Sri Rama Murthy aka Murthovic is an independent Electronic music composer, sound designer and DJ who has been working in the electronic music field for the last 18years. He acquired his basic compositional skills in Western Classical music from Hyderabad western music foundation and currently is learning Carnatic music, apart from DJ gigs at various clubs and festivals across the country.
While his background in music is diverse, his educational background is as interesting. He is a Gold medalist, an environmental engineer who was pursuing his Ph.D. As his experience and exposure in the electronic music world started widening, he became a full-time musician. For the last five years, Murthovic has been exploring various forms of electronic music in his productions and sets, wherein he uses a hybrid organic/ digital process of recording composing and performing his music.
Murthovic’s history with dance music goes back to late 90s when he used to produce events under the banner Frequency, Arttaxi, wherein he was instrumental in bringing lots of electronic music talent from India and offshore.
If someday in the future, if someone were to study the evolution of electronic music in Hyderabad, Murthovic’s contribution as one of the chief influencers will never go unnoticed. His relentless passion has seen him evolve his style of electronic music which is gravitated towards both Indian and western music ideologies and practices.
Currently, he is working on his maiden solo album due to be out later this year and also is involved in many sound design projects, which include ad films, games and background scores.