Audio Pervert

12/01/2018
Audio Pervert (Samrat B) is a producer, curator, DJ and writer based in Valencia, Spain. He is connected with global indie music, fulfilling various roles for almost 18 years. Born in New Delhi India, Samrat spent his 20's and 30's creating music with various bands, collectives, singers, DJs, for TV and Bollywood. Literally "in love" with synthesizers, drum machines, electronic instruments and software for close to two decades. His sound design, beats and production feature in more than two dozen bollywood blockbusters. Over time, the 'Audio Pervert' moniker and blog has earned a repertoire of an 'independent artist, activist and curator'. Electronic Dance Music remains his core passion. An autodidact of sound synthesis. A "live-techno" DJ for a good part of this decade, performing at festivals, nightclubs, secret parties and raves in India, Spain, France, Italy, Sweden, Norway, China, La Reunion etc. Since 2010, various projects, tours, compilations have marked the beginning of an era connecting Indian electronic music with the rest of the world. Actively involved in music education and empowerment of women, in context to electronic music in India. Currently building projects with various agencies based in E.U and India in the fields of electronic music, production and synthesis. " The objective of exploiting digital technology and electronic music, for me, is to empower artists in India and across the world " : NEW ALBUM Titled 'La Dama' out 15th November 2018.






















Motivated by a continuous desire to connect progressive music and artists emerging from India with the rest of the world, since 2008, he has written over 200 articles about the scene, the issues, projects, album reviews, marginalized artists, underground electronica and the downside of the music industry - Audio Pervert Blog reached 1.6 million views in February 2018.  His 'ideas' have materialised into independent projects, collaborations and frameworks for international ventures. Curation of Books and indie films. He envisioned and directed India's first anthology of Electronic music, HUB - published in 2010, in association with Goethe Institut and Music Gets Me High. Samrat B created various projects ( music, film, print, installations and showcases ) with organizations such as the Goethe-Institut, Dong Dong Festival (China), C.O. Pop festival (Cologne), Swiss Arts Council, Nature Morte, SAG France, Sakifo Festival. His remixes and projects have been featured with We-Are-Live-Music Spain, Cine Records Berlin, Dead-Plate London, Indiearth Xchange, India Music Week, Reproduce Artists, Wild City India and Sinotronics (China). Contributing as a music journalist and feature writer to various entertainment publications (print and online) such as wildcity.com, Maxim, Rave, Indian Express, DeBug Germany, Border Movement Berlin, First City, Rock Street Journal. Currently contributing writer to Norient, Switzerland and Orkus Germany.



His production and sound design has furnished certain Bollywood hits, periodically in the last 15 years. Culled into an 'electronicat' of sorts, he has contributed to various key indie albums in Bombay, Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata over the last 10 years : forming key electronic music collectives, projects and bi-lateral agreements - Commercially he has contributed sound for hundreds of advertising, radio, theatre and stage-dance productions : As a producer and remix agent with Bombay Black, Da Saz, Sulk Station, Tempo Tantrick, Envision, Donn Bhat, Sridhar & Thayil, Them Clones, Saba Azad, Hashback Hashish and Delhi Electronica Supply Unit - 5 albums and over 40 remixes milestone the last 8 years.



Teddy Boy Kill, founded in 2008 with Ashhar Farooqui a.k.a ToyMob -  An epic connection inside the underground music fracas of New Delhi. An electro-punk duo, emerging as a distinct and hard hitting sound and lyrics, that inspired and shocked many. From underground clubs to exotic islands to international festivals, Teddy Boy Kill traversed five intense touring years traversing allover India and into China, Sweden, Germany and La Reunion Islands - The duo produced two albums, numerous remixes and five 'home-boy' videos. The duo remained outside the 'nepotism and elitism' of the 'scene' instead hitting out with steady onslaught of catchy singles, stark videos, bizzare imagery and 'slamming' live concerts. Now branded as "one of the most brash and autodidactic sparks of Indian electronica" by NME in 2012. Teddy Boy Kill is in hibernation!



2012 - 2017
In 2013, an unique alliance of artists, producers and music curators was founded - titled S.I.M.A (Sino Indian Music Alliance) Created by Josh Feola and Samrat B [ connected via the maiden voyage of Teddy Boy Kill to China in 2013 ] : Agreements between Sinotronics, Dong Dong Festival (Beijing), Wildcity.com and Reproduce Artists resulted a series of new cultural exchanges between India and China. For the first time, S.I.M.A curated three India-China tours for Hashback Hashish [IN], DeadJ[CHN] and Lifafa [IN] in 2014-15. Oscillate : Module1 features six musicians from India and China merging diverse sensibilities in techno music and electronic sound. Core is the latest electronic music network hatched by Pol, Da Saz and Audio Pervert between India and Switzerland.  Complete Album Here. A peer to peer connection between India and Switzerland, outside institutional support, is based on the idea of creating sustainable networks via electronic music between the two nations.


Bombay Black 2015 - is the latest fruition of the original gang of musicians and producers from Bombay 1999. The new motivation created an album, videos, art and many remixes. Bombay Black as a collective, back then and even now is a manic bundle of jazz, rock, electronica, ambient and experimental music. The new album has been shared more than 190k from various websites, blogs & public domain within two of it's release. 100% indie in origin and sound, Bombay Black has been the buzzword for underground music lovers in India this 2015/16. 'Boing Boing' struck 157,000 hits as the first video single. 




Synthfarm, India's leading residency for synthesis, electronic music, modular science and synth-making. Founded in 2015 by Varun Desai, Samrat B and Lionel Dentan, The annual residency is an international venture co-funded in India Switzerland and Spain. Since 2017, Synthfarm has transformed into formal institution, initiating empowerment and development programs for the younger-generation in the field of electronic music.  The new website features the first sound library titled 'Sound Farm' and scholarship offers for Female Talent plus 15 short video narratives from various participants and faculty. Synthfarm 2019 is set for 1st, 2nd and 3rd February 2019.







Currently working with anonymous writer, musician and activist based in India, Fembot5. The first-of-it's kind initiative to empower female talent within India and raise the issue to an international level. The project aims year 2020 to set up India's first 'Sisterhood of Artists'. Audio Pervert as an artist is part of this 'collective output' : made of 40 plus professionals, artists, activists, students and DJs across the world engaged in female activism and rights. India and Indian female talent being the focus. https://fembot5.wordpress.com/

◐ DOWNLOAD AUDIO PERVERT EPK 2018 [pdf]

La Dama, is the 6th independent album by Audio Pervert. Composed and recorded in Monte Alcedo, Comunidad Valencia. Seven compositions [duration 59:30] marks a departure from conventional production into a direction based on narratives, nature, generative data, synthesis and motion. The compositions are exploring techno as a mindset, as virtual space and not just a traditional genre. La Dama (inspired by the ancient Iberian legend, La Dama De Elche, Valencia), is dedicated to the rise of feminism and feminine energy allover the world. The album is available free (Creative Commons Share Alike) in Mp3[Rez 320k] : High Resolution + Remixes [Buy/Share] on Bandcamp. All proceeds from the sale of this album will be dedicated to the Program for Empowerment of Female Talent in India. 







◐ VIEW ALL PROJECTS
BOMBAY BLACK ! Snow White and The Seven Bungalows. 2015-16. Biggest indie sensation and sound of Bombay : including 10 stunning remixes by emerging electronic music producers.


CORE - Debut Album by POL - Da Saz - Audio Pervert 2015. The album is a result Indo-Swiss electronic music collaboration. Modular synthesis, video narratives and live concerts manifest the album in 2016 to 2018 in New Delhi, Kolkata, Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich. The idea and execution is funded entirely by the involved artists, who contribute to the  Real Networks Agency based in New Delhi & Geneva. Since 2017, Core is a part of Synthfarm, India's leading residency for electronic music, modular science and synthesis.



The Sino Indian Music Alliance SIMA has created most unique connections between electronic music artists based in India and China. Focussing on increased movement of innovative artists, producers, promoters and sound exchange in both directions since 2013 till date.







2010 - 2018
Synthfarm : India's leading residency for synthesis & electronic music.

HUB (Indian Electronic Music Anthology) 1982-2010

Bant Singh Project.

Finding Charanjit Singh (Ten Ragas To a Disco Beat)

Sahi Bol - The New Delhi Urban Transmission.

Bombay Black. 15 Years of Indie in India.

The Bu$y Pimp : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQBXN6Y5XXM
The World is Round : http://bit.ly/205aRXv
Agent Videogene :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUU5dXiLz-Q

Audio Pervert Classick 2004 ! 'the singles are dead'
http://www.mediafire.com/download/emcsd2z218l7dxc/2006-AudioPervert.zip












The Audio Pervert Compilation 2005/2010 DOWNLOAD HERE or DISC IMAGE.

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