T H O M A S O L I V E R
Thomas Oliver is internationally recognised as one of the leading players of the Weissenborn lap-steel guitar and a multi-talented guitarist, songwriter and singer.
In 2013 Oliver released the first full-length, all instrumental, all Weissenborn album, titled “Beneath The Weissenborn”. The album debuted at #6 in the NZ charts, received 5* reviews and sold out shows across the nation.
"He joins Leo Kotke, Ry Cooder and Michael Hedges
as someone who has made buying a guitar album a must "– ***** Stuff.co.nz
With over a million views on YouTube, he has developed an international audience from his home base in New Zealand that has seem him play numerous sold out shows globally.
Oliver’s ability to write stirring lyrics and move between sweet melodic and grunty vocals has also earned him a reputation as a vocalist in Drum & Bass, having collaborated with some of the most respected producers, including Black Sun Empire, Rido and Concord Dawn, and boasting releases on prestigious labels, including Goldie's own Metalheadz.