Genres You Will Love
Electronic: Down Tempo Moods: Mood: Dreamy Moods: Featuring Guitar Electronic: IDM Spiritual: Praise & Worship

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United States - California

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Oliver Althoen

I'm involved in the music business on all levels, including composing, performing, arranging, recording, and teaching.

I've been a musician from my earliest years. At the age of 10 I heard Led Zeppelin for the first time, and I knew I had to get serious about guitar. By the time I was in high school I was writing songs and performing, both as a solo act and with various groups. I received my Masters Degree in Classical Guitar Performance from Cal State Fullerton.

For me, the lines between genres like Rock, Blues, Country, Jazz, Classical, and Electronica do not exist. I play all these styles and more, sometimes with the same group, and even in the same song!

Right now I'm active with 3 music projects:

Obsidian Kite is my electronic music project. All the music is composed, arranged, and recorded entirely by me. It's sort of like an electronic music diary.

Dry River is a Bluesy Rock band, with some folk elements. We play my original songs. We have a great harmonica player.

redShift is a progressive jazz group. All original music, including lots of improvisation.