Samrat B (IN)
- Website: audiopervert.blogspot.in
- Position: Musician
- Location: India
Samrat B a.k.a Audio Pervert is a music producer and composer based in New Delhi. He has been involved with the indie music culture of India for almost 15 years. As a musician, Samrat has spent the last decade expanding his creative zeal with synthesisers, drum machines and computers, steadily developing a repertoire for sound-design in various media - Bollywood, indie bands, progressive electronic music groups, advertising, and songwriters – further inspired by interactive audio-video installations, using new media tools. Since 1999, he has collaborated as a producer, mix engineer and remix agent with Bombay Black, Da Saz, Sulk Station, Tempo Tantrick, Envision, Donn Bhat, Sridhar & Thayil, Saba Azad, Hashback Hashish and Delhi Electronica Supply Unit. Samrat is co-partner of Teddy Boy Kill, an electro-punk duo, emerging as a distinct and hard hitting electronica sound from India.
Since 2007, Samrat has been actively involved with various juntas and agencies of electronic arts and music across India - exploring and exploiting facets of digital technology to serve urban youth culture across India with a gamut of minded artists and audiences. Samrat is motivated by a continuous desire to bring interest and awareness about progressive music and artists emerging from India - to the rest of the world.
Since 2005, his ideas have materialized into independent projects, musical collaborations and frameworks for ventures in India, China, Switzerland, Spain, France and Germany. Samrat B created various projects ( music, film, print, installations and events ) with organizations such as the Goethe-Institut, Dong Dong Festival (China), C.O. Pop festival (Cologne), IndiEarth XChange (Chennai), India Music Week, I.O.M.M.A (Il de Reunion), Reproduce Artists India and Sinotronics (China). He envisioned and directed India's first anthology of Electronic music, HUB, published in 2010, in association with Goethe Institut and Music Gets Me High. Contributing as a music journalist and feature writer to various music publications (print and online) such as Wildcity.com, Maxim, Rave, Border Movement and RSJ.