The Hamburg band TONBANDGERÄT (BMG), who celebrate their 15th anniversary this year, release their new EP "Hellsehen" today. Be sure to listen to it!
Mixed by O.L.A.F OPAL.
Click here for the "Hellsehen" EP.
Glamour against the norm. This is how DIE SAUNA (Buback) describes their lyrics and music, and they prove it again with their new album "In die Nacht hinein". There are 10 great songs on it, definitely listen to it.
The album was mixed by O.L.A.F OPAL.
You can listen to the album here.
The new single from DIE SAUNA (Buback) is out! It's called "Wir leihen uns Freude aus" and it's just as great as the last releases, there's also a great music video.
Production and mix by O.L.A.F. OPAL.
You can listen to it here.
Today, the Hamburg based band TONBANDGERÄT (BMG) releases their new single "Happiness". A motivating, great song that directly puts you in a good mood.
The single was mixed by O.L.A.F OPAL.
You can listen to the single here.
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.
After eight years, finally there is new music from THE SECLUDED (Motor Entertainment). With the single "Trust" the guys start the perfect comeback.
The song was mixed by OLAF OPAL.
Listen to "Trust" here!
The band STAHLBERGER releases their new album "Lüt uf Fotene" (STB) and go with this also soon on tour. The producer OLAF OPAL, who recorded, produced and mixed the album, is not 100% fluent in Swiss German, but he also praises the album. The band is also very pleased with OLAF OPAL's production…
LESLIE CLIO really mixes up the music business again! With her new album "Brave New Woman" (Sony Music/House of Clio) she sets another sign for the female domain!
The track "Love Is A Shield" was produced and mixed by OLAF OPAL and WILLY LÖSTER.
You can listen to the self-confident songs here
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!
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…
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…
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…
Seven years after their last LP in 2014, JULI are back. Starting off with the EP "Da Draußen" (Universal Music) with the band's favourites from old LPs, they promised new music for this year as well. OLAF OPAL produced four of the JULI archive songs on this EP
Check out the EP
INTERNATIONAL MUSIC (Staatsakt) release their new single "Insel der Verlassenheit" today. It's the first single of their upcoming second LP "Ententraum" - release 23.04.2021! Production and mix: OLAF OPAL The debut LP in 2018 got praise from critics and fans of excentric Alternative/Indie winning…
The band THE NOTWIST (Morr Music) releases their new single "Al Sur" with Argentinian singer JUANA MOLINA today. The Spanish track with its energetic sound is the perfect song for the weekend.
Production and mix: OLAF OPAL
Listen to the song now!
MARCEL GEIN was born in a small town called Erlenbach in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. With "Good Morning Erlenbach" (Tapete Records) he releases an LP with peculiar stories, seldom heard in song. OLAF OPAL mixed the album
Listen to the LP here
With system-critical content and poetic imagery, the post-punk band from Berlin KALA BRISELLA has already attracted a lot of attention. In their latest album "Lost In Labour" (Tapete Records) they still don't mince matters.
The album was mixed by OLAF OPAL.
Listen to the LP now!!
Unusual but perfectly normal stories of life - five years after his last album MARCEL GEIN releases his new single "Chance" (Tapete Records). The new album "Good Morning Erlenbach" will be releases 04.12.2020 OLAF OPAL mixes this song
Check out the single here
The trio Coucou, performing as a set of two vocalists and one guitar, describe their musical home as somewhere between Pop, Jazz and Folk. Today, after successfully doing a crowdfunding campagne, they release their new single "Out Of My Head" (Viel Erfolg mit der Musik). Production: OLAF OPAL Che…
The alternative indie band YOU SILENCE I BIRD (You Silence I Bird / Rar) follow up after "Daughter Of The Endless Green" with the release of their latest single "Hanging on". The music video is also out.
The song was produced and mixed by OLAF OPAL.
Listen to "Hanging On" now.
Check out the…
Can one listen to a painting? The guys from WOODS OF BIRNAM (Royal Tree Reords) show us how, with their new album "How To Hear A Painting". The album not only has an impressive cover, it also convinces with its 22 pop and indie tracks.
The whole thing was mixed and produced by OLAF OPAL.
After the two singles "10 Bier Bitte" and "Fahr Ich In den Urlaub Rein", the two musicians from ODD COUPLE (Geld Records) are finally releasing their long-awaited album "Universum Duo".
The album was produced and mixed by OLAF OPAL.
Listen to "Universum Duo" now.
The band YOU SILENCE I BIRD (You Silence I Bird / Rar) releases their single "Daughter of the Endless Green" today. The song is about the beauty and the protection of the rainforests on earth. Inspired by Pauls (You Silence I Bird) experience in South America, a song was written about an encounter…
"10 Bier bitte" - is the new single from Berlin Duo ODD COUPLE (Geld Records). The video, as it should be, is set on the German outpost in the Mediterranean Sea - Mallorca. With guitars, flashing Adidas tracksuits, sun hat, cigarettes and beer! A visual and audible feast. OLAF OPAL produced and…
The duo ODD COUPLE released their new single "Fahr ich in den Urlaub rein" (Geld Records) as a first glimpse of their upcoming album. The band is known for their funny and self-ironic texts which are always funny to listen to.
OLAF OPAL produced and mixed the single.
Listen to the song here!
Deep male voices singing chourus, guitars, psychedelic sound and intimate German lyrics somewhere between Poetry and simple facts - that's THE DÜSSELDORF DÜSTERBOYS (Staatsakt). They're not, as the name would suggest frpm Dusseldorf Germany, but from Essen, and the name appeared to them in a dream.…
With "Kaffee aus der Küche" THE DÜSSELDORF DÜSTERBOYS (Staatsakt) release their second single from the upcoming LP "Nenn mich Musik". The final countdown to the album - "Nenn mich Musik" will be released next Friday. OLAF OPAL produced and mixed the single "Kaffee aus der Küche" - listen to it…
DIE REALITÄT and producer OLAF OPAL working together was written in the stars. On their debut LP "Bubblegum Noir" released via Trikont, the band tackles the light questions of life, simple existence with all its promises and disappointments and its dreadfulness. And always unnegotiable reality. All…
STEFANIE SCHRANK bass player of the band Locas in Love from Cologne presents her first solo album "Unter der Haut eine überhitzte Fabrik".
It's a dreamy but also surreal collection.
OLAF OPAL mixed the LP
Listen to the album here!
On the 14th of June 2019 the 33-year-old soul artist LESLIE CLIO (Embassy of Music) released her first cover EP „Repeat“ where she covers songs from famous artists like Paul McCartney and The Black Keys.
The Echo nominated artist worked with our producers OLAF OPAL and WILLY LÖSTER to create this…
Just in time for the cold season this year's "Sing meinen Song - das Tauschkonzert" stars gather by the fire to sing their favourite Christmas classics.
LESLIE CLIO takes the stage with her version of "What A Wonderful World" and "Wonderful Dream", and a smashing duet with REA GARVEY singing…
Listen to the brand new LP "Lost And Found" by ANDREAS KÜMMERT (Universal Music). Up until now known for prominent guitars in his music, on this album the singer presents himself with a different sound.OLAF OPAL mixed the LP"Keep My Heart Beating", first single released in April, was mixed by MORITZ…
Today is the release of WOODS OF BIRNAM's ( Royal Tree Records) new single "Isolation". The single is a first glimpse on their upcoming album called "Grace".
OLAF OPAL produced and mixed the single.
Listen to "Isolation" here!
The Post-pop Band ABAY (Lovers+Friends) releases its new LP "Love & Distortion"! The German website Laut.de loves every bit of the new record.read the album review here if speaking German
OLAF OPAL mixed the LP together with the band
Get an impression of you own...
...with listening to the…
Today is the release of LESLIE CLIO's (Embassy of Music) album "Purple (Deluxe)". It is a deluxe version of the previous album with two new songs ("Rumors" and "Home") and two live songs ("I Couldn't Care Less" and "Be With You").
OLAF OPAL and WILLY LÖSTER produced and mixed the album.
Alongside with announcing their upcoming album, MILLIARDEN (Milliarden/Universal Music) release a new single called "Über die Kante"! OLAF OPAL mixed "Über die Kante" "Berlin" is coming June 1st. Listen to "Über die Kante" here
Today the new MONOLINK (Embassy One) album "Amniotic" is released! MONOLINK, the German electronic music producer will be playing at the famous Coachella festival in California, this weekend.
OLAF OPAL mixed the album and single.
Listen to "Amniotic" here!
LESLIE CLIO (Embassy Of Music) releases her new single "Rumours" today! OLAF OPAL mixed "Rumours" Get the single here
Fans who can't get enough of LESLIE CLIO are waiting eagerly for the start of this season of "Sing meinen Song - Das Tauschkonzert", where she stars next to Rea Garvey, Mary Roos,…
An Saturday, February the 17th the HANNES WEYLAND BAND (Retter des Rocks) will release their new single "GOLD" taking a step from acoustic to electronic Pop sound. OLAF OPAL co-produced the single Learn more about HANNES WEYLAND BAND
HOPE from Berlin release their new LP named "Hope" today via Haldern Pop Recordings. Haldern Pop Recordings describes HOPE's music as spherical and dark with heavy synthesizers, noisy guitar sound and a singer with Björk appeal. OLAF OPAL produced and mixed "Hope" Get the LP here
Today LESLIE CLIO (Embassy of Music) releases an intimate Unplugged EP following her latest LP "Purple". Next to some major tracks of the LP there's also a special unplugged cover version of Destiny's Child's "Survivor".Production and mix: WILLY LÖSTER and OLAF OPAL Get the EP here
The Berlin band HOPE (Haldern pop Recordings) releases the single "Kingdom" with a video today, before the debut-album is following in October.The single is produced and mixed by OLAF OPALWatch the video here
Almost two years HELGEN (chateau lala) recorded their album and today they release "Halb oder gar nicht" together with a video and new tourdates.OLAF OPAL produced the complete album
Find the tourdates here
Today LESLIE CLIO (Embassy of Music) releases her third record "Purple"! German magazine Intro writes: "»Purple« is still pop with the characteristic Clio soul influences, but it's much more confident, electronic and with a wider range. Her third LP after »Gladys« and »Eureka« is versatile,…
ACID PAULI releases his second album "BLD" today via his own label Ouïe. 5 years he made fans of his minimalistic electronic music waiting for his second album after his debut. OLAF OPAL mixed the album BLD together with ACID PAULIOn March 26th ACID PAULI invites everyone to join the release party…
With british sound and german lyrics LOIFIOR (Department Musik) take stages between Luneburg and Manchester. Today they release their new EP "Nordlicht". OLAF OPAL produced and mixed the single "Nordlicht" Find the EP "Nordlicht" here and check out LOIFIOR in musikexpress incl. the video for…
After nearly two years LESLIE CLIO (Embassy Of Music) is back. The new album "Purple" will be released May 19th and will show another side of the singer. OLAF OPAL and WILLY LÖSTER produced and mixed "Purple" The first single "Darkness is a filler" with its dark and mysterious sound gives an idea of…
The new album of Gipsy-Folk-Rock band DJANGO 3000 (südpolrecords) named "Im Sturm" is out now! Production: OLAF OPLA and WILLY LÖSTER, together with DJANGO 3000 Mix: OLAF OPAL and WILLY LÖSTER The album is this way
WOODS OF BIRNAM (Hook/Indigo) tracing Shakespeare - performing parts of famous plays such as Hamlet, Macbeth and Othello in musical setting on stage at the Schauspielhaus Dresden. The whole performance will be released on CD as well. Readers of the magazine "Theater der Zeit" already got an excerpt…
This evening the annual pre selection for Germany`s contestant for the ESC will be held and broadcasted live on ARD at 8.15 pm.
10 artists are in running to attend the ESC finals 14 April 2016 in Stockholm.
The band WOODS Of BIRNAM (Royal Tree Records) is one of them presenting their song "Lift Me…
As support for KRAFTKLUB DRANGSAL (Caroline International) already owned the live audience. Now he follows up with his first single "Allan Align" from the upcoming debut album "Harieschaim" OLAF OPAL mixed the album together with Markus Ganter and Max Gruber The album will be released 22 April 2016 …
JUPITER JONES (Columbia) announce their new album with the title track "Brüllende Fahnen" that has its premiere today. The album will be released on the 25th of March 2016 OLAF OPAL produced the album and the single. He also did the mix together with Sascha Eigner from JUPITER JONESCheck out the…
The newest album by KLEE (DolceRita/Warner Music) certainly is special. It contains cover versions of German "Schlager" pop songs from the 60's and 70's.
OLAF OPAL produced and mixed the entire album
Checkt out their video for "Hello Again"
LESLIE CLIO (Universal Music) is back in the German LP charts. Her second album "Eureka" entered the Top 15 in the first week after being released.
OLAF OPAL mixed the Song "Bad Eyes"
Check out this interview regarding her current album
With "Wenn das Feuerwerk landet" TONBANDGERÄT (Vertigo Berlin) release their second album after a smashing debut. On May 1st they presented the new album in sold out Große Freiheit in Hamburg. WOLFGANG STACH produced the entire album and it was mixed by OLAF OPAL. Get snippets from all songs here
It's been a long time coming but now VIERKANTTRETLAGER (Buback) are finally releasing their second album "Krieg & Krieg". OLAF OPAL produced and mixed the album. In honour of the occasion VIERKANTTRETLAGER give a concert at the Hanseplatte in Hamburg - free entry!Watch the video for the single…
In April 2015 the new VIERKANTTRETLAGER album "Krieg&Krieg" will be released and they will be going on tour with stops in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. OLAF OPAL produced, recorded and mixed the album. Get an impression of the album with the Trailer
The 9th studioalbum from the Indie-hit THE NOTWIST (City Slang/ SubPop) "Close To The Glass" is this week's number 6 in the German LP charts. OLAF OPAL produced and mixed the album. Since the end of February you can experience THE NOTWIST live. The Tourdates
Till then: The album version of "Close…
On May the 6th th Amadeus Austrian Music Awards will take place in Vienna. Three acts working with Golden Gate producers are nominated! Until the 31ist of March you can vote for your favourite - we keep our fingers crossed! LEFT BOY (Warner Music) is nominated in three categories: Song of the year/…
Today the eagerly awaited album "Close To The Glass" from THE NOTWIST (City Slang/ SubPop) was released.They already haven taken fourth place on the iTunes album downloadcharts. Let's see what else they can achieve...OLAF OPAL produced and mixed the album.This is what "Die Zeit" says about the new…
With an arty cartoon video for their single "Kong" THE NOTWIST (City Slang) emerge again. On February the 21st the album "Close To The Glass" will finally be released. OLAF OPAL was in charge of production and mix of the album including the single. Check it out.
The ROLLING STONE voted 48 top LPs of the first half of 2013. LLOYD COLEs (Tapete Records) "Standards" made it to the top. OLAF OPAL mixed the album.
This Friday, on June 14th ALIN COEN BAND (Modul/Pflanz einen Baum 2013) will release their new single „A No is a No“. The album „We’re Not The Ones We Thought We Were"“ will be released in June, too.
OLAF OPAL produced and mixed album including singles.
Watch the video to the track „A No is a No“
Today UNTER FERNER LIEFEN (Brainzone Records/Rough Trade) release their new album "Infusion".
OLAF OPAL produced and mixed several tracks of the album inclusing the single "Tanzengen".Watch the video "Tanzengen"Support UNTER FERNER LIEFEN on facebook!
The German band WEITER (Universal) recently released the video to their pre-single "Guten Morgen Deutschland".
OLAF OPAL produced several tracks of the album including "Guten Morgen Deutschland: OLSEN INVOLTINI did the mix.
First single will be "Weg von hier".Watch the clip! Support WEITER on fac…
On February 8th UNTER FERNER LIEFEN (Brainzone Records/Rough Trade) will release their debutalbum "Infusion". By now you can listen to their first single "Tanzengen".Besides producing and mixing "Tanzengen", OLAF OPAL also produced and mixed many tracks on the album.Watch the video clip and visit…
"Wide Awake" - the debutalbum by MICHAEL SCHULTE (Very Us Records), made it to #1 on the German newcomer charts! On the official German LP charts "Wide Awake" reached #54! Congratulations!Produced by O.L.A.F. OPAL, mixed and co-produced by Tobias Siebert. Amongst others, EKI VON NICE engineered the…
This friday, the 14th of September, "Youtube" Star & "The Voice" finalist MICHAEL SCHULTE (Very Us Records) releases his first single "Jmp Before We Fall".
The song was produced by O.L.A.F. Opal and Tobias Siebert, who als mixed it. Amongst others, EKI VON NICE and Simon Frontzek engineered it.
On August 17th MAX VON MILLAND (Koch/Universal) will release his album "Woher i eigentlich kimm". The single "Leg di her" is scheduled to be released on June 15th.
Watch the clip now!
OLAF OPAL produced and mixed album incl. singles.
OLAF OPAL produced the new album „Walking On A Twine“ by MOBILÉE (Universal). The album will be released in May.
By now you can listen to the single "Genesis" and some albumtracks on the homepage.
OLAF OPAL produced the album.
Watch the video!
Many acts, who worked with GGM producers, songwriters and mixers, are nominated for the „1LIVE Krone Award2011“, one of the biggest German radio award.Good luck!„Best Single“- Jupiter Jones: „Still“ (P: Stach/M: Ilbert)- Frida Gold: „Wovon sollen wir träumen“ (M: Enders)- Revolverheld feat. Marta…
The Bundesvision Song Contest is the biggest pop artist contest in Germany. 16 great bands from the 16 German federal states competed on September 29th 2011 in Cologne for the title.
We congratulate Berlin and Tim Bendzko for winning the Bundesvision Song Contest 2011!7 acts, who worked with GGM…
Olaf Opal was honored with an ECHO nomination for his LP productions with the artists Juli, Madsen, Christina Stuermer & Fotos in the category "Producer of the Year"! Congratulations! Winner in this category are the producers of Unheilig.
Olaf Opal has already been nominated in 2005 & 2007.
Among the 16 competitors of this year's Bundesvision Song Contest are 7 productions with an involvement of Golden Gate producers!
JEM produced in cooperation with Andreas Herbig the current ANDREAS BOURANI LP and mixed it completely and was furthermore a part of JENNIFER ROSTOCK productions. MORITZ…
On 12th of August the new AULETTA (EMI) album "Make Love Work" will be released. It was produced and fractional mixed by MARKUS SCHLICHTHERLE in the Kanal 24 Studio which he runs together with OLAF OPAL. SCHLICHTHERLE's songwriter team NICE wrote 8 tracks in cooperation with the band including the…
The production for Christina Stuermer`s new album is in full bloom. After a long and efficient session in Bochum Olaf is mixing the Fotos album at Kanal 24 before he will continue with Christina`s nect session in Vienna.
The new studio KANAL24 in Bochum has barely opened its doors, and Olaf is already busy working on the following projects:
- New Juli album (Universal)
- Chart entry at no. 84 for the new Silvester single, Du ‘willst mehr’ (Universal), which was mixed by Olaf
- The Madsen family are paying…