Day 01 – Thursday – May 26
12:00 – 12:45 – Sound Technology And the Future
Abhishek Mehta (Scoop)
Emran Khan (Percept / Sunburn)
Fali Damania (Audio Production Services)
Jibu Ramachandran (Sennheiser)
Warren D’Souza (Sound.com)
Moderated by Manish Chandnani (OML)
Brief: A discussion on the technology present in the live music sound space and its future. What’s in, what’s not and what’s expected in the next few years.
13:00- 13:45– One on One
Nikhil Chinapa and Arjun Vagale
Brief: Two of India’s electronic music pioneers sit down and chat about the reason why we’re all in this business, the MUSIC!
14:00 -14:45 – A Live Event in 2026 (In India) in association with EEMA
Neale Murray (Fountainhead)
Shubhra Bhardwaj (Ferriswheel Entertainment)
Thanush Joseph (Seventy EMG)
Moderated by Atul Nath (Candid Marketing)
Brief: Leading stake holders from the live events industry get together to discuss how a live event would be 10 years from now. This discussion will range from technology, policy to what we need to get there.
15:00-15:45 – SynthFest w/ Sound.com
Brief: A fine combination of electronic artists demonstrate their skills on synthesizers along with a quick walk through. In association with Sound.com
16:30-17:30 – DJ Championship Elimination Round
Day 02 – Friday – May 27
12:00- 12:45 – Record Labels 101
Arjun Sankalia (Sony Music)
Ashvin Mani Sharma (Calm Chor / Bit of Both / SoupHerb Records)
Madhav Shorey (Kohra / Qilla Records)
Sahil Makhija (Demonstealer Records)
Shatadru Sarkar (Times Music)
Moderated by Atul Churamani (Turnkey Music Publishing Private Ltd)
Brief: Bringing together the key players amongst the spectrum of mainstream and underground record labels with a view on the business angle of running a label along with it’s other aspects.
13:00-13:45 – Media, PR or Branded content -Whose line is it anyway?
Nerm (BBC Radio UK/Shiva Soundsystem)
Neysa Mendes (Little Big Noise)
Nikhil Udupa (MTV Indies/Control ALT Delete)
Nirmika Singh (Rolling Stone India)
Pratiksha Rao (Twitter)
Varun Patra (Homegrown)
Moderated by Kenneth Lobo (Electronic Music Consultant / Journalist)
Brief: What’s the difference between a press release, a news item, a feature and an article that a brand paid for? Does it even matter? How do artists get media coverage? And what should they do to get in there?
14:00-14:45 – Lighting and Visual Design
Abhishek Roy Sanyal (Film Maker / Light Designer)
Becket Tundatil (Lighting Professional)
Dhanya Pilo (Visual Jockey DECOY)
Jash Reen (Wolves Visuals)
Viraaf Pocha (Landmark Productions)
Moderated by Naveen Deshpande (Mixtape / Ground Kontrolle)
Brief: A discussion on best practices, equipment technology, tips and tricks along with what’s next in the live event lighting and visual space.
15:00-15:45 – Music Production Lab – Deconstruction of a track.
Udyan Sagar (Nucleya)
Brief: Having recently released music for top Bollywood movies and playing at some of the biggest festivals and venues in the country, Nucleya brings his secrets on stage and unravels his production techniques. Must attend for producers.
16:15 – 17:30 – DJ Championship Finale
Day 03 – Saturday – May 28
12:00- 12:45 – Game ON! Music and gaming
Hrishi Oberoi – (Photon Tadpole Studios )
Rahul Singh (Orange Byte Studios)
Raoul Nanavati (BYOF Studios)
Hrishikesh Dani (Ubisoft India)
Tejas Nair (Press Play Studio)
Vaibhav Chavan (underDOGS Gaming Studios)
Moderated by G.Arjun (SuperSike Games)
Brief: A look at the relationship between the Indian gaming and music industries and opportunities in gaming for music producers.
13:00- 13:45 – DIY – Studio Construction
Abhishek Khandelwal (YRF Studios Music / Ultra Acoustics)
Madhav Shorey (Kohra / Qilla Records)
Tanseer Jabbar (The Inventory)
Vijay Dayal (YRF Studios Music)
Moderated by Kapil Thirwani (Munro Acoustics)
Brief: Want to build your own studio? This is where it’s at. This panel features diverse individuals from the music industry, from music producers to heads of the top equipment distributors giving out tips on the technology and tricks to set up your own home studio.
14:00-14:45 – Music Production: Quality v/s Quantity
Arjun Vagale (UnMute / ILM Academy)
Clinton Cerejo (Music Composer / Producer / Singer)
Keshav Dhar (Skyharbor)
Vishal Dadlani (Music Director / Composer)
Moderated by Ashu Phatak (True School of Music / Blue Frog)
Brief: Some of the country’s leading music producers/composers get together to put forward their experiences on the age old discussion: Quality v/s Quantity. Must attend for all music producers.
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