San Francisco-based Atish is rising quickly in theinternational dance music scene. Raised in the Chicago suburbs and schooled inthe hard sciences to become a computer engineer, Atish's left-brained technicalprecision complement his sensitive, emotional approach to sound. His musicalcareer started at age five as a classically trained violinist. Since, he's taken on otherinstruments including trombone, tuba, guitar, drums, and bass, and over theyears, he's played in jazz, rock, and marching bands, even enjoying a stint inhip-hop production. This all led to his true love, the art of DJing.
Atish describes his style as expressive melodic deep house: music that sings tothe soul while moving the dance floor, communicating the joy of love, thedepths of darkness, and intensity of a spiritual dance music journey forhimself and anyone listening. Energized by the relationship between DJ anddancefloor, Atish is known for his quirky stage persona, donning costumes,wigs, and even a wedding dress during gigs. But don't let the free wheelingexpression fool you - Atish is a disciplined artist with an unhealthy obsessionfor technical and artistic perfection.
Since his first DJ gig at a small bar in 2010, Atish's sound has taken him fromthe local San Francisco scene to music festivals, clubs, and afterhours gigsaround the world. He's earned the respect of legendary DJs, notably LeeBurridge, who has hand picked Atish to tag with and open for him. In under 2years, Atish has gained an avid following of fans and the respect of fellowartists. With upcoming productions, festival appearances, and global gigsacross Asia and Europe in 2012, Atish shows no signs of slowing down.Best Atish Songs of All Time