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XFM Playlisting for Last Night I Heard Everything In Slow Motion

In Session for John Kennedy at XFM

 XFM play from Eddy Temple Morris

One Night Stand & Live Interview on XFM  

“Just gorgeous”  Mary Anne Hobbs- XFM


“Loving this” Huw Stephens – Radio 1

“Reverb drenched and touchingly sparse music…blissful tracks” Jen Long- Radio 1


Lauren Laverne’s Headphones Moment on BBC 6 Music

 “A wonderfully talented producer.”Bethan Elfyn on BBC 6 Music

“Exciting production…you’re in for a treat.” Lauren Laverne BBC 6 Music


Q Radio Play

UK In-store Radio placement across fashion brands

 “Something really special…. blissfully sparse electronica”Amazing Radio – Your New Favourite Band




XFM See Hear Now Feature

“Quite captivating” Loud Silence

Top 5 Chart Ranking on Hype Machine

Single Of The Week The Liverpool Echo

“Absolutely Stunning” Sunset in The Rear View

Top 10 International Band Piece The Liverpool Echo

“…Some sort of breathtaking rainbow” Faded Glamour

“He makes everything sound beautiful” Flying With Anna


With his own brand of incredibly textural glitch pop, combining live instruments and synths, Oliver Tank creates soundscapes akin to waking dreams. He’s already setting the blogosphere alight, charting in a top position on Hype Machine and has been gaining plays on XFM, Radio 1 and BBC 6 Music in the UK and has been getting extensive support from Triple J Radio in his native Australia. Many are claiming Oliver Tank is the natural successor to James Blake. The single track from the EP, Last Night I Heard Everything in Slow Motion recently featured on an advert for marriage equality entitled “It’s Time”, which has had over 5 million views on YouTube to date.


2011 saw Oliver win FBi Radio’s Northern Light Competition and head off to Iceland to attend Iceland’s Airwaves Festival where he collaborated and played shows with local artists. Oliver has supported Washington at the Sydney Opera House to a sold out crowd. He’s also been playing shows alongside Active Child, Youth Lagoon and Bonobo in Melbourne and Sydney.2012  saw Oliver  finally came to the UK and wow the crowds at The Great Escape and Liverpool Sound City, later to go on to be the tour support for acts such as Lana Del Rey. 




Photo: Oliver Tank supporting Lana Del Rey