~Arjun Vagale, Sound Avtar, Kohra and Oozeundat to #JoinTheTribe at Bacardi EVC 2015
Mumbai, 16 October 2015: Bacardi Enchanted Valley Carnival, India’s largest camping music festival is back this year on the 18th, 19th and 20th of December atAamby Valley City, Pune. With global superstars Tiësto and Fatboy Slim confirmed as headliners, Bacardi EVC 2015 promises to be the biggest and most exciting festival till date. Apart from the world renowned legends on board, Bacardi Enchanted Valley Carnival 2015 has announced a stage programmed by Ferry Corsten featuring Alex Morph, Marco V & RAM, making it a one of a kind multi-genre festival.
Adding Indian talent to the roster, Arjun Vagale, who has closed the festival after party every year & put Indian dance music on the map will bring his intense & atmospheric techno sound to the festival this year.
Kohra, next in the UnMute kin who has been making headlines all over the Indian Electronic dance music scene will be unleashing some wicked tunes along withOozeundat- A duo who have surprised everyone with their collaborative journey at a young age and have taken over the Pune local scene to gain a massive fan base.
It’s hard not to take notice of our next artist- Sound Avtar, who with his monstrous bass tracks is known as the man who made dubstep cool in India. Keep your ears open for this one.
These four sensations are deeply connected to their Indian roots and have greatly contributed to the Dance Music scene here in India. Owing to the dedication and talent of these artists, the dance music scene in India has received a great impetus resulting in putting India on the world EDM map. Bacardi Enchanted Valley Carnival as a platform for music and adventure, elevates these home-grown talents by giving them an opportunity to perform alongside/ share the stage or limelight with International legends.
Arjun Vagale is one of India’s most coveted DJs, part of an exclusive new breed of cutting edge producers who are making a massive globe impact. As one of the country’s leading electronic music exports, he plays incessantly back home and tours regularly in Europe, the USA and Asia. Arjun has played alongside heavyweights such as Richie Hawtin, Dubfire, Adam Bayer, Josh Wink, Apparat, Sasha, Fat Boy Slim, and Nic Fanciulli, while his erstwhile live act, Jalebee Cartel, shared headlining spots with The Chemical Brothers, The Prodigy and Modeselektor. His immense collaboration “She Said” on KD Music stayed hot on Beatport and vinyl charts for over two months. Whether packing in the dance floor or producing yet another monster tune, Arjun’s total dedication to house and techno is apparent in everything he does.
Piyush Bhatnagar aka Sound Avtar is an explosive force from the country’s burgeoning Dance music scene. Hailing from Jaipur and based in Mumbai at the moment, Sound Avtar uses cutting edge music production techniques, creativity and innovation and concocts tunes so monstrous that it’s hard not to take note of this young producer’s earth rattling productions and Live sets. His tracks 'Scattered Light Tunnel', 'Cursed', 'Alarm Symphony' & 'Under the Light' have charted as high as Top 30 on the Beatport Glitch Hop & Dubstep Charts. Closer home, Sound Avtar was recently commissioned to remix one of the tracks from the OST of a Bollywood Movie - Gangs of Wasseypur 2 which further cements the versatility and popularity of this young Indian producer who is a force to be reckoned with in the future.
Designed to explore a raw, futuristic and enigmatic style of dance music, Kohra aka Madhav Shorey harmonizes a spectrum of sonic dimensions into an ever-expanding sphere of musical ideas. Versatile, hypnotic and forward-thinking, Kohra has played at many festivals and clubs across the world. Sharing stage with global pioneers such as Pete Tong, Deadmau5, Dubfire, Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer, Josh Wink, Christian Smith and Oliver Huntemann amongst many others has helped him hone a unique sound that is all his, yet has the ability to please a varied range of audiences.
Breaking out across the burgeoning electronic music scene in India - Oozeundat aka Roan Sable & Sidhant Naren are an explosive young duo who share a mutual love for Techno and Underground electronic music. The duo has released Schubert's label 'Black Swan Recordings' with a dance floor burner 'Waste No Time' followed up with a slew of remixes for well-known names such as MBF (Traum Schllaplatten, Germany), Egothermia Records (Hungary) and more. 2015 started off on a positive note for the Oozeundat crew, as they were voted runner-ups for the 'Best Techno DJ 2014-15' at India's MyFavDJ Awards. Honours like these have helped verify their credentials even as the duo has dominated the club and festival circuit with quality appearances at the top music festivals in the country sharing stage space with global heavy weights Ambivalent, Dubfire, Guy J, Jamie Jones, Kaiserdisco, Macromism, Marco Bailey, Slam & Spektre to name a few.
Bacardi EVC 2015 is an amalgamation of music, camping and adventure that comes together in the scenic setting of Aamby Valley City, a venue which provides safety, easy access and convenience for all.
Since being launched by Twisted Entertainment in 2013, Enchanted Valley Carnival has driven India’s music and festival scene to new heights with over 15,000 music and adventure aficionados being enthralled by over 100 renowned artists at the festival. In just two years Enchanted Valley Carnival has firmly established its place as the most sought after music experience India has to offer with over half a million fans following the brand. In 2015, with a brand new identity, Bacardi Enchanted Valley Carnival and Enchanted Village are the core initiatives of the joint venture between Universal Music Group and Twisted Entertainment in the music festival and camping adventure spaces respectively.
Bacardi Enchanted Valley Carnival begins the next chapter in its story with a unique experience of a mystical world where ancient meets modern with a new call-out
– “#JoinTheTribe” - to build a community and belonging for like-minded and passionate people.
#JoinTheTribe on 18, http:,,www.evc.co.in& at Aamby Valley City, Pune. Tickets to be booked here:
Bacardi Enchanted Valley Carnival (EVC) is a unique festival property which was introduced to the Indian audiences in 2013. Bacardi Enchanted Valley Carnival is the first-ever music festival in Asia to have a fully-fledged campsite, famously known as Enchanted Village, alongside professional adventure sport and other distinctive experiences. Bacardi Enchanted Valley Carnival shall be hosted amongst the serenity of nature in one of the most exclusive cities in Asia at Aamby Valley City, being the first festival in Asia to be held on an airstrip.
The new identity of the brand has been designed to build a strong community of fans that shall strive to create, maintain & sustain a sense-of-belonging to the EVC ‘Tribe’. Enchanted Village shall be poised to endorse and facilitate this community through its extravagant camping experience, with the objective of being the most sought after camping brand in the country. Enchanted Village aims to extend its ritualistic nature amongst the fans, rendering an experience across the length & breadth of India’s diverse environmental settings.
Bacardi EVC 2015 establishes itself as the only multi genre electronic music festival in India offering varied genres from electronic music to live genres across trance, house, techno, fusion, and Indie along with other experimental music. Bringing together some of the most electrifying international performers that remain sacrosanct, Bacardi EVC covers a vast spectrum of dance music with the presence of our Indian talent in the line-up.
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About Aamby Valley City:
Aamby Valley city, life’s finest abode is Independent India’s first planned hill city, a creative expression of our Chief Guardian, Honourable Managing Worker and Chairman, Shri Subrata Roy (Saharasri ji). Spread over ten thousand acres, the luxurious Aamby Valley City is being developed as an integrated Hill City by Sahara India Pariwar. This unique and self-contained City is surrounded by the picturesque Sahayadri range and offers spectacular views of vast environs and breath-taking landscape. The City successfully blends a superior lifestyle along with essential infrastructures such as a hospital, school, airport and shopping facilities. The City comprises of high-end villas, condominiums, a 18 hole championship golf course which was recently awarded ‘Best International Golf Course’ at the International Property Awards in London, a town plaza, a community centre and the world’s tallest multimedia fountain show.
Apart from being a destination for unsurpassed grandeur and luxurious lifestyle, Aamby Valley City also has an equally impressive business district with an infrastructure that allows businesses to land their private airplanes into the City’s dedicated Airport and head straight to the conference rooms. The business infrastructure and facilities have been designed in accordance to the international standards. Moreover, Aamby Valley City is also home to India’s largest auditorium.
Under the hood, Aamby Valley City is powered by a dedicated power plant that guarantees 24hrs of power supply, a well planned professional security systems, IT & Communication network, a well-designed and modern Water treatment and Solid Waste & Sewerage Treatment Systems & Networks and a state of the art Water treatment plant. These utilities combined ensure a smooth and uninterrupted 24/7 operation.
The city is located at a distance of 120 km from Mumbai, 90 km from Pune and lies 25 km off the town of Lonavala on the Mumbai Pune Expressway. The luxurious quality and style of Aamby Valley life have redefined City living. This paradigm shift in lifestyle has been very well accepted and has also become the new benchmark in luxurious living.
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Quotes below :-
EVC has always been one of the highlights of my year. I've closed the festival after party every year, its a set I really look forward to play. I'm sure this edition will be stronger and crazier than ever.
The last few years have proved that EVC is a one of a kind experience where the location, music, people and everything just comes together so seamlessly - needless to say I'm really excited to see how things shape up this year!
Had a great time time playing at the Festival in 2013. Stoked to be back this year. Looking forward!
Always a pleasure playing EVC to our hometown crowd, the production & vibe is just perfect. Really Looking forward to this year's edition