The turntablist, DJ and sound designer is a wizard on the decks.
Mixing his own signature sound, DJ Skip possesses a skillset unlike any other, with his unique trickery on the decks. As a DJ who thinks on his feet, he fuses his innovative scratching techniques with diverse genres like Trap, Hip-Hop and Dubstep.
Skip’s sound is versatile and he is not afraid to experiment, refusing to be bound by the confines of one sound. That is the reason he was picked as the national winner of the Red Bull Thre3Style contest in 2011 and 2012 and went onto Chicago to represent India. In 2013, Skip was represented India at the IDA World DJ Championships and secured 3rd position worldwide in the show category.
Playing at some of the biggest festivals in the country including Vh1 Supersonic, Sunburn, Enchanted Valley Carnival, Circus Indigo, MTV Bloc Party, GO:MADras, Fete de la Music (Chennai) to name a few, his passion to collaborate lead him to a live electronica project called BLaNK. It was this project that won the MTV Ultimate DJ Championship in 2010, taking them to UK’s leading festival, Bestival in 2011 to play for a 55,000 strong audience.
In addition to this, DJ Skip also dedicates his time to teaching his craft to young, aspiring talent by conducting DJ workshops at colleges and acting as guest lecturer at SAE (School of Audio Engineering) Institute, Chennai. He is also the co-founder of The Exodus DJ Academy, Chennai, and The Urbanatic School of DJs, Delhi.