Hailing from the picturesque town of Mangalore, Karnataka, Athmik Rai has swiftly emerged as a distinctive music producer and composer in the bustling city of Bangalore. With an MBA from NITTE University Karkala under his belt, Athmik’s journey into the world of music has been a remarkable fusion of innovation and creativity.
What sets Athmik Rai apart is his penchant for experimentation, evident in his trailblazing approach to music composition. A notable hallmark of his work is his unwavering commitment to naming his indie songs with a common thread – all beginning with the letter ‘A.’ This distinctive trademark not only showcases his artistic consistency but also underscores his dedication to crafting music that pushes boundaries.
Having recently shifted his focus from Kannada indie songs to his first-ever Hindi indie track, “Amour,” Athmik Rai is ceaselessly exploring uncharted territories. “Amour,” a brainchild of Athmik’s ingenuity, features the soulful vocals of Surabhi Bharadwaj, with evocative lyrics penned by Nesz. This experimental Hindi indie track adds a refreshing touch to the music scene, a testament to Athmik’s commitment to pushing creative envelopes.
Athmik Rai’s talents have not gone unnoticed. His distinctive sound has earned him recognition from prestigious platforms such as the IIMA Award 2023, Rolling Stone, and Awardio Award 2023. These accolades underscore the impact of his experimental and groundbreaking compositions on the music industry.
As he readies to unleash a series of upcoming indie tracks, collaborating with a diverse array of artists like Mr. Gagan Baderiya, Mr. EMCtruth, Ms. Vaishnavi, and Mr. Gautham, the anticipation among music enthusiasts is palpable. Athmik Rai’s unique musical journey, marked by experimentation and a dedication to pushing boundaries, promises to carve an indelible niche in the hearts of listeners seeking sonic innovation.