Camino Nights feat. AXO at Blue Frog, Bangalore

  • Date / Time: 09/19/2015 : 9:30 PM
  • Location: The Blue Frog
  • Address: The Blue Frog, Church Street,Bangalore,Karnataka,India

To discover, love, share and evolve. To elevate people from the banality of mere existence, through the collective experience of dance. This is the sound of AXO.

A music collector from as far back as he can remember, a bedroom Dj at 18, a design professional at 22, a motorcycle builder at 26, Akshay Hegde aka AXO, has been sharing his love for dance music and its diversity by playing extensively and exclusively on the underground circuit, professionally for 6 years.

His foundations of deejaying and electronic music production were laid at the ILM Academy, Bangalore, where he headed the graphic design department. Under their banner he made his debut as a Dj with weekly residencies, at ITC Fortune & The Liquid Lounge at Ista in Bangalore, playing his eclectic selection of indie dance, tech house and electronica. Determined to widen the acceptance of non-mainstream dance music, a string of collaborative residencies with fellow local underground Djs, at The Beach, Pebbles and The Love Shack followed. These initial years were explorations of groovy Indie Dance, Nu Disco; broody moody Deep House and Techno.

His creative sets led to one off gigs at The Sanctum Club, Coco Bongo, Viva Ariba, Raneo Village, Bangalore, The Purple Room in Chennai, Café La Musica & Psybar in Goa. A highlight from this time was a thumbs-up from personal hero and inspiration, Timo Maas, after an opening set performed for him late in 2012 at Pebbles.