member of the experimental band Xiu Xiu, playing synth. Earlier in her musical career, she wrote and performed vocals and synth for the dreampop and shoegaze band Crescendo.
As Olive Kimoto, she has played shows with Alessandro Cortini (of Nine Inch Nails), Carla Dal Forno, Ritual Howls, Tempers, and more.
With Crescendo, Olive has played an official SXSW showcase, Treefort Music Festival, and shows with No Age, Be Forest, LSD and the Search For God, and more. Her song, Haunted, was featured in the Netflix film, Coin Heist, in 2017.