My name is Abhinav Patankar, and I am a live sound engineer with 10 years of experience in the music industry. I started of as the head of AV for blueFROG Pune(2014-2017) and have been freelancing as a touring FoH engineer for the last 7 years.
I am currently associated with artists like DIVINE, SAPTA, Talwiinder, Ananya Birla, Gully Gang, AsWeKeepSearching, and, Jasleen Aulakh, as their touring FoH engineer. Following are the list of festivals & tours that I worked on this season:
Magnetic Fields 2022, Alsisar [BudX North Stage & Ray Ban Desert Oasis] x SAPTA
Ziro Festival of Music 2022 x Sapta, Abdon Mech, Laxmi Bomb
Serendipity Arts Festival 2022 x Abdon Mech
Independence Rock 2022 x Aswekeepsearching
Udaipur World Music Festival 2022 x Jasleen Aulakh
Nh7 Weekender Nov 2022 x MC Altaf Live
Mahindra Kabira Festival 2022 x Jasleen Aulakh
Mahindra Roots Festival 2023 x Jasleen Aulakh
Royal Enfield Rider Mania 2022 x DIVINE
Zomaland Pune 2022
Zomaland Hyderabad 2023
Indie Carnival 2022 x Aswekeepsearching
The MAD Weekend 2022 x Aswekeepsearching
Nh7 Weekender March 2022 x Abdon Mech
DIVINE - Punya Paap Album Tour 2021-22
Aswekeepsearching - Chasing Lights Tour 2022
DIVINE - Gunhegar Album Launch Tour 2022-23
Sapta - The Revival Tour 2022-23
Ananya Birla - You Make Me Better Tour 2023
I am eclectic in my mixing skills across genres, capable of mixing bands + live electronic acts as well. Some of the acts I’ve had the pleasure of mixing are Lucky Ali, Eric Prydz, Pretty Lights, Above & Beyond, Markus Schulz, John OO Fleming, V. Selva Ganesh, Gilby Clarke, Lucky Chops, Indian Navy Symphony Orchestra, Praikrama, Indian Ocean, Euphoria to name a few.
I am also a team player, and I work well under pressure. I am able to communicate effectively with clients, performers, and other technicians to ensure that the show runs at its best. I am able to work closely with artists and their teams to ensure that their creative vision is executed flawlessly.