10 Indian Dubstep/Drum & Bass Artists You Need To See Live

Posted at April 7th, 2016 | by Guest Writer | in

Electronic Dance Music scene in India is booming and we are witnessing several artists emerging within different sub-genres. We’ve curated a list of 10 Dubstep/Drum & Bass artists from India that you should be familiar with:

OX7GEN

Aditya Ashok, popularly known by his stage name Ox7gen, is one of the most popular Drum & Bass artist in Indian. Hailing from Mumbai, the artist has performed at nearly every major festival in the subcontinent and has earned support from some of the biggest names in the international electronic music scene.

Nucleya

The Bass Raja/Koocha Monster needs no introduction! Nucleya aka Udyan Sagar has become one of the hottest and most trending Dubstep artists in India since the release of his latest album ‘Bass Rani’. His music is a unique blend of funky Indian sounds with electronic beats and his stage presence is power-packed. He’s definitely one artist to see LIVE!

Sound Avatar

Hailing from Jaipur and currently based in Mumbai, Sound Avtar aka Piyush Bhatnagar has been voted Best Drum & Bass/Dubstep Dj/Producer by MYFAV Awards for the year 2012-13 & 2013-14. The young artist has been dropping some smashing hits using his cutting edge music production techniques, creativity and innovation. Sound Avtar is one emerging artist in Indian dance music scene to watch out for!

SICKFLIP

Mumbai based music composer, producer and performerSarvesh Shrivastava better known as SICKFLIP has belted out worldwide digital releases on record labels like High Chai Records (US), Rub A Duck recordings (Netherlands) , Plain Dope records (UK) & Sony Music (India). SickFlip’s music has an indefinable mix of calm/melodic vibes and atmospheres to contrasting bass-heavy/chest rattling festival smashers.

Nerm

Started off as a resident DJ at Ministry Of Sound in Birmingham, Nerm founded Shiva Soundsystem in 2000. He is a veteran in underground dance music scene and has played at some of the biggest clubs/festivals.

B.R.E.E.D

The prolific duo consists of Ritesh D’Souza, producer/composer and two-time DMC (India) champion, and Tara Mae, vocalist/composer and classically-trained pianist. They have played at the best of music festivals including Coachella, Low End Theory, VH1 Supersonic, Sunburn Festival and have played alongside artists like Skrillex, Disclosure, Zedd, Major Lazer, Zed’s Dead, Dillon Francis, Dada Life, Alesso and many others.

Anushka & Agent

The duo formed in early 2015 comprises of Smita Singh, the co-founder of Magnetic Fields Festival India, and Anushka Menon, beauty & fashion photographer. Their DJ sets are a diverse mash-up from hiphop & rnb, progressive house, electronic, bass, breaks to fresh beats & trap. Check out their DJ set from Supersonic 2015 below:

O2 & SRK

Suryakant & Shrikant, better known by their stage name O2 & SRK, have been dropping some heavy dubstep tunes in their remixes. Check out their Dubstep mix of ‘Tum hi ho‘ below:

Su Real

Su Real is changing the face of bass music in India! He stays on top of latest nano-genres in global bass (Trap, Moombahton, Kuduro, 3Bal, etc.), blending them into the entire history of recorded dance music from EDM to hip-hop. Su Real’s DJ sets surprise with seamless slides from modern club hits to yesterday’s classics.

Seven & Seven

Delhi-based dubstep artist Seven & Seven, aka Nischay Sharma, has garnered support from such pioneers in the dance music industry as Xilent and NGHTMRE. Check out his recent track below:

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