Oliver Heldens: Steering the Exhilarating Journey of Future House
The Genesis of a Music Prodigy
Born in 1995, Oliver Heldens was destined to grace the electronic music scene with his profound musical talents. His family home echoed with a diverse range of music genres, inciting an insatiable curiosity that inevitably led him to FL Studio, a digital audio workstation. At the tender age of 12, he started his foray into music production, laying the groundwork for what would become a luminous career in EDM.
From Bedroom Producer to Global Sensation
Heldens’ life took a turn in 2013 when his track “Gecko” caught the ear of Tiësto, a fellow Dutch DJ and a prominent figure in the EDM scene. Released under Tiësto’s label, Musical Freedom, “Gecko” became an instant hit, topping the charts in both Belgium and the UK, and received gold certifications in Canada and the Netherlands. Heldens’ unique fusion of deep and progressive house was a breath of fresh air that fascinated and invigorated the EDM community.