JANAKA SELEKTA started DJing Jungle and Drum ‘n’ Bass to packed underground venues
in the late 90’s in San Francisco. Over the years his sets evolved to include many genres,
seamlessly moving from different tempos and intensities to truly move a dancefloor.
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As a Multifaceted Producer Janaka is renowned for sculpting cutting edge sonics and
hard hitting beats then combining them with traditional instruments from across
the planet. His most recent releases on underground powerhouse label MutiMusic
have garnered the respect some of the biggest names in dance music.
Janaka has won a number of awards including Readers Poll Best DJ in San Francisco from the largest
circulating newspaper in the city (The SF Guardian). In addition to this award, his band won
Best Electronic Act 2 years in row. His intricately designed live sets have rocked massive audiences
across the US and he has opened for Asian Dub Foundation Soundsystem in the UK & tours Asia regularly.
After signing his band Gods Robots to Sony Music India in 2013, the band has evolved by added
master musicians from India (Ishmeet Narula, Vidya Venkat) and Africa (Samba Guisse).
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“Janaka's new album blows me away with its rich textures, depth and soulful intent.
Nearly 10 years in the making, it was worth the wait.” - Nerm, Electro East BBC Radio 1