Contra Bass Records brings together India’s biggest ‘Electronic Dance Music’ [EDM] acts for
Come Fall in Love – a unique electronic music festival
At Sky Dive Amby Valley and broadcast on Disney UTV Bindass
Performing ‘live’ dj sets are Contra Bass Records Acts:
AKSHAI SARIN, LOST STORIES,BLOT!,ASHVIN MANI SHARMA (JALEBEE CARTEL);
and EDDY GOOD of Global Underground fame.
Contra Bass Records, the first ever electronic music label in the country introduced by leading music label Universal Music India,today announced an exciting day-long concert event. Scheduled to take place at the Sky Dive Amby Valley drop-zone airfield, this Thursday February 14th, 2013,the venue will be taken over by the very best in Indian Electronic Dance Music, with a day-long concert boasting a rare line-up of artists, each with their own unique style of EDM.Adding to the stellar line-up of attractions, guests will also have the fantastic opportunity to explore their adventurous sides and participate in a chance to win a tandem sky-dive by Art of Extreme at Sky Dive Amby Valley, the same team that trained the cast of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.
An exclusive, by invite only, electronica music concert,Come Fall in Love, the event will bring together two fantastic elements of music and adventure giving music lovers and thrill-seeking enthusiasts to experience the best of both worlds in one action-packed day long concert, and the valentine date experience of a lifetime. Snuggled amongst the Sayadhari range, Sky Dive Aamby Valley offers the perfect venue for guests to be a part of this incredible concert event.
Write-in to [[email protected]] with your love-story to win a chance to come be a part of this unique, exclusive, EDM music concert – set to become an iconic event in the future of EDM in the country.
The line-up for this music and adventure extravaganza will present the crème de la crème of the EDM scene in the country culminating in a concert event to remember:
Lost Stories, Prayag Mehta and Rishab Joshi are one of India’s top EDM artists and have been supported by the biggest names on the EDM scene like Tiesto, BT, Markus Schulz, Ferry Corsten, Above and Beyond and Sander Van Doorn, to name a few.
Performing at the concert will be Akshai Sarin, a child prodigy who took up his first instrument at the age of 4 and composed the songs for his first album at 16. Making strides rapidly on the music scene, he has been given the title of “Young Music Entrepreneur of the Year” award by Rolling Stone Magazine and The British Council.
AshvinManiSharma akaCalm Chor has been a part of the underground EDM music scene for over a decade now. He is also one of the founding members of Jalebee Cartel who are responsible for putting India on the global Electronic music map.
Also on the line-up, the innovative electronica of BLOT!,consisting of Avinash Kumar and Gaurav Malaker. Filmmakers, music producers, DJs and one-time lawyers, this multi-faceted duo form India’s leading audio-visual and experiential collectives.In their time together, Avinash and Gaurav haveperformed at legendary venues across the globe including Berlin, Geneva, London and Lyon.
The addition of high profile, international headliner, Eddy Good of Global Underground and Pacha Ibiza makes this a must-go event on the calendar of music festivals around India.
Commenting on the concert, Universal Music India & SAARC MD Devraj Sanyal said, “With this event, ContraBass Records reinforces its commitment to Electronic Dance Music as a `genre’. As we said when the sub-label was launched, Contrabass Records will become the lead vehicle in partnering all the major festivals both here in India & around the region, this is a step towards a growing electronic dance music future.”
Contrabass Records Boilerplate:
“ContraBass Records”, India’s only purely electronic music label, home to the biggest international and Indian electronic Artists, is a sub-label set up by Universal Music to cater to the growing population of purely Electronic Music fans in India. ContraBass Records agenda is to further the genre of Electronic Music in the country, widen the scope of Indian electronic artists to a global platform, and bring International electronic actsto Indian fans of the genre.
ContraBass Records is the first electronic music label introduced in the country by Universal Music India.
ContraBass Records, a sub-label set up by Universal Music India, has adopted a licensing and repertoire building strategy with deals to release albums from BlackHole Records, and licensing deals in progress with some of the biggest international electronic music labels. The record label plans to promote and publish International as well as local electronic acts.
ContraBass Records has released international DJ Ferry Corsten’s album titled ‘WKND’; Solarstone albums ‘PURE’ & ‘ELECTRONIC ARCHITECTURE’; Ashvin Mani Sharma (of Jalebee Cartel)aka ‘CALM CHOR’ solo-album project; and the hugely successful remix album ‘HOUSE OF BOLLYWOOD’. New releases coming up are: ‘SNAFU’ BLOT!’s fantastic genre-transcending electronica album; Lost Stories new album; Akshai Sarin’s‘CONNECTED’; and yet to be announced domestic and international EDM releases, new additions to the label’s repertoire.
Universal Music India & SAARC MD Devraj Sanyal said, “Electronic Music is in my opinion the sound of the youth of the future India. To enhance that in actuality Universal Music India created ‘ContraBass Records’ a sub-label that is designed specifically to launch Electronic music from artistes the world over including India. Contrabass Records also has in-built within it a live business wherein it will bring artists from all over to perform in selected venues in the greater India region. Needless to say Contrabass Records will become the lead vehicle in partnering all the major festivals both here in India & around the region.”