PUNK ARTIST OLIVIA ANNA LiVKi RELEASES ALBUM, ‘DIGITAL DISSIDENTS’
Olivia Anna Livki (aka LiVKI) releases her new album Digital Dissidents. The latest music from Livki revolves around freedom, power and the revolutionary way the internet has impacted the relation to them, both in terrifying and empowering ways.
Influenced by art-pop giants like Talking Heads and Kate Bush, Livki shares their no-limits attitude towards musical fusion; indie pop, electronic hip-hop, kuduro, orchestral pop and raw blues with the unity of voice and bass at the core.
Her hands-on DIY-approach started out of necessity, yet she turned it into a philosophy of empowerment. Livki literally creates and owns herself, her narrative, music and image with no strings attached. Growing up in the countryside of South Germany with few opportunities she taught her self-reliance and how not to give up.
She began making films at age 10 and writing songs at 16, releasing two albums in 2011 and 2015. Now based in Berlin, she’s earned her a passionate fanbase and caused a buzz on social media with videos such as Hologram, Abby Abby and Blood Ponies.
Livki tells the stories of female influencers with extreme bodies, of trolls who fuel political crises, of existential fears in the age of climate change and more. Some of her stories are pure satire, others are based on deeply personal experiences of struggle, abuse and hope.
Digital Dissidents consists of radical contrasts: Livki mixes up pop-anthems, dance-punk and dark voice’n’bass. Her lyrics feature ironic postmodernism to fragile, melancholic and dystopian.