Monthly Archives: May 2016

PALM Soundscape Schedule

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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 (

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/

Arjun Vagale

Aqua Dominatrix


Brief: A fine combination of electronic artists demonstrate their skills on synthesizers along with a quick walk through. In association with

16:30-17:30 – DJ Championship Elimination Round

Day 02 – FridayMay 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 – SaturdayMay 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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Welcoming our latest signings.

Welcoming Italian Duo Mr. Bizz (Cocoon / Sci+Tec / Octopus), Munich’s house music connoisseur Markus Mehta (Kling Klong / Brise) for representation across Asia along with some fantastic homegrown Indian talent in Pune’s upcoming Techno DJ/Producer K-Ten  and Chennai’s Techno stalwart JOBA to the UnMute family.

PALM Soundscape 2016 FIRST LIST

FIRST LIST REVEALED of speakers for the next edition of PALM Soundscape in Mumbai between May 26-28 2016 at the PALM Expo, Asia’s largest exhibition for pro-audio, sound and light technology and AV install.
Curated by UnMute, over 3 days, the topics discussed will vary from Live event production themed Sound and Lighting Technology and the future plus thought leaders from EEMA will come together and envision a music festival in 2026 along with musician centric themed discussions where leading record label and streaming companies will get together in ‘Record labels 101’, Gaming industry folk assemble to discuss the opportunities for music in gaming opening up newer avenues for the Indian producer. Demo workshops see Nucleya deconstructing one of his most iconic tracks and Arjun Vagale, Vinayak^a and Aqua Dominatrix get together for a SynthFest JAM. More topics will be revealed in the nearer future.
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Registration is free on a first come first serve basis, register HERE
Soundscape 2015 which is fast growing into the expo’s biggest feature, saw over 2000 attendees over 3 days. Check out the pics here.
The PALM DJ Championship will be hosted by REJI.