Artists and bands have been shortlisted by an international jury to participate in the 2019 Indie100 Program, which features a line-up of practical workshops, recording sessions, industry feedback and network opportunities at XChange Sessions 2019.

Click Here to check out the Indie100 India 2018 Final Album at Bandcamp  
Click Here to check out the Indie100 India 2017 Final Album at Bandcamp
Click Here to check out the Indie100 India 2016 Final Album at Bandcamp

Program Schedule

Nov 26th - KM Music Conservatory, Auditorium
Introductions and Pre-Production Session with Producers

Nov 27th - 29th - KM Music Conservatory, Studios
All Day Recordings

Nov 30th  - XChange Sessions, YM Red Hills
All Day Industry Interaction

Dec 1st - XChange Sessions, KM Music Conservatory
All Day Industry Interaction

Dec 1st - 15:00 - 17:00 - Auditorium
Showcase Performances for Industry Professionals 

What opportunities will the selected bands be entitled to?

- Artists will have the opportunity for a Showcase onstage at XChange Sessions 2018 and receive valuable industry and music expert feedback
- Bands will have their material recorded in a state-of-the-art facility, fully equipped, high-end recording suite at the KM Music Conservatory, Chennai
- Selected bands will be produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by top Australian and Indian music producers
- The recorded and mastered tracks will be posted to Bandcamp
- The tracks will be released for worldwide distribution, with copyrights remaining exclusively with the artists

Meet The Producers

  • Kristina Kelman

    Kristina Kelman Queensland University of Technology / Australia

    Dr Kristina Kelman is an academic, teacher, community music facilitator and jazz musician. Her research interests include the education of the aspiring musician. Kristina’s work also takes place in community music settings, most recently she collaborated with Australian ARIA award winner, David Bridie and First Languages Australia on a language project through original song, Yamani: Voices of an Ancient Land. Since 2015, Kristina has coordinated an intensive recording program and music education project in Chennai, India, producing an album of original music by emerging independent artists each year, distributed and promoted internationally.

  • Yanto Browning

    Yanto Browning Queensland University of Technology / Australia

    Yanto Browning is a Brisbane-based academic, record producer, and musician, with a strong background in technology in music performance and production. With twenty years of studio experience, Yanto has produced several hundred records for a broad range of Australian bands and artists, and has also worked as a composer and producer of music for film and contemporary dance. Yanto has researched, developed, designed and produced several interactive musical spaces, investigating gestural control of electronic instruments and concepts of play, centered around the creation of active musical spaces that incorporate audience participation. He is currently a lecturer in music and a PhD candidate at the Queensland University of Technology.

  • Dr. Adam Greig

    Dr. Adam Greig KM Music Conservatory

    An active performer, researcher and musicologist who specializes in performing early 20th Century French repertoire as well as contemporary electro-acoustic music.

  • Deepak Sugathan

    Deepak Sugathan Musician & Producer

    Deepak Sugathan is a Chennai based Music Producer and Audio Engineer who has worked with artists like Hiphop Tamizha, Chinmayi Tripathi, Desi Music Entertainment & many independent artists.

  • Sonya Mazumdar

    Sonya Mazumdar EarthSync

    Founder/CEO of EarthSync - a music production house and award-winning documentary film producer - and founder of IndiEarth XChange - the annual trade event in India for independent music, film and media.