Music Composer / Producer
Gagan Baderiya association with notes, melodies, music and sound started quite early at the age of 7. He has undergone training in the disciplines of Hindustani Classical Vocals Kirana Gharana. Having built his base in Hindustani Classical music, Gagan now started to look outwards across what was happening in the world of music. To further hone his musical knowledge, he started learning music theory, while simultaneously working on mixing various tracks. Gagan has also done an advanced course in Electronic Music Production, DJing & Sound Engineering from SubBass Academy of Electronic Music, London & another in Recording Arts from SAE, Bangalore. Music director Gagan has earlier been honored with the Best Music Director award by SIIMA in 2019 for a short film Aavarta by director Ganesh Hegde. Gagan Baderia has composed music for super hot Kannada films like Malgudi Days, Katha Sangma, Noorondu Nenapu, Seetharaam Benoy, Bisile and has lent his voice to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's film Wazir. Gagan Baderia, who produced the background score for the short film Neeli Hakki, produced by Vijay Sethpathi & Monsoon Talkies directed by Ganesh Hegde at the recently held International Film Festival of India in Goa. Gagan has also been running premier audio recording studio & creative audio agency, Audiokraft Studios, based out of Bangalore, successfully for 12 years now. He continues to serve the best quality Audio Services with over 5,000+ satisfied clients from Feature Films, TVC, Digital Ad Films, Independent Musicians & Bands. Audiokraft provides audio recording, music production & audio post production services, with an unbeatable combination of state-ofthe-art technology, production facilities, engineers and artists/talent collaborators and client comfort in one sweet space. Gagan has worked with a plethora of renowned artists such as Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal, Kailash kher, Shankar Mahadevan, Adnan Sami, Vijay Prakash, Ash King, Haricharan, Karthik, Chinmayi Sripada, Aalaap Raju, Â Kunal Ganjawala, Hari Haran, Shaan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Chitra, and to name a few. Apart from composing for films, Gagan's portfolio also includes Independent Music Releases which were featured exclusively exclusive on Pepsi MTV Indies and others available on YouTube & Soundcloud, he is also been actively working as a Playback singer for Hindi, Tamil, Kannada & Malayalam industry.
Music Producer / Tutor
Having started his music production journey in 2015, Nilesh Prajapati (fondly known as Nesz) is a self taught Music Producer. When asked what got him to set foot into the music industry, Nesz says it was Hardwell’s Apollo track that got him curious about electronic dance music (EDM) but artists like Skrillex and Virtual Riot inspired him further. His recent original track, “Sajna Ji” was a viral hit with over a million streams on various music platforms and he is currently working with AIIOK, Gagan Baderiya on his debut into the Kannada music industry. His latest original, “Hai Pyaar” has been signed by the legendary Salim-Sulaiman and will be released via Merchant Records.
Singer / Asst Sound Engineer
Vaishnavi Mishra is professionally known as a Multilingual Singer and Songwriter. She started learning Hindustani Classical vocals in 2018 in Kanpur. Having been interested in music since childhood, Vaishnavi got into the music industry after she joined the science field in college, only to realise music was her true calling. She began her degree in sound engineering and joined Radio Mirchi as an audio editor in 2022. She soon started her journey as a full time sound engineer, singer and songwriter.
Music Producer / Composer
Based in Bangalore, Yashwanth Venkatesh is a Music Composer and Programmer who is a musical prodigy. He started learning music at the age of 11, was a piano student from Sound of Music. His programming ranges from background scores from Hakuna matata webseries to various short films and TV advertisements for brands like Furlenco, SBI, Canara Bank, Luvmark, PepsiCo, Dotpe etc,. He has produced music for all ok’s “House Party”. Yashwanth has also released multiple singles.
Mixing & Mastering Engineer / Sound Designer
Aniket Mohanty is a studio Mixing & Mastering Engineer, Sound Designer based in Bangalore. He's an alumni of Digital Academy,Mumbai. From background scores for movies such as 'Malgudi Days', 'Neeli Hakki' , 'Seetharam Benoy Case No 18' for music composer & producer Gagan Baderiya, to independent songs such as 'Good Morning' 'Happy' 'Black & White' 'Serial Chiller' 'Soruthihudu Maniya Maligi', Aniket has a wide variety of work to showcase. He has also worked on independent songs such as 'Baatein' 'Tere Naina' 'Piya' 'Dil' 'Rehnuma' 'Maula' 'Aye ri sakhi' 'Khwab Tu' 'Sukoon', for music composer & producer Gagan Baderiya. He also mixes & designs sound for TVCs & Digital Advertisement Films for brands such as 'Himalaya' 'Ather' 'Furlenco' & a lot more.
Electronic Music Producer
Athmik Rai who is also known as Athmik Music is an Electronic Musician from Mangalore, Karnataka, India. An MBA graduate in Marketing and Finance from Nitte University, Karkala, he did his Music Production course from The Musicscool , Indiranagar. In 2021 October he joined Audiokraft Studios as an i term and began his training at Audiokraft. Over the years his style of music completely changed and he has only been getting better at music day by day. He is now a multidimensional electronic music producer and composer, responsible for some of the most unique blends of music. He has a fresh approach to the world of experimental electronic music and is known for his experimental Kannada Indie songs Avalu, Ayuh and Agni.