• 23 Jan
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DJs have been getting more and more recognition around the world, with each passing day. Music is also becoming more electronic-produced like every other thing. Below is a list of 5 most creative and talented top 5 Indian DJs.

1. Anish Sood


 He is one of the star DJs in India. Born and brought up in Goa, the party hub of India, his talent and skills were sure to rise above all and reach the top. So as they did, he hit the fame all around. He started his career and journey when he was 15-years old. He started off by playing at school events and then got on board with the maiden Sunburn festival. Right after this big play, he played in major music festivals and events like Aamby Valley, Storm festival in Coorg and EVC. Along with Sunburn, he is signed to host a podcast which is known as ‘Sunburn on Air’. On his podcast, he has collaborated with certain guest mixers such as mixes of Hardwell and Afrojack.

He has, additionally, shared stage alongside David Guetta, Kygo, Tiësto, Kshmr, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Steve Aoki, and Afrojack. Therefore he has to be on top of the list of top 5 Indian DJs.

2. Lost Stories

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This duo based in Mumbai is a full power package deal. They are the second Indian artist-duo to have played at Belgium’s Tomorrowland. They were marked 16th on the ‘How you like me now’ (remix of Afrojack) Vh1’s 100 top tracks based in 2014. This pair featured intros of star artists in their tours, such as Martin Garrix, Armin Van Buuren, Steve Aoki, Tiesto, and Laidback Luke along with several others.

Their first album was released in 2013 and resulted in an instant hit. They never stopped there and kept up the zeal on their mixes and compositions. They are known for adding fusion of Bollywood beats to their mixes in order to give a twist to their tracks. This technique is only taking them higher within India and even over the boundaries of the country. They have also opened a Lost Stories Academy in Delhi to conduct training sessions on music production and DJing.

3. Zaeden

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With ongoing gigs and magnificent work on collaborations, Zaeden made it to the list of the rising stars of India. He collaborated with an American DJ, Borgeous, and the track went wild all around the world and had almost 1 million views on YouTube. Also, his mixes such as Magic by Coldplay and Animals of Maroon 5, became instant hits. His music is top-off on pace and efficiency. In 2015, he was signed under Spinnin’ Records and consequently released his single ‘Yesterday’. He is appreciated all around for his music, which is a great deal for such a young lad. He certainly has the potential to be one of the bests at the global level.

4. Sartek

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(Picture from Soundcloud) Sartek released his first track which is known as ‘Apocalypse’ on Magik Muzik (sub-label of Black Hole Recordings). He is the only Indian artist who released his original single with the label which was once owned by the most renowned artist, Tiesto. The track got appreciation from artists all around the world, like Marcus
Schossow, First State, Myon & Shane54, Anjunabeats Worldwide, and several others. Sartek toured widely with Sunburn, the largest music festival of Asia. Additionally, he currently, collaborated with Lucky Date and released a beat on the record label of Hardwell, Revealed Recordings.

5. Nucleya

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His latest, new album, known as ‘Bass Rani’, has taken the electronic dance music in India to a whole new level. He has now set a standard for Indian EDM, which is difficult to break. Nucleya has played besides the most renowned artists such as Diplo, Skrillex, etc. in several music festivals or events across the world. He is a definite star with most creative skills. He has the creative ability to fuse typical Indian beats with electronica resulting into a funky, rocky music which can possibly make the listener sway on it.

‘Bass Rani’ is filled with such twisted tunes. He has, additionally, produced music besides some veteran artists, such as Sivamani. Let’s Nacho from ‘Kapoor & Sons’ is one of his most recent works from mainstream Bollywood.

Electronica is a rising fever in Indian sub-continent, Therefore, not just these top 5 Indian DJs, there will be soon many contesting for the spot.

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