Househead DJ Olga T keeps crowd happy, music moving week after week

11 Aug

By Sara Kassabian, Oakland Local

“We can use house music to heal Oakland,” said Olga Texidor, also known as DJ Olga T, in her backyard studio with her loyal companion, Anya the laid-back pit bull, beside her.

With songs ranging from trance to tribal styles being transferred from physical vinyl to Serato’s newly digitalized time-coded vinyl, house music has been configured and transformed many times since Olga started spinning in 1996.

And despite the change of equipment from vinyl and tape-deck to MacBook and digitalized vinyl turn-tables, for the New York-born Puerto Rican, house music is essentially love.

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