San Francisco, USA
REAL NAME:  Ruturaj Wankhede

LABELS:   C4C Recordings  

KarmasynK is an electronic music project by twenty four year old Los Angeles based producer Ruturaj Wankhede. With his polished production and creative sound design, KarmasynK seeks to explore the unlimited scope of electronic music to bring about transcendental experiences for the listeners. Psymatiks, the debut release by KarmasynK was released on Swamp Music in January 2014. Since then, KarmasynK has released music on various compliations and has been featured on internationally respected labels like Shanti Planti, Street Ritual, Glitch Hop Community. His latest work “Celestial”, a three track EP is scheduled to be released on Mallabel Music on 18th January 2018.

KarmasynK is also an active DJ and has performed in Asia, Europe and North America. He has been working with the Street Ritual’s booking agency, and has played at popular music festivals like Mo:Dem Festival in Croatia, Lucidity Gathering and Serenity Gathering in Southern California and NH7 Weekender in India.

Apart from his music project, Ruturaj is a Music Technologist and graduated with a BFA in Music Technology from California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles. As a student at CalArts, Ruturaj worked with creating tools for integration of audio with video for creative applications, mainly working with the programming languages “Chuck” and “Processing”. In May 2015, his first audio/visual project “KarmaBounce” was selected for display at the world renowned CalArts Digital Arts Expo 2014. In the following year, his audio/visual installation piece “Psymatika” was displayed at the CalArts Digital Expo. The installation was based on the idea of Cymatics and the setup consisted of a custom MIDI controller that Ruturaj had designed and built himself. The piece seeks to explore the physical impact the sound waves can have on the environment, and strives to bring attention of the people to such a less known but beautiful natural phenomena.

Since June 2016, Ruturaj has been working with Elephant Sound Design as a sound designer, and his work has been licensed for big budget films like Fifty Shades Darker, Transformers : The Last Knight and TV series like HBO’s Scandal via Warner/Chappell Production Music. Currently he is working on developing a digital audio workstation software, creating content for presets and templates and helping out with the Q/A as well as alpha and beta testing.

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This profile was created March 10, 2018.   Last edited: March 10, 2018.