Orville Kline

  • Chicago IL United States

DJ. Producer. Guitarist. Engineer. Educator. Many words can be used to describe Orville Kline. When he's not performing in front of crowds of thousands around the world, Orville finds time to share what he learned in the studio and on stage with others. Years of studio experience in engineering and producing music naturally led Orville to become one of Chicago’s most in-demand Ableton Certified Trainers.

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Being a founding member of Chicago’s number one dance-party-turned-DJ-group ‘Porn And Chicken’ and a live performance collaborator with Kryoman has led Orville Kline to perform globally in numerous cities spanning four continents. Orville has also performed at major music festivals like Ultra Miami, EDC Las Vegas, Ultra Europe, Spring Awakening, North Coast, Summer Set, Summer Camp, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France and Electrox in Tokyo.  

Orville was a resident on Chicago’s WKQX 101.1FM's Saturday night EDM radio show, The Electric Playground, along with fellow residents including Green Velvet, Morgan Page and Mark Farina.

In 2019, Orville played samples and keys in the legendary industrial super-group Pigface during their entire US tour. This tour also included guest members Randy Blythe of Lamb of God and Danny Carey of Tool. 

Orville has solo and collaborative chart-breaking dance music on over a dozen different record labels including Tommie Sunshine’s Brooklyn Fire, Uprise Music, Figure’s Doom imprint and his own So Ready To Bang Records.

Orville has been using Ableton since 2004 and teaching it since 2008. When he’s not on tour or making music in the studio, he can be found leading Chicago’s Ableton User Group and making stops to present Ableton Workshops at universities around the country.  Orville is currently accepting private students for in person and online one-on-one training and consultation.

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