Murthovic. If, some date in the future, someone was to study the evolution of music in
Hyderabad, and look for its chief influencers, it would be his name that would come up
again and again.
The multi-talented Murthy’s abiding passion has seen him conceive his own celebrated
brand of music – a variant of house, techno and bass with influences from his
upbringing of hip hop, soul, funk, disco reggae and early 90s crossover electronica
music. Yet that’s not even his superpower, which lies in his dedication to all variants of
his craft and his work as an author, composer, sound designer and creator.
Apart from perfecting crossover forms of electronic music as a DJ in clubs and festivals,
he is also a cutting edge producer and radio host for Pioneer India’s monthly radio show
where he plays a unique mix of IDM /dub/electronica and indie music.
With his new single release, Upcoming, on Get Physical and a concept/electronic
album in the pipeline, the brooding Murthovic is currently working on fresh music for his
Upgrading his portfolio from designing ads and videogames, his most notable work in
recent times has been a groundbreaking blend of Carnatic and electronic music for the
score of the theatrical, multi-sensory video game opera – Antariksha Sanchar.