EDM Artists in the International Scene of Indian Origin

Posted at May 16th, 2016 | by Shivani Goel | in Grapevine

A lot of Indian artists have made a name for themselves abroad, and some have become such an integral part of the international dance music industry that they are based abroad as well and are probably better known in the international dance music circuit. Here are 10 artists of Indian Original who are dominating the international music scene!


KSHMR is Niles Hollowell-Dhar, an Indian-American dance music producer from California. His stage name is based on the Indian state, Kashmir, which is known as “paradise on earth”. He’s one of the top artists in the industry right now and even made it to DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJ’s of 2015 poll.



Wiwek is an upcoming DJ from Holland and has received support from a lot of big artists like Diplo, Fatboy Slim, Tiesto, and more. He has been producing a lot of high profile collaborations with artists like Skrillex, Yellow Claw, and more!


Mangal Suvarnan

Mangal Suvarnan got into music at the age of 11, influenced by the likes of Metallica and Iron Maiden, he started experimenting with different genres, eventually focusing on electronic and acoustic music. Hailing from Kerala, Suvarnan has been digitally mastering tracks since 2009 in his hometown, Dubai.


Nikhil Prakash

Nikhil Prakash is based in California and gained fame after his remix of Kono’sThe Simple Things‘ was played by Above & Beyond during ABGT 180. He specialises in progressive and trance music and has been releasing music through a lot of international labels.



Swapneel Ukhalkar is a Calfornia based music producer who studied music in San Francisco and founded the independent label Adrenalin Room. It’s become one of San Francisco’s most reputed establishment for dance and music events and SNR‘s music is a mix of melodic soundscapes and bass.



Nerm started as a resident DJ at the Ministry of Sound in Birmingham and was the frontman for an electro punk band ‘Charged’. He founded Shiva Soundsystem in 2000 and has toured India every year since 2002 as he has a soft spot for the country.



Kaos is a music producer based in London and started producing in 2002. Rohan studied Sound Engineering and draws influence from an array of music like House, Garage, Drum n Bass, and Dubstep. He found his niche in trap and bass music and is getting the recognition he deserves.


Anil Chawla

Anil Chawla was a resident at famous parties in London, and then began a relationship with “Global Underground”. His debut album released in 2009 and was co-produced by Dale Anderson. He’s also been on key labels and toured internationally.


Foreign Beggers

The Foreign Beggars are an English hip hop group that formed in 2002 and one of their members is Pavan Mukhi, better known as Orifice Vulgatron. The group has evolved into an electronic crossover act and have collaborated on a lot of side project.


Engine Earz Experiment

Founded by DJ/Producer Prash Mistry in 2009, the Engine-Earz Experiment is a bass music collective in the UK. It’s described as the Massive Attack of the next generation and receives support from artists like Diplo, Nitin Sawhney, Mike Skinner, and more!


Shivani Goel

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