JD Twitch, real name Keith McIvor, is one half of the DJ duo Optimo (Espacio) whose Sunday night residency of the same name was a staple of Glasgow nightlife for 23 years.
McIvor has released production material under various guises for more than 15 years, as JD Twitch, Betty Botox, Sonic Assassins, Mount Florida and as Doubleheart in partnership with Edinburgh's Neil Landstrumm. He previously remixed under the name Optimo (Espacio) but now works primarily under the JD Twitch moniker, with rework credits for Liquid Liquid, Seun Kuti, Franz Ferdinand, Factory Floor and Chvrches. McIvor has recently been occupied in studio work, producing albums for Scotland’s Sons and Daughters and San Francisco’s Tussle, alongside a collaboration with Esser. He also is the creative and curating force behind the Optimo Music label, overseeing the releases of its richly varied roster.