O.P.Groover

Female dj / vj playing only the best bass heavy, uplifting house, breaks and techno with pre-mixed video projections of her cg creations and cool footage. Co-founder of bbeatsmusic.com

From an early age O.P.Groover was always twirling & dancing. Drawn into the early ‘90s dance scene by the sounds and expressive dance, a love of breakbeat began. OPGroover brought visuals to the party – Vjing with PuttyRubber under the name of Cloud 23 they provided chill out room visuals for Oscillate at Que Club, Birmingham (which heard the likes of Orbital, Plaid, Autechre, HIA) and at Spawnee Posse’s underground gigs and Phoenix Club in Manchester.

She got into DJing just over a decade ago. “Doing the visuals at clubs, I noticed that all the DJs were men and decided I couldn’t let just them have all the fun,” she says. “So I bought some Denon CD decks, and started to elbow my way in!” In 2016, she co-founded B Beats, to promote successful ‘fundraver’ events – combining the old school rave ethos of beats, love and unity with raising funds for #savethebees through club events in Brighton & Brixton and more to come. She joined the FOAM Radio family in March 2019 because the stations’ widespread reach has a strong community ethos.

Alongside her work with B Beats, O.P.Groover has played solo at Meadowlands Festival, Off The Cuff London, Rising Sun Collective London, Brighton Electric, Boomtown Festival bandstand & Glastonbury SE Corner crew bars. Her sets are built around tech-house, breaks, electro-house, bass and techno: “As long it has a good pulse to make you move! Music, dancing, colour and light are the most precious freedoms we have and we must share and celebrate them whenever possible.”

Be transported by OPG’s uplifting tech-house and funky chunky beats with a seasoning of warm vocal samples. Travel into interstellar techno & breakbeats with a dirty dose of obese bass, then be delivered back to a heightened reality with carnival-style energy & bounce : ) For an afternoon, or when the peak of the night has passed, OPG tones it down to warmer, deep-house vibes & electronica with a whisper of minimal techno. Expect tunes from labels such as Defected, Punks, DirtyBird, This Aint Bristol, BlackButter & Toolroom, to name a few ….

She’s also built a career as a 3D animator and VFX artist for films and TV

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