Category: Brian Olive

POPMATTERS 8/10 review of BRIAN OLIVE “Two Of Everything”

POPMATTERS Brian Olive: Two of Everything By Alan Brown 11 July 2011 Almost three years have passed since Brian Olive emerged from the vault of the Cincinnati pawn-shop-turned-recording-studio he helped build clutching his excellent full-length solo debut. Yet it appears the ex-Soledad Brother hasn’t just been busy touring and helping out friends—most recently as guest […]

A-LINE review of BRIAN OLIVE “Two Of Everything”

A-LINE MAGAZINE by Taryn Tegarden 21.05.2011 I’m ready for summer, and thanks to Brian Olive there’s a soundtrack for the season. The former Greenhornes and Soledad Brothers member has followed up his 2009 self-titled solo debut with Two of Everything (out June 7). Recorded at the Diamonds Building (right here in Cincinnati) with Dan Auerbach […]

POPMATTERS 8/10 review of BRIAN OLIVE “s/t”

POPMATTERS Brian Olive: Brian Olive By Alan Brown 14 September 2009 Drawing inspiration from ‘60s psych-pop, after-hours jazz, and ‘70s glam stomp, Brian Olive, the onetime Greenhornes guitarist and Soledad Brothers multi-instrumentalist, steps out of the shadows cast by the Midwest garage-blues scene and into the light on his self-titled debut. Although it meant moving […]


Brian Olive (Profile) Goes from member to bandleader with solo debut CD By Brian Baker · June 24th, 2009 For the better part of the last decade, Brian Olive has been someone’s guitarist — sometimes as Oliver Henry or Henry Oliver — from post-high school outfits to his stints with The Greenhornes and Soledad Brothers. […]