Anish Sood at Pillai’s Alegria 2018
– Aravind Acharya
EDM or as the name suggests Electronic Dance Music is a genre of music that has been gaining a lot of hype since the last decade. With an increase in popularity among music buffs, there has been a rise in EDM artists as well. But very few have been able to dabble with insane beats and lyrics and still win the hearts of many. One such artist is our very own, Anish Sood. Born and brought up in Goa, he has been competing with the likes of Martin Garrix and Hardwell, and has still made a name for his own.
With a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, Anish Sood started Djing at a very young age of 16. What started as playing in parties and night clubs in Goa, has now reached playing for festivals like Sunburn and Invasion. He broke into the Indian dance musical industry in 2011 and made everyone feel his presence. He has been a direct support to David Guetta on his tours to India. He has also played alongside artists such as Axwell and Ingrosso, Tiësto, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Steve Aoki and Afrojack.
Anish released his debut international single in 2011 which was an instant hit. Collaborating with artists such as Ramona Arena, Zoe Klinck and Anushka he released various singles titled ‘Hello World’, ‘We won’t stay’ and ‘Superfly’. His best record till date has been the ‘Superfly’ which charted as #3 in iTunes India chart and was also nominated for a GIMA Award for the Best Electronica Single. He also hosts a weekly podcast ‘Sunburn on air’ which has seen guestmixes by many international artists with Afrojack,Hardwell and Makj being a few among them.
He has won the prestigious MyFav Best House DJ and DJ of the Year awards in the year 2014. He was once again voted MyFav Best House DJ in 2015.
Anish Sood is gracing Alegria 2018 on 9th Feb and is going to pep up this festival of joy.
So grab your passes and watch him dazzle the crowd with his amazing beats.