Olaf Opal

Producer, Mixer

* inimitable Olaf walks between credible Indie- and crowd-pleasing Pop
* for years now he is one of the most sought-after producers and mixers when it comes to Indie and Alternative
* numerous Platinum & Gold awards for productions such as Juli, Ich+Ich and Polarkreis18
* 3 time Echo Nominee for „Producer of the Year“
* current productions are highly acclaimed by press and critis: International Music, Hope, Odd Couple, The Düsseldorf Düsterboys, Die Realität und Woods Of Birnam

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09/10/2021

Pictures - "It's OK"
O.L.A.F. Opal

The new single "It's OK" from the band PICTURES (Clouds Hill) gives us a taste of their upcoming album "It's OK", which will be released on January 28, 2022. The single was mixed and produced by OLAF OPAL. Check"It's OK" here!

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04/30/2021

"trotzalledem" by KLEE
Jochen Naaf, O.L.A.F. Opal

After some years of silence KLEE (Premium Records) release their new LP "trotzalledem" today with sweet, magical songs inviting us to dream. JOCHEN NAAF produced and mixed "Kopfüber", "Danke Nein" and "Weil du ein Wunder bist" and also co-wrote the two last ones OLAF OPAL produced and mixed almost all remaining songs of the LP together with the Band Check out trotzalledem in full here

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04/23/2021

Second LP by International Music
O.L.A.F. Opal

Channeling classic- and psychedelic rock, the salvation of German rock music, or simply eccentric bizarreness? Who cares! INTERNATIONAL MUSIC (Staatsakt) do it again and confuse and excite us with their second LP "Ententraum". Music journalists and critics are head over heels again, praising this record. Recording, Production and Mix: OLAF OPAL LP "Ententraum" - don't sleep on it!

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01/29/2021

"Vertigo Days" - new LP by THE NOTWIST
O.L.A.F. Opal

It seems everything THE NOTWIST touch, instantly gains cult status. The new album "Vertigo Days" (Morr Music), for the first time in band history also featuring non english lyrics is on its way there again. With a mixture of different styles and featuring artists of different genres THE NOTWIST know how to surprise an audience even after thirty years. OLAF OPAL produced and mixed the LP Be sure to listen to the whole LP "Vertigo Days"  

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Discography

Olaf also worked for Alin Coen Band, Michael Schulte, Christina Stürmer, Ich&Ich, Reamonn, Juli and many more
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Biography

Producer and Mixer Olaf Opal inimitably walks between credible Indie and crowd pleasing Pop. Since the mid 90’s he’s one of the most sought-after producers and mixers in Germany, especially when it comes to Indie and Alternative Music. His early productions for bands like Miles, Naked Lunch and The Notwist laid the foundation for his ongoing success.

By now primarily young and upcoming bands turn to Olaf as a producer to realize their musical vision, often outside of the mainstream. The latest releases of The Düsseldorf Düsterboys, Odd Couple and Die Realität are greatly appreciated by the scene as well as the merciless music critics. With „Die besten Jahre“ Olaf also produced the celebrated LP by International Music, named one the beste German LPs in 2018.

Apart from his Indie productions Olaf always showcased his excellent instinct for pop music, for example with the Liquido single „Narcotic“ and the breakthrough oft he German band Juli, whose debut LP he produced.

The success speaks for itself: numerous Platinum- and Gold awards for Juli, Ich+Ich and Polarkreis 18 and a triple Echo nomination for „Producer of the year“.