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Bootlegger presents Junket Djs Fluro, Watashi, Synths Back and NMAKZ
April 14, 2018, 3:00 pm
Junket is presenting an afternoon of music by 4 DJs this Saturday, from 3 PM onwards at the Bootlegger, Indiranagar. There are 4 DJs who will be performing for this showcase. This will be happening on the 2nd floor of the outlet. It will start in the afternoon and go on till 9-10pm.
Fluro is the Brain child of Priyanka Sudhir who ventured into the underground electronic music scene in 2011. Starting off as a DJ and gradually progressing into the zone of Music Production and Live Performance. Putting good use to her understanding of the musical spectrum and prioritizing live recorded instruments and synthesis. Her music is a unique melange of, deep bubbly bass lines, groovy percussion & obscure polyrhythmic layers.This freestyle sound is motivated by 60’s psychedelia and 80’s synth pop; referencing classic sounds of the future. These multiple influences conjure up their own special blend of sounds. The artist is also the founding member of Another Fractured Signal along with Animesh Mishra, a very talented acoustic drummer. A refreshing collaboration, taking you on a sonic journey backed with a science fiction atmosphere and haunting melodies. A dialogue between the electro and the organic. FluroNeuro has headlined at Major Festivals held Across India Freedom Blast & Spirit Gust to name a few and is currently working on releasing her exclusive live album soley written & produced by herself featuring an array of live musicians. The artist has signed & released 13 singles so far with International and Home Grown record Labels.
Watashi is a Bangalore based drumnbass/dubstep producer and DJ. His earlier tryst with music consisted of playing for a metal band which continues to influence his production style. His move from Delhi to Bangalore, five years ago, to work as a sound engineer, exposed him to new genres of music and other talented musicians which has helped him to hone his own unique sound. During this time, Watashi released two dubstep singles “Scream” on Wasteland Records, US and “Rorschach” on Devon Records, India. Taking inspiration from neurofunk artists like Mefjus, Noisia and Emperor, his sound has maturedwith much more cleaner production and subtle sound design, but keeping the element of aggressiveness intact. His sets are a good mix of foot tapping experimental tracks which build up slowly to outright dance floor bangers keeping the groove going at all times. Apart from drumnbass, he also delves into other genres of bass music like footwork, glitch-hop, hybrid trap and witch house.
Synths Back was conceived by Abhishek Chanda. Born out of the islander’s unconditional reverence for the ever impressive Synthesisers. Consumed by the very intrigue of these powerful modular beasts, electronic music is his religion of sorts. Hence a relentless pursuit. Tunes crafted out of thin air aspire to indulge the listeners whilst they identify their own groove in the magical realm of Electronic Music. With his roots from the 80’s Synths Pop Era and being inspired from Kraftwerk, Depeche Mode, Yazu, Mordern Talking, The Human League & also Kavinsky, Justice, Daft Punk & many more, His music recreates the very similar New Wave Disco Vibe. Synths Back DJ Sets include tracks from the very genres like Disco, Indie Dance, Hip Hop, Synth Pop, House and Deep House. His Live Sets with other accompanying musicians include Nu Disco & Synth Wave. Synths Back debut EP ‘Twisted Lines’ which realeased in April 2016, Recreates the essence of paradisiacal dreamscapes. That fascinating space between reality and fantasy. The tracks in this experimental EP exude a proverbial dark vibe. The mood further transcends to lure with inspiring and captivating arpeggio patterns and synth sounds.
Nmakz – A DJ from Bangalore, India who started his unique journey into electronic music during his stay in the UK. He first learnt the art of mixing on vinyl in 2012 and has been accumulating a record collection ever since, whilst forming a closely knit group of like minded ravers within the heart of the urban jungle of London.He can be seen spinning an ear piercing selection of old skool drum & bass / jungle on wax spanning from the early 1990’s to present day. Catch him playing at the Wednesday bass nights run by Junket events at Kitty Ko, Bangalore.
Junket is an artist management and music curation agency that looks into widening the scope of quality music, nightlife and events. Junket is the brainchild of Mikey, an event organiser, an artist manager, a DJ, AV guy and curator. The idea of bringing in a better look out to the msic scene in India gave establishment to Junket after his eight years of experience in the event industry and night life of UAE.