While there are several artists in India who are making a name for themselves globally, there are also others of Indian origin who have made foreign waters their home and amassing passionate followers world over . From San Francisco to Berlin, Amsterdam to Melbourne, in the first of part a series, we feature 6 key artists who are at the forefront of it.
The artist formerly known as Anil Chawla has risen to massive prominence over the last few years with his new moniker. Amotik’s Fast , cutting edge, hypnotic and precision laden techno has taken him to some of the most prestigious venues and events across Europe and forms a part of the most emerging names in the global contemporary techno scene. i
Of Indian origin and having made San Francisco/NY his home since a very long time, Atish , cofounder of the Manjumasi record label, is one of the leading and emerging names of modern house music An entertainer and a catalyst: a magician who mixes deep melodies and sophisticated rhythms into musical journeys, His work has also found a home on prestigious imprints such as Anjunadeep, Kindisch, and Stil Vor Talent.
Adipraj Butalia aka Farebi Jalebi is one of the most revered artists in the contemporary psytrance circuit. Having played across some of the top events and festivals across the globe in the scene. Based in Melbourne since more than a decade Adip is also a key figure and a regular fixture across events in the country.
Karmasynk, is the moniker of DnB/ Neurofunk artist Ruturaj Wankhede , based in San Francisco, California. From his beginnings creating psychedelic tinged bass music, to his current direction of cutting edge drum n bass , Karmasynk is an extremely talented artist with polished production and creative sound design skills. He is also a Music Technologist and Sound Designer and has his work featured in Hollywood blockbusters such as Transformers , Fifty Shades Darker and more.
Lakshmi Rajagopal based in Chicago is an emerging artist in the ambient music space. Her unique style fuses her background with Carnatic music to create a unique concoction. Alchemizing spectral vocal and synths, she forms transient enveloping worlds.
Minitech Project is the moniker of Faroukh Hasham based in Amsterdam .An ambassador of nu-skool techno. His unique dark,minimal,and driving style has secured him residency in some of the city’s hottest techno nights
Pawas Gupta aka Pawas is a producer/dJ based in Germany who works in that space where melodies, musicianship and atmospheric sounds fuse to create intelligent house. With a steady slew of releases on notable imprints Inspired from his classical roots in tabla and percussion to his deep, Detroit influence in deeper house, techno and minimal, Pawas has carved his niche.