A music devotee from the time he was a teenager, Ankit Kocher is a self-taught Producer/DJ from India, popularly known as Ankytrixx in the electronic dance music circuit. He had his early influences, reflect music tastes from listening to renowned performers such as John Digweed, Paul Oakenfold, Nick Warren and more.
Ankytrixx’s first steps as a DJ saw him rise in the club scene with gigs and residencies at some of the hottest venues of Kolkata, Nepal and then his subsequent move to Mumbai propelled him to the big league with regular shows across India, even warming up for legends such as John Digweed, Dubfire, Guy J, Henry Saiz and hosted and lent support to Hernan Cattaneo in 2017, all of it has stamped his musical authority over audiences looking for cutting edge dance music experience with over a 100 shows annually. His DJ sets have amassed a number of quantifiers over the years, though none have ever quite managed to define it. Keeping the crowd engaged in abstract exploration of electronic music, based upon the timbres of space and “non-representational” forms of sonic material.
A proud recipient of the following accolades, he remains –
INCA (India Nightlife Convention Awards) – recipient of – DJ Of The Year 2017 in India and as well as a second honour of – DJ Of The Year (state) at the glittering awards function held in Mumbai last year.
VH1 MyFavAwards Best Electronic DJ (2012/2013) two years in succession and the title of – VH1 MYFav DJ Of The Year (2013) in India’s largest online people’s choice awards.
An extension to Ankytrixx, Ankytrixx & Friend’s vision is to entertain and expand musical horizons that take in diverse, contemporary musicians to come together under one stage in a vibrant mix.
CTRL ALT DANCE is the freshest platform originated in December 2014. With a promise to bring true underground Electronic dance music in its entire spectrum, to those who seek an alternate get away.