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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Latest news about Olaf Opal


Kratzen releases their second album
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KRATZEN released their second album, appropriately named "zwei". This is only available as a collector's item, i.e. only as a record and not online.  Produced by O.L.A.F. OPAL. You can buy the album here. 

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"So wie mit 19" - Tonbandgerät
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Feeling like 19 with  "So wie mit 19" from TONBANDGERÄT (BMG). The perfect track for a little trip back in time, we love this.  The single was mixed by O.L.A.F. OPAL. You can listen to it here. 

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"Hundeleben" - Die Sauna
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DIE SAUNA (Tonträger) releases another EP track "Hundeleben". We are already looking forward for more songs.  This song was produced by O.L.A.F. OPAL. You can listen to "Hundeleben" here.

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Die Sauna - "Italien"
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On time for the summer holidays, DIE SAUNA (Buback) released their new single "Italien".  Mixed and produced by O.L.A.F OPAL. Listen to it here. 

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