Oceantied is the solo electronic project started by Until We Last guitarist Ketan Bahirat and is an exploration of Ketan’s electronic music headspace.
Oceantied’s music can ambient, dancey, upbeat or anything in between. His music explores two main sides of the spectrum with downtempo tracks, alongside fast-paced footwork & jungle music.
Oceantied has shared the stage with the likes of AMIT (Metalheadz, Ninja Tune, AMAR, UK), Sam Binga (UK), Zed Bias (UK) Lapalux (UK), CEE (Malaysia), Justus Köhncke (Germany), Graciela Maria (Germany), Iyer (Singapore/Canada), _RHL, and a bunch more.
He is set to launch his debut EP on Bangalore based independent label, ‘Consolidate’ in early 2016, a label on which he also launched his latest track ‘Ice & Fire’ in the compilation FRNDS & FMLY ’16 which has been featured on THUMP, Resident Advisor & more. The track was also broadcasted on BBC Asian Network in early February. The EP is primarily influenced by Footwork & a broader spectrum of bass music, and all his other influences, ranging from ambient to Indian music can be heard through the track-list.
Apart from his constant involvement in playing live shows at clubs, venues and festivals around the country with Oceantied as well as Until We Last, Ketan Bahirat also works on the other side of music actively, and is a part of the team that runs Bangalore venue The Humming Tree, where he has most recently created a recurring property called Producer Circle, to help producers gather, collaborate and grow in an ecosystem of local music. He also founded the city collective Hybrid Cycle in 2015.