WINNER - 2016 DJ/Producer of the Year - Australian Independent Music Awards
PACHA (Sydney) resident DJ
A FIRM BELIEVER IN VERSATILITY MARK HAS DIRECTED MUSIC FOR MELBOURNE’S FASHION WEEK, PERFORMED AT THE MTV AWARDS, PLAYED AT THE PLAYBOY MANSION (LA) AND WAS THE WARM UP DJ FOR THE PUSSY CAT DOLLS ON THEIR AUSTRALIAN TOUR. HE HAS ALSO FEATURED ON TV SHOWS SUCH AS THE VOICE, AND PERFORMED HEADLINE CLUB SHOWS IN ASIA, DUBAI, USA, FIJI (Cloud 9), AND AROUND AUSTRALIA.
With a musical repertoire to suit all occasions, Mark ensures that your event will have the most appropriate musical entertainment. Whether you are organising a low-key corporate function where light background music is needed to set the mood,or you are after music bursting with energy to get the crowd up and on the dance-floor, mark will supply the music to suit. He has an eclectic mix of chill-out lounge, retro, top 40, and club music that ranges from the early 60s right up to this weeks chart topper.he has performed in various guises at all of the leading music festivals in Australia, including Big Day Out, Good Vibrations, Field Day, Defected Records events, Pacha, and We Love Sounds.
He has also been personally invited to play at parties for celebrities such as Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Hawkins, Eric Bana, and Jamie Durie. In the corporate world, Mark has performed at functions for companies such as: Virgin, Optus, Nike, Vodafone, Macquarie Bank, Commonwealth Bank, ACP magazines, Mercedes, M&C Saatchi, Ella Bache and BMF Advertising. As well as playing live gigs, Mark is also a composer of music for Australian TV shows and TV commercials, and has directed the music at events such as Melbourne Fashion Week, Cleo Bachelor of the Year and the MTV music awards red carpet show.
Mark Olsen has also released music on labels such as EMI, Universal, Ministry of Sound, Toolroom, Central Station, and One Love. Several of his originals and remixes have had ARIA Top 10 success in the Club Charts, a #1 in iTunes Singles Charts (PNG), Traxsource Top 10's, and also featured on compilation CDs around the world.