PHALGUNA SOMRAJ alias Flying Squad, an accomplished DVJ / Producer who has a cut out for both, Indian Classical and western music gives him an upper hand to explore music mixing and music production into the dark corners that one cannot ever imagine. Showcasing what music feels like, through his Visuals Set brings the best of both world to his audience.
Born and raised in Hyderabad, Phalgun has been in the field of DJing for about 12 years now and “Everyday is a new day, an exciting one and equally challenging” says Phalgun, whose passion is to actualize his dream that was inflamed by his father, who is a trained Classical singer. Phalgun is associated with record labels such as Lohit Records (Proton Music),Sensoria Records,Mistique Music Label,Juice Box Records,Massive Harmony Records,SuperOrdinate Records, and Melodic Records which has released few of his compositions. He is currently associated with Club Bottles & Chimney in Hyderbad, India for about 10 years and has also shared the DJ console with some of the big wheels such as Max Graham,Protoculture,Myon & Shane 54,Norman Doray, Super8 & Tab, Andy Moor, Richard Durand, Weekend Heroes, Mat Zo, Jerome Isma-ae, Atmos, Jaytech, Guy J,Guy Mantzur,Pedro Aguair, Ashley Wallbridge , Sied Van Reel, DJ Suketu, DJ Nasha(B.R.E.E.D),
DJ Ivan, DJ Whosane, Bandish Projekt, DJ Paul Trainer, Nikhil chinapa, Pearl, DJ Rohit Barker, DJ Sultan & Ned Shepard,DJ Sash, DJ Sanjay Dutta, Proff , DJ Paul Deighton and DJ Paul Jackson of Ministry of Sound fame(DANCE 101 event of VH1), Gold Spot- a band from U.S.A (global music express event of vh1), Chamillionaire (Hip Hop Hustle event of vh1), Jay sean,( VH1), Mister Mister, Robin EE from UK of Freaky disco fame,David Jones & Greg Myers(HED KANDI EVENT BY VH1 DANCE 101) to name a few.
His Journey as a DJ started in the year 2003 and since then there has been no looking back. He is the Resident DJ for the last 10 years at Club Bottles & Chimney which is one of the best clubs in Hyderabad.Music of co – DJs have always inspired him to grow as a creative artist. He believes that his father’s Indian Classical music and Phalgun’s experience in modern genres gives him an edge over others to explore more into the dark corners no-one ever imagined. Music Production has been his primary focus for the last few years and his goal is to take Electronic Dance Music (EDM) to the next level.
His favorites are – Techno, Electro-House, Tech-House, Progressive, Progressive House, Uplifting or Melodic Trance merging into the EDM (Electronic Dance Music) which has led him to be actively involve in MUSIFIX to give the best of music to its enthusiasts.
Phalgun doesn’t usually stick to one particular genre of music and he loves to experiment with anything that sounds creative mostly in Progressive /Techno/Deep / Tech House & Big Room Electro genre. Having played for more than 10000 different parties in the last 12 years, yet every day is a new day, an exciting one and equally challenging for DJ Phalgun, whose passion to actualize his dream was inflamed by his father, who is a trained Classical singer.Currently concentrating mostly on Music Production for 2015.Artists like Michael & Levan, Loquai,Kintar,Divasco, Terry Stewart, Tweak & Brains and Bruno Motta have worked along in re-mixing the original compositions of DJ Phalgun.Above & Beyond, EDX, DBN, Paul Keeley, ATB, Gareth Emery, Eric Prydz, Jaytech, Avicii, Shingo Nakamura, Dinka,are some of the major influences towards his love for Electronic Dance Music (EDM).