NAS 10 Questions with Ashtavakra

This time, we get to know Ashtavakra. His track "Yantra " is featured in the New Artist Spotlight Family of Playlists.


Link To New Artist Spotlight Playlists:

https://www.newartistspotlight.org/playlists


𝟭. Where are you from and what is your hobby?


I’m from Pune, India I like to listen to new music get inspired and produce freshly sounding music and experiment on various different styles of genres from commercial to underground music


𝟮. How did your get into music?


Back in when I was in 7th grade school days I came across fresh sounding music from bands like Metallica, Nirvana, Linkin Park, Limp Bizkit which blew my mind & took my emotions on a higher level and inspired me since then to form my roots for a music career hence, the first ever instrument I got my hands on was a guitar and my journey began into music as a teenager.


𝟯. Who are your biggest influences?


Linkin Park, Kendrick Lamar, Boris Brejcha, Eminem, Metallica, Raja Ram are some of my major influence all inspired from their various music styles and how I fit in it to get my influence out in my music


4. What are your goals in the music industry?


Spread Positivity, Uplift and inspire people through my music and challenge myself to better my style into multiple genres of music


5. If you could choose a location to perform at, what would it be?

My favourite place to perform live would be my home town Pune city in India because I can connect more with home place and to always remember where it all started


6. What is your all-time favorite song?


Somewhere I belong by Linkin Park because the way the song sounds is evergreen and I can listen to it in all times and for the message the song has that everyone deserves to feel better at the end of the day and belong to something which truly means a lot for an individual


7. Most embarrassing moment?


It was a Dj night for New Year’s Eve and due to heavy partying and over crowded audience they got too friendly with me as a DJ and got many song requests due to there was nobody to handle the crowd coming up to me while Dj-ing things got out of hands and beer dropped on the deck by some one who came to request the song and the music stopped.


8. Proudest accomplishment?


Releasing my recent debut music projects and playing a gig for over 2k audience were my two proudest accomplishments so far in my music carrier & also when I got paid the first time for playing my first DJ gig


9. What is something about you that might surprise someone who knows you the best?



𝟭𝟬. What is your dream collaboration?



Stream "Yantra" now


https://open.spotify.com/track/3j0v6BjtbYWWw5e8Hp5DCz


and follow his socials


https://instagram.com/ashtavakra.official/


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