OFF THE BEATEN TRACK by DJ RAVI DRUMS
November 23rd, 2020 (Mumbai) - Today marks the debut of Indian-American musical producer DJ RaviDrums' first webisode of his12 part series, Off the Beaten Track, shot in Los Angeles, China & Jodhpur, India. Each show of OFF THE BEATEN TRACK will take viewers around the globe on a musical adventure at the crossroads where travel, technology, and local flavor collides with ancient cultures. Available online across multiple social platforms, the 3-5 minute adventures will also include visits to Cuba, the Galapagos Islands, on the streets of Hollywood and the behind the scenes of Diddy's Coachella music festival party in California, and the prestigious Monte Carlo Grand Prix on board a mega yacht with the Prince and Princess of Monaco. In this music-fueled series, DJ-drummer Ravi Jakhotia (aka Ravi Drums) is on a worldwide mission to create unforgettable moments through music, food ,culture and technology and share his world with fans of unique experiences and once in a lifetime opportunities to collaborate with some of the most interesting people around the globe.
In each episode, Ravi will explore some of the coolest and most unforgettable places on earth. There, he’ll connect with the people driving creativity in their communities, collaborate with local musicians and gain access to the most unexpected places where creativity is exploding. After diving into the unique sounds, tastes and experiences of his destination, he’ll take these inspirations and mix it all together into an original, mind-blowing performance & recording for the people to celebrate his time there.
Within this first episode, we see Ravi being inspired by the sights and sounds of Jodhpur. So much so, he later grabbed a sample of a traditional senghi, added his own hard hitting trap beat on it, and brought in Hip Hop legend & Grammy Winner Fat Man Scoop to produce the hit track Freak It Like An Indian, which gained more than 3.5 million users of the #Freakitlikeanindian on TikTok.
ABOUT RAVI DRUMS
Ravi Drums has created a musical revolution. He has taken DJ'ing to a whole new level by adding live drum & percussion re-mixes on the spot. Ravi’s custom NASA-designed drum rig and dream screen look like something out of STAR WARS and is aptly named “ The STAR DESTROYER “. Ravi worked with NASA scientists to develop the unique Dream Screen Transparent Touch Controller which inspired by the film, Minority Report. His creative use of technology combined with his unstoppable raw energy creates a completely unique live experience.
Additionally, he was the first On-Air Indo/American musical director for Howie Mandel's hit NBC show, “ Howie Do It ". He has worked and performed alongside world-renowned recording artists such as A.R. Rahman, Will I. Am, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Pitbull, Lil Jon, Post Malone, and the Foo Fighters as well as headlined events for Elon Musk, Michael Jordan, Apple, Dell, HBO and special events for Prime Minister of India Modi, President Barack Obama and the Presidential Inauguration on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Ravidrums has also been featured on broadcasts as varied as the SuperBowl, The Oscars, The Oprah Winfrey Show, IIFA / Bollywood Oscars, Telemundo Awards, and The Matrix.
OFF THE BEATEN PATH is currently available on the following channels:
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