BASS CAMP Mumbai
3 November 2018
At the apex of 'half time' and 'future beats', UK based heavy weights Ivy Lab are a motley assortment of actors from across the bass music landscape applying their sonic-heritage to experiments with hip-hop and drum machine electronica.
Anna Morgan is an NYC based DJ, producer, label head, radio host, promoter and curator. Anna creates a fresh fusion of hybrid bass sounds inspired by east coast club sounds and sound system culture. She brings a fresh perspective to the DJ booth from her experience as a dancer and her urban Caribbean roots, infusing movement, sensuality, freedom, and nostalgia through her unique sets.
Comfortable with dub, jungle and dancehall, the UK based artist has crafted a unique sound that reflects the roots of Sound System music with a fresh take on MC'ing culture.
Oceantied is the solo electronic project started by Until We Last guitarist Ketan Bahirat and is an exploration of Ketan’s electronic music headspace. Oceantied’s music can ambient, dancey, upbeat or anything in between. His music explores two main sides of the spectrum with downtempo tracks, alongside fast-paced footwork & jungle music. He is set to launch his debut EP on Bangalore based independent label, ‘Consolidate’ in early 2016, a label on which he also launched his latest track ‘Ice & Fire’ in the compilation FRNDS & FMLY ’16 which has been featured on THUMP, Resident Advisor & more. The track was also broadcasted on BBC Asian Network in early February.
Launched in Oct 2012, EZ Riser is the solo project of Sohail Arora pushing cutting edge electronica, glitch-hop, electro, hip-hop, breaks, bass, house and IDM. As one half of Bay Beat Collective (BBC), Sohail Arora has been pushing bass music for over 4 years now. His solo project EZ Riser aims to showcase newer forms of exactly that, yet with particular focus on glitch-hop and electronica (with a touch of hip-hop). A self confessed music geek and influenced by artists such as J Dilla, Pretty Lights, Michal Menert, Mr. Bill, Freddy Todd, Koan Sound, Opiuo, Spoonbill, Heyoka, Griz and many more. Ultimately, it's EZ Riser's fidelity to the low end that ties his sound (and most probably life) together.
Tarqeeb (Translation: Plan) is Ashish Jose. A seeker of hedonism through rhythm, philanthropy through music-making, he formed his moniker in the summer of 2012. The idea was always simple - promotion of quality EDM, minus the little labels and the big boxes. The only constants remain deep, groovy bass-lines, dark atmospheres and a trajectory that ultimately crescendos into high energy dance music.
Aditya Alamuru began making music in the United States in 2012. Influenced by the growing music scene in Mumbai, on his return, he began the electronic project MALFNKTION to create an original sound that resonated with Indian culture. His debut EP ‘Hindustani Rascal’ was released in September 2015 and featured on Apple Music, Buzzfeed, Reddit and Festival Sherpa. He released his second EP ‘Vote for Worms’ in December 2016.
Mumbai based artist, Paper Queen is a unique blend of old and new school hip-hop, trap, future beats and bass music. Taking influences from artists such as Teeko, DJ Premier, Jon1st & Ivy Lab, her musical creations are hard hitting, boucy and engineered for the dance floor.
Mentored by the legendary DJ Uri, she has embraced the old school way of being a DJ and has the knack of being able to play the right track for the right occasion. Paper Queen emerged as one of India’s first female turntablist DJ, which ultimately got her noticed and signed up by KRUNK. Geared up for the seasons ahead, this girl comes fully prepared with quality music and DJ skills.
Harbour Dubs is a reggae, roots and dub collective comprising of Sumer Mehta and Aniruddh Mehta (Bigfat) based out of Mumbai.