Melvin Oliphant is a DJ and producer from Chicago. He has released on M>O>S, Crème, L.I.E.S. and his own label Nation, but he is best witnessed behind the decks giving one of his legendary perfomances. His openmindness to various genres and the desire to break barriers and stereotypes ruling the club world make him one of the most interesting DJs around, referring to both Ron Hardy and Ian Curtis as an influence.