The Midival Punditz are easily India’s biggest and most prolific electronica act. The past decade has seen the rise of the electronica scene within India and no single band has had more influence on its growth than Midival Punditz.
The Punditz have been trailblazers, breaking new ground with each achievement, and creating a path for others to follow.
They were the first Indian electronica act to get signed by an international label, Six Degrees Records in the US. Over the span of their career the duo have released three formidable albums. In 2002 they released "Midival Punditz", creating quite a stir with their debut album. "Midival Times" released in 2005 and it further cemented their position as Indi-electro pioneers. Their 2009 release, "Hello Hello" has been their biggest album yet, even earning them a spot on Amazon’s top picks for 2009..
The Punditz are well known for their unique brand of electronica. After touring extensively all over the world, they’ve styled a unique and revolutionary live act that has room for jamming, re-mixing and innovating on stage, thus making no two live shows the same. The Punditz are renowned for these exceptional live sets, blending electronica with live percussion, vocals and Indian elements like the flute and tabla. They’ve played the biggest clubs in the world in the world shattering attendance records at each, including Fabric (London), Joe’s Pub (NYC), Blue Frog (Mumbai), Filmore East and 1015 Folsom (San Francisco) and 9:30 (Washington D.C.). They’ve played this live set at numerous festivals such as Glastonbury (UK), Paleo (Switzerland), Sunburn (Goa), Stern Grove (USA) with Tabla Beat Science, even playing to an audience of over 4,00,000 people at the Mahashivratri festival (India).