Oliver Chapoy

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Oliver Chapoy
Birth name Oliver Chapoy
Origin Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
Genres Experimental, Electronic, indie rock, post rock, Ambient, Techno
Occupation(s) Musician, composer, record producer, mixer
Instruments Guitar, Bass, Vibraphone, drum programming, samples, synthesizer, modular synthesizer, keyboards, celeste, electronics, pump organ, baritone guitar
Years active 1995–present
Labels Partisan Records, Revelation, Crisis, Destined to Fail, Equal Vision, Ohev, Slide the Needle Recordings, Burnt Toast Vinyl
Associated acts Certain Creatures
Warm Ghost
Saxon Shore
Helado Negro
Aarktica
Shai Hulud
The Rocking Horse Winner

Oliver Chapoy is a musician/multi-instrumentalist/producer who resides in Brooklyn, New York. Oliver is known for his work as a former co-writer/collaborator with Experimental Pop group Warm Ghost, the instrumental band Saxon Shore[1] and his collaborations with the likes of Helado Negro, Sinkane (DFA Records), Mikael Jorgensen (Wilco), Leverage Models & more. Oliver is also known for his performance in the group Shai Hulud. However he has been in other acts renowned for affecting the late 90's Florida hardcore, and metalcore scene tremendously. Oliver has also engineered records at Salad Days Studio[2] for producer Brian McTernan, including records for Circa Survive and Bane.

Oliver is currently writing for his new solo electronic music project under the name, Certain Creatures,[3] under which he has already remixed the likes of School of Seven Bells (Ghostly Int.), Bear In Heaven, Leverage Models and more. Oliver recently collaborated with Stuart Argabright of Ike Yard (Factory Records/Acute Records) on the A-side of a 12" to be released by Brooklyn-based label Styles Upon Styles.

In August 2009, Oliver was one of 200 guitarists chosen to perform in the American premiere of Rhys Chatham's A Crimson Grail. Two-hundred electric guitarists performed the piece at the Damrosch Park Bandshell in New York City and was commissioned by the Lincoln Center.

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Year Prevail Artist Album Title Label Credit
1997 Shai Hulud A Profound Hatred of Man Revelation Records Guitar, Background Vocals
1997 Shai Hulud Hearts Once Nourished with Hope and Compassion Revelation Records Guitar, Background Vocals
1998 Shai Hulud The Fall of Every Man Revelation Records Guitar, Background Vocals
2005 Bane The Note Equal Vision Records Engineer, Background Vocals
2005 Saxon Shore Luck Will Not Save Us From A Jackpot of Nothing Burnt Toast Vinyl Bass, Guitar, Programming, Samples, Synthesizers
2005 Scary Kids Scaring Kids The City Sleeps In Flames Immortal / Sony Assistant Engineer
2005 Circa Survive Juturna Equal Vision Records Assistant Engineer
2005 June If You Speak Any Faster Victory Records Engineer
2005 Shai Hulud A Comprehensive Retrospective Revelation Records Guitar
2005 Saxon Shore The Exquisite Death of Saxon Shore Burnt Toast Vinyl Guitar, Programming, Samples, Synthesizers
2007 Modwheelmood Things Will Change Remix Buddyhead Remix, Additional Production
2008 Caroline Sunrise (Sunset Mix) Temporary Residence Remix, Additional Production
2009 Saxon Shore It Doesn't Matter Burnt Toast Vinyl Baritone Guitar, Celeste, Guitar, Piano, String Arrangements, Synthesizers
2010 Rhys Chatham A Crimson Grail Nonsuch Guitar
2011 Warm Ghost Uncut Diamond Partisan Records Guitar, Production, Mixing, Programming, Samples, Synthesizers
2011 Warm Ghost Narrows Partisan Records Guitar, Piano, Production, Programming, Samples, Synthesizers
2011 Helado Negro Canta Lechuza Asthmatic Kitty Records Bass Arrangement
2011 Junip Without You Remix Mute Records Remix, Additional Production
2012 Leverage Models Sweep Remix Hometapes Remix, Additional Production
2012 Test House My Ocean Remix Dublab Remix, Additional Production
2012 School of Seven Bells When You Sing Remix Ghostly International Remix, Additional Production
2012 Bear In Heaven Kiss Me Crazy Remix Dead Oceans | Hometapes Remix, Additional Production
2012 Certain Creatures Jeu EP Self Released Modular Synthesizer, Production, Programming, Samples, Synthesizers, Mixing
2013 Certain Creatures BASH005 12" Bangers & Ash | Styles Upon Styles Modular Synthesizer, Production, Programming, Samples, Synthesizers, Mixing
2014 Certain Creatures BASH00X 12" Bangers & Ash | Styles Upon Styles Modular Synthesizer, Production, Programming, Samples, Synthesizers, Mixing
2014 Black Rain Dark Pool Blackest Ever Black Co-Producer, Mixing, Engineer, Modular Synthesizer
2015 Ike Yard TBA Desire Records Mixing

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