warpcore recommends 5.1


warpcore at The Kimono Club: warpcore’s got a rager planned on the 17th at The Kimono Club in Delhi. The line-up features our very own Hoax, Murklin, and Cosmic Compass. Akshay Bhalla aka Bhallanator was first introduced to electronic music when he came across a track on a CD was given to him by his parents when he was just a kid. Since then he has been crafting dreamy melodies and trance-like beats. Murklin oscillates between downtempo electronica, clubhouse, and complex tech to take you on a journey. Finally, Cosmic Compass lays down some serious grooves with her brand of deep melodic house and tech-house.

Denise Rabe + Audio Units // .fri //: Denise Rabe plays dark minimalistic, heavy-hitting eerie techno, often flirting with elements reminiscing of modern tribal and trance. Rabe’s productions are frantic yet deep industrial adventures, all carrying a hefty gothic presence. She comes to The Park in New Delhi on the 17th and with her will be Audio Units, who deliver groundbreaking hybrid, vinyl and DJ sets. 

Infinity Saturdays Feat youANDme: Deeply ingrained in Berlin’s Techno scene, youANDme’s music comes with a unique sonic palette composed of funk and soul meshing seamlessly with house, techno and dub. He will be live from the Unplugged Courtyard in Gurgaon on the 18th.  

Vh1 Supersonic Pre Party ft. DJ Skip: DJ Skip is an award-winning turntablist who has a unique skill on the decks with a signature sound that jumps between funk, hip-hop, R&B and even house. He will be live at Hauz Khas Social on the 19th. 

Indian Ocean – Mega Saturday Live: Indian Ocean is a band that needs no introduction. They make music that blends experimental grooves with Indian ragas, complementing it with seamless bass lines and intricate guitar solos. Catch them live at Molecule in Delhi on the 18th. 

Euphoria Performing Live at Imperfecto Patio: From one classic band to another, Euphoria are the originators of Hind-Rock. Their music is a unique amalgamation of Indian and Western musical influences meshed with memorable hooks and melodies. Catch them live at Imperfecto Patio on the 18th.   

Zikra 001 | Kohra and Film: Sanil Sudan aka FILM combines elements of House and Techno with sonic landscapes influenced by a range of styles like Hip-Hop, Jungle and even Pop. He dabbles in everything from the abstract to straight-up bangers. Kohra’s sounds meld raw analog signals with lush soundscapes, percussion sounds and sharp glitches. Catch them live at Auro Kitchen and Bar on the 18th. 

WAWP? 003 ft. SHFT & DEF: SHFT plays music that can be best described as boundless, clean and effervescent. DEF has been playing music since he was 16, honing his skills in minimal and techno music. They bring the house down at Summer House Cafe on the 17th.   

Best Gigs outside Delhi NCR

The Lab Mumbai: Ankytrixx and Eric Volta: Ankytrixx has been a mainstay in the Indian dance scene, taking over clubs with his brand of techno and deep house. Eric Volta’s sounds are original and diverse, he’s played at venues around the world. The two of them bring the house down at antiSOCIAL in Mumbai on the 16th. 

Krunk Presents: Daisuke Tanabe: Hailing from Chiba, Japan, Daisuke Tanabe’s unique experimental compositions take on a life of their own, melding techno and breakbeat to create something fiercely original. He will be at antiSOCIAL in Mumbai on the 17th.

Heels & Souls: London’s foremost not-for-profit DJ Duo of Ben Croft and Patrick Forrester have developed a nomadic venue policy, playing in fully functioning churches to cavernous brewhouses, even moored barges. They play all-vinyl sets that dabble in anything from boogie, street soul and ‘90s US house to breakbeat. Catch them live at Bonobo in Mumbai on the 17th. 

Beat Salad ft. Catching Flies:  Catching Flies’ music draws from a wide-ranging palette of influences including jazz, soul, hip-hop, house and electronica. His wide fanbase has afforded him the liberty to perform around the world and he heads to Foxtrot Koramangala in Bangalore on the 17th. 

Ash Roy + Adrian Lewis // .fri //: Ash Roy chameleons through genres that range from minimal to tech-house to techno while Adrian Lewis explores the nature of electronic music, bringing together music scenes with wide experimentation that coexist with each other but don’t often mix. Catch the unique duo on the 17th at Aqua, The Park in Bangalore. 

Spacetrip with Technical Hitch (Open Air): Combining ethnic tunes, deep, beautiful melodies and chants with thunderous electronic beats, Technical Hitch’s full set deliver banger after banger. Catch him live on the 17th at Aqua, The Park in Bangalore. 

Milkman presents Terminal 1 Pre-Party with Elena Colombi: Elena Colombi swerves conventions thanks to a widescreen grasp of different musical cultures, sounds and rhythms. Spacejams is Yohann Jamsandekar, who cut his teeth mixing music as part of Mumbai’s Infamous, long-running party crew Bhavishyvani and No:rqst is the alias of Krishna Ponnada, a selector influenced by the scenes of London from his residency there as a Music Business student. The mayhem starts on the 18th at The Council in Mumbai. 

Kitty Su Mumbai presents Clarian + AsheS: Combining the warm hum and factory grit of analog machinery, sequencers, and haunting strings, Clarian’s music invites you to open your mind for his second gig in India at Kitty Su in Mumbai on the 18th.   

Goa Sunsplash | Official After Party: Goa Sunplash is throwing an afterparty at antiSOCIAL in Mumbai on the 18th, featuring Jah Sun & The Rising Tide who combine conscious and uplifting lyrics with the sounds of hip-hop, reggae and dancehall beats. They will be supported by Indian Reggae crew, Reggae Rajahs responsible for spreading the sounds of the Caribbean throughout India for the last ten years. 

Underscore Live Presents Ankur & The Ghalat Family: Ankur & The Ghalat Family comprises of Sid Coutto, Johan Pais, Vivaan Kapoor & Gaurav Gupta. They create some of the grooviest folk-rock & acoustic ballads along with Hindustani influences. The band is revered as one of the most innovative Hindi rock bands in India. They perform live at Fandom at Gilly’s Redefined in Bangalore on the 18th. 

Krunk Presents Daisuke Tanabe: In case you miss him in Mumbai, or just want another dose of his super experimental grooves, Daisuke Tanabe will also visit Foxtrot Koramangala in Bangalore on the 18th. 

Vh1 Supersonic Pre-Party ft. Tuhin Mehta: Tuhin Mehta is a figure in the Indian electronic music scene who needs no introduction— he is one of the pioneers of the techno movement in India and he’s been at the forefront of adopting cutting edge tech in his sets. Catch him live at Koramangala Social in Bangalore on the 17th.

Intimate ft. Shaun Moses x Goos {Boiler Setup}: Goos brings distinctive energy to the floor. His sound ranges from intricate melodies to chunky bass lines, often inspired by earthy tones from around the world. Shaun Moses crafts his unique style of dark and pulsating techno, while still maintaining a raw aural aesthetic. Catch them live at Hyatt Centric in Bangalore on the 18th. 

Lucent ft. Denise Rabe + Audio Units: After concluding their set in Delhi on the 17th, Denise and the Audio Units come to Aqua, The Park in Bangalore on the 19th. 

KittyKO presents Clarian (Turbo / Kompakt): After melting minds in Mumbai, Clarian heads to The Lalit Ashok In Bangalore on the 19th.