Live Sound Engineering
Mujeeb Dadarkar is an Electronics Engineer also holding a Diploma in Studio Recording from Full Sail Recording Workshop, Orlando, U.S.A. Has been a recording engineer and technical consultant to the Audio/ Video industry since 1983. Has also designed and custom built various electronic equipment for specific application in the field.
Acting as consultant to Indian National Theatre, Bombay since 1984. Has designed and implemented their Audio/ Video studio, and been involved with the recording of several of their productions. Has also custom-built to their requirement various lighting control equipment. Was actively involved in the setup of M/s RAVE’s Audio studio in May 1986, and their Video studio in May 1987. Worked with them as consulting Audio/ Video Post-Production engineer 1986-88. Involved as Engineering Consultant with M/s Progress Electronics, Bombay from 1988
to 1992 for the design and development of their tape duplication and tape tailoring systems.Designed and installed the complete Public Address/ Sound system at the Patidar Stree Samaj Auditorium, Bombay under contract to their architects M/s Shirish Mehta & Associates in January 1988. He is a very experienced person in his field.He is a dedicated teacher, and gets the Best Out of his students.
Live Sound Engineering
Ashish Sakasena is the owner and chief sound engineer of Purple Haze Studios. He has been in the music industry for almost 20 years. He is a stalwart in sound recording as well as handling sound at live shows as well.
He Works with top musicians like Louiz Banks, Leslie Lewis, Vishal Shekhar, Shankhar Ehsaan Loy and many more.
Live Sound Engineering
Nikhil Mulay is working in the live sound industry for over 10 years now as a FOH and monitor Mix Engineer. In the past he has worked with Suraj Jagan, Indian Ocean, Anushka Manchanda, Neeti Mohan and Lucky Ali. He is currently associated with Sachin Jigar for the past year, Papon for three years, Jeet Gannguli for one year. He has also worked with The Bartender and Kailasa as a freelancer. In addition to live sound he also works as a Studio Engineer. He is a very experienced person in his field which makes him a sought out teacher for live sound engineering.
Amey Londhe is an exceptional sound engineer. His musicality is beyond compare. He is a dedicated teacher and brings out the best in his students. He is also chief engineer at Audio Garage. He has worked with the legendary Ghazal singer, Jagjit Singh for more than 7 years, he worked on Gurbani, Koi Baat chale , Muntazir. He has worked with Asha Bhosle and other innumerable star singers. He was also behind the recording and mixing of films like Corporate, Traffic Signal, Dasvidaniya and many more in television. Amey has also worked with Sangeet and Siddharth Haldipur. He is excellent with his students. His knowledge on the subject is extremely vast, he therefore helps the students be the best they can be.
Raviraj Panchal is a postgraduate in sound engineering and alumni of Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. He started his career as a sound designer and mixing engineer by working on a number of short films and documentaries, few of which had been screened at IFFI Goa, MIFF Italy and IFP Mumbai. Apart from being a sound engineer he is a musician and music producer. He has produced music for radio jingles, TV ADs and songs. His notable work includes music for Hyundai, Swacha Bharat Abhiyan, Midas Laxman Rekha, BIBA, Antardrishti, kidstainment, to name a few. He has worked as a mixing engineer on Indo-Bangladesh alliance song Adore Rakhio Bondhu. To add more, he has also collaborated with a German company Inkitt to design sound and compose music for their projects. On top of all, he is an avid teacher who engages his students completely in each and every class and motivate them to become an eminent and successful audio engineer. He also believes that a person should be creatively as well as technically proficient to create a mark in the field of audio industry.
Electronic Music Production
Sumanta Das started his musical journey at the age of 16 when he took formal vocal training he was passionate about music and decided to turn it into a career. He completed his sound engineering from SAE Mumbai, after which he started assisting, composing and arranging music for various TV programs . He is an excellent teacher. His teaching techniques are very practical- based thus providing the students with first- hand experience in music production. He makes sure that the students grasp the concept thoroughly, thus preparing them to work skilfully in the industry. His repertoire includes.
D3 (Dil Dosty Dance), Making of RA1 ,word match ,luck luck ki baat, Yeh Parinde, Ishaan. Songs for Big CBS , Arrange & mix for AM Radio, Ad score for Daima production, Songs produced for Twilight productions, MEN will be Men, he has also done live shows and composed music for kingfisher .
Electronic Music Production
Has Learned PIANO: Grade 1-8 (theory and Practical) From Trinity Guildhall (Trinity College Of London) year 2006-2009. Has worked on many projects and has more than 12 years of experience in this field.
He has also worked as a Music Teacher for Khar Gujarat Research Society and since then he developed interest in Teaching .
He has worked as a Music Composer and Arranger for T-Series ( Album MOHABBAT Sound Track ” TERA ISHQ JEE PAUUN”). He has also Worked as a Assistant Engineer For Movie “Men Will Be Men”.
He has Done the Cover videos for Songs Like Jumme Ki Raat, Tattad Tattad, Sunn Raha Hai, Mirrors, Locked Out Of Heaven, Counting Stars, Maron 5, ColdPlay, Happy, Inteha ho gayi, Roop Tera Mastana, Gulaabi Aankhein.
Guitarist and Music Producer
Saurav Chatterjee is a Guitarist with in-depth knowledge and experience of working in studio sessions and live on stage as well as he is a Versatile music producer and electronic artist with a good command over Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, etc. along with analogue equipment and modular synths, He is also an Audio Engineer and Live Sound Engineer with good knowledge of analogue and digital gears, acoustics and sound techniques covering various music genres. Studied Foundations of Music in KMMC, Chennai and worked as a session guitarist in the Tamil Music Industry, Studied at Vatzilla ( direct tutelage under Steeve Vatz ). Guitarist of a 5 piece hard rock/blues rock band which covered the club scene of Bengaluru. Performed as a Guitarist with some well-known musicians like AR Rahman, Sanjeev Thomas, Steeve Vatz, etc. Played in some of the most well-known venues in India like Hard Rock Cafe (Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai), Piano Man Jazz Club, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bluefrog ( Bengaluru), etc. and opened for some famous musicians like Papon, Javed Ali, Mika Singh, etc. Winner of Battle of Bands in 2013 Palace grounds, Bengaluru. Worked as a session guitarist and music producer for various movies, tv shows, jingles, animation, cartoon series, etc. Full Lenght Movies works – Peechankai, Vellipomakey, I (AR Rahman ), Yematram, Ichhapyri Nagin (Sab TV), Tik Tak Tails (Cartoon), Shiva (Animated series), Bajrangi (Cartoon), Animal Farm (Korean Series) etc.
A trained classical singer hailing from Bhopal, having recognised her passion and dream of becoming a singer after completing her Visharad from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad and from Sarba bhartiya sangeet-o-sanskriti Parishad, Kolkata. Holding a decade of experience in her field, came to Mumbai to follow her passion.
She has, till date, worked with Vishal-Shekhar, Amaal Mallik, Armaan Mallik, Ram Sampath, Jatinder Shah, Vipin Aneja, Meghdeep Bose and has also lent her voice in some of the famous movies like,Tiger zinda hai, golmaal 4, sanam re, Firangi, Subedar Joginder Singh, Junooniyat. In addition to that, she was a part of ad jingles and worked for Amazon, Veer basmati rice, franchise India, leap 7x. To top it all she recently performed with Kapil Sharma on his popular show and also accompanied Shalmali Kholgade on TED TALKS with Shahrukh khan.
I started my career in 1998 as a Studio Assistant under Neelesh Bhatia and Shantanu Hudlikar with Audiofile Studio, Pali Hill, Bandra which was owned by Filmmaker Rahul Rawail. Then moved to Western Outdoor Studio ‘A’ and worked under Daman Sood & Avinash Oak. After that, I moved to Postation, Pali Hill as a Recording and Mastering Engineer, where I worked with A. M. Padmanabhan, Vijay Benegal and Nikhil Shirodkar.
In 2003, I started off on my own as a Freelance Mastering and Post Engineer, where I have worked and have been working on numerous projects for EMI Music India, Warner Music, Universal Music Group, Ameen Sayani Productions, Strumm Entertainment and quite a few Music Directors and Producers till date.
In 2014, started teaching as a visiting faculty with SeamEdu Media School, Pune and Bangalore where I also spent 18 months on their payroll as Associate Head of Academics, Sound Engineering. Now back to being a visiting faculty with them and now, also with Mumbai Music Institute
Sound Engineer holding a degree From SAE Singapore, who has made his name in the industry for almost 10 years now & worked as Monitors Mix Engineer for AR Rahman, Amit Trivedi, Shankar Mahadevan & Systems Engineer for NH7, UB40, Sting, Ed Sheeran, AR Rahman
Abhinav Patankar is an experienced professional, dedicated AV technician, who started his sound engineering career by studying at one of the premier sound institutes. Having being top of his class, he became the youngest head of department to lead one of India’s leading live music venue brands, blueFROG Pune. Abhinav is a recurring visiting faculty member at some of the best sound engineering schools in India.
Currently Abhinav is the FoH engineer for Hari&Suhkmani, the Punjabi folktronica duo, Maati Baani, Gujarati folk rock, Moonstruck Project, who specialize in funk music and Across Seconds, a Bombay based post rock act. He is also the system engineer for the ‘Outline’s flagship model GTO’ and ‘DnB’s V series’ in Gujarat and ‘Meyer Sound’s Leopard’ in Pune.
Abhinav has travelled extensively for live sound engineering. Some of the countries he has visited are Azerbaijan, Oman, Dubai, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Indonesia. The festivals that Abhinav has worked on and successfully mixed at are as follows:
The Grub Fest
Wonderflip Music Festival Vh1 Supersonic Music Festival Taalbelia
Abhinav has worked with some of the biggest names in India and internationally including Eric Prydz, Pandit Bikram Ghosh, Purbayan Chatterjee, Hang Massive, V. Selva Ganesh, Lucky Ali, Soulmate, Indian Ocean, Prem Joshua, Parikrama, Euphoria, Gilby Clarke,
Abhinav has been nominated by the prestigious Indian Recording Arts Academy at the IRAA Awards at Palm Expo 2016 for the category “Best Live Sound Engineer”. Also, During his tenure at blueFROG, the venue had won many prestigious awards such as the INCA Awards for “The Best Performance Venue 2016”, Times Nightlife Award for “The Best Nightclub 2016”. He has an incredible work ethic and is one of India’s finest sound engineers.