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Features |  27 Aug 2015 12:08 |  By RnMTeam

7 EDM artists in India under 30 you should watch out for

7 EDM artists in India under 30

Anish Sood

This 25 year old hails from Goa and has performed alongside international EDM artists such as  Gareth Emery, Steve Aoki, Laidback Luke, Fedde Le Grand, Felix Da Housecat and performed as direct support to David Guetta during his first trip to India in 2012. He recently released a new single called 'Superfly' with Anushka Manchanda and Nanok.


This young DJ only recently celebrated his 20th birthday. Son of Percept Live's founding member Shailendra Singh, (S)haan has been headlining the celebrated Sunburn Festival in Goa for the last couple of years. He also recently worked with Lauren Evans for his new single 'Light Up The World.'

Known to perform under her stage-name Sandunes, Ardeshir is a 26-year old producer who has been making waves in the circuit for quite some time. She has played at the National Centre of Performing Arts (NCPA) with keyboardist Nicholson, as the Sandunes Ensemble at the Pune edition of NH7 Weekender last year, the Border Movement Sound Lab experiment at the Kala Ghoda Festival and has toured across the States, including gigs at the famed South by South West (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. IAmMusicTV recently premiered her track 'Philosophize' on their YouTube channel.

Tarana Marwah

An anime-lover, Marwah is a 21-year old pianist who recently released her first experimental electronic album, first in a three-volume series, called 'Komorebi: Volume I'. She is also a part of an all-female soul/pop trio called 'River' and the electronic group called Tankbund.


Sohrab Nicholson, best known under his stage persona, Nicholson, is a 29-year old Mumbai-based ambient electronic artist. His original compositions blend electronic and organic sounds with sounds that are influenced by jazz, folk and pop. With two EPs to his name, Nicholson has played to audiences across the country at venues such as The High Spirits Cafe, Blue Frog, Mehboob Studios and Sitara Studios.

Curtain Blue

Delhi-based vocalist Abhishek Bhatia, who performs his experimental electronic solo set under his stage name – Curtain Blue, recently released his four track debut EP, 'Drones' earlier this year. Bhatia was on tour around India between April and May promoting his debut EP. He also travelled to London and Glasgow for his maiden tour of the UK as part of 'Wild City Presents: Alternative India', a showcase on alternative dance music from India at Alchemy, a festival of UK and South Asian arts at London's Southbank Centre.


26-year old Aditya Ashok's solo act released his first record with vocals last year, with 'Dimensions'. It featured vocalists Rachel Varghese, Siddharth Basrur and Rohan Mazumdar. Ashok has performed at Goa's Sunburn festival as well as north India's Escape Festival, and also closing the Bacardi NH7 weekenders dub station stage for 2 years in a row.