Creative energy knows no limits, it flows where it wishes to and Rutu understands this very well His creative expression has manifested in various areas, but most fantastically in Music & Art,As Dj, Rutu has been turning tables since 2003, spreading the Electronica vibe wherever he goes.
Deriving strong influences from Drum & Bass, Asian Underground, Indian Fusion, Chill out & Psytrance, he has weaved his own soundscapes and enthralled crowds all over India.
Starting off as a resident Dj in Mumbai, he has moved on to spinning wherever his music takes him…right from uptown party spots like The Club, IBar, Abyss ,Club Escape Rain Lounge, Wink ( Taj Residency) to oldschool music hangouts , in Goa ( 9Bar, Westend, Hilltop ) Pune, Rishikesh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi and Nepal.
A familiar name on the Psy festival circuit , he’s graced the lineup at
Moksha Festival ( International Event Organization from Israel ) in the hills of Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
Ragasthan Fesatival – 13-16th Feb
Enchanted Valley Carnival - 18th Dec 2015
Superdry Store Launch - Drum and Bass
Opening Set for Raja ram/Lucas/Earthling – 31st Jan 2014
Hilltop - Indus Experiene Festival - 13th Nov 2015
The Himalayan Music Festival - 17th May 2014
Beyond Spirit – Kasol – Himachal Pradesh - 2nd – 3rd June 2011-2011
Magica festival – kasol – himachal Pradesh - 22/23/24 - 2014
Arudra festival – Manali – Himachal Pradesh – 7-8-9- June 2013
THE HIMALAYAN RENDEZVOUS - 15TH/16TH JUNE -2013
Gathering of the tribes – Goa = 3/3/2013
Kundalini Festival - may 23rd - 24th 2014
Magica festival – Kasol – Himachal Pradesh - 22/23/24 - 2014
Ear Pleasure – Nepal - 28th feb 2014 - Nepal
Magica festival – Kasol – Himachal Pradesh - 22/23/24 - 2015
Kundalini Festival – Manali – Himachal Pradesh
Electric Mahadev Festival – Kasol – Himachal Pradesh – 17 – 19th July
Opened for the legend Sphongle - Raja Ram and shared stage with Astral Projection, Avalon, Simon Posford, Gms, Lucas, Earthling,Talamasca, Zik, Parahalu, Harmonic Rebel, Orestis, Paralocks, Bombax, Fungus Funk, Technical Hitch, Samadhi, Kullu, Stranger, Younger Brother/Prometheus, James Monro, , Pixel, Psysex, , Beathackers, block device…Twisted Kala. Ma Faiza,DJ Whosane, , Asad Freeatmah, Tarun Boombaba, BBC, Breed and more.
He has been featured on the SHAANTI, EASTERN ELECTRONICA FESTIVAL UK 2012 as a new and upcoming talent in CHAMPION SOUNDS FUTURE PIONEERS 2012 ONLINE SHOWCASE. His DJ sets and sessions find themselves an audience not only on the dance floor but also on online Radio channels like Radio Schizoid, Radio Flote and Tenzi.fm.
Rutu aka Chromaderma, meaning Color of the skin in Greek, defines him now, as he dabbles in Digital Art too. This painter, graphic-artist, rhythmist has no formal training other than his own unique tastes and a voracious appetite for all things new.
Designing since 5 years and attracted to colors and creation at a very early age, he finds inspiration in nature. spirituality, music , and all elements of creation ... He loves to experiment with forms and colours. His styles range from simple, minimal to funky and psychedelic. His portfolio consists of beautiful water color paintings to a wide array of digital art. A lot of his work can be seen on music flyers, posters, logos, music album covers, done for clients all over the world, renowned asian underground artiste TJ Rehmi and Psy record label Indali to name a few.
He has lent his artistic work for events with artists like Electric Universe,Dirty Saffi.,Harmonic Rebel, Shidapu, Kabayun, Psykovsky and more
A multi talented artiste, he has taken his pseudonym a step further, he is currently learning the art of inking. Making incredible tattoo impressions .
So what makes Chromaderma tick? Music.Art.Yoga,& Meditation are his daily mantras that keep him grounded , healthy and creatively happy.
Videos - https://www.youtube.com/user/MrChromaderma
More - https://soundcloud.com/chromaderma