In house producers Michael Anthony Oliva and Papa Sgrags collectively have several hundred placements under their belts over the years. From radio hits to songs placed in feature films and television commercials, there is no box that these two talented multi instrumentalist/producer/engineer/artists can be placed in.
From collaborating on George Harrison’s never before released “Nowhere to Go” to several placements in the underground hit film “King of Paper Chasing” Papa Sgrags has most likely produced something that will be familiar to your ears.
Michael Oliva has produced everything from television commercials to films to music videos, to recording, mixing and mastering dozens of studio albums from bands like Steeplechase, Olm Ost, Boom Section, Voodoo Dancer, The Setbacks, Big Band Joe, and Filthy Ramirez to name a few, to producing, recording, mixing and mastering tracks for a who’s who of talented rap artists like A+, Rage, Cuban Link, Drag-on, Nature, Brick Squad, Dum Outs, Barry Black/Milladon, Xit 19, Blind Fury, etc… and the list goes on.
Michael was also the post production supervisor, sound designer and audio post mixer for the feature length film “King of Paper Chasin” distributed by E1 in 2010, was one of the ADR recording engineers on James Franco’s “The Sound and the Fury” in 2014; and has most recently finished up the audio and video post production for “The Lost Tribe of QB”, a documentary film about the evolution of hip hop out of the Queens Bridge housing projects. The film tells the story of Theodore “TJ Swan” Williams, and Barshon “Stoney Rapper G” Gibbs, the originators of the hip hop movement in QB, through interviews and performances by the most impressive assembly of talent to ever come out of one six block radius. The film features interviews and performances by Nas, Tragedy Khadafi, Ron Artest A.K.A. Metta World Peace, Dr. Bob Lee, DJ Marley Marl, MC Shan, Roxanne Shante, The Disco Twins, DJ Hotday, Greg Nice, Parish Smith, DJ Polo, Grandmaster D, Dimples D, and Craig G to name a few.
Music Farm New York also has a large stable of talented producers that flow in through our doors and out through our speakers on a daily basis. 🙂