Shri Sriram is a BASCA (Ivors) British Composer Award 2016 winning Composer / Musician / Producer, initially trained on Tablas before developing a unique style of playing his self-made fretless bass. He is one of the pioneers of the Asian Underground scene with Outcaste Records, developing his groundbreaking electro-acoustic sound with Badmarsh & Shri. Since then he has collaborated with musicians like Bugge Wesseltoft, Gary Husband, Dennis Rollins, Arild Andersen, Ben Castle, Asaf Sirkis, Prathap Ramachandra, Kousic Sen and many more to perform concerts around the world.
Shri has composed and produced music for theatre, dance and feature films, his music has been placed on adverts like British Petroleum & Pantene Pro-V, TV shows like CSI & Top Gear amongst many others. He has featured live at Glastonbury Festival, Jools Holland, Montreux & London Jazz Festivals and has remixed tracks for Dela Soul, Andrew Lloyd Weber, Kronos Quartet & Asha Bhosle, to name a few.
He has also composed the promo tune for Ang Lee’s – Life of Pi and some of his collaborations include a cutting-edge Brass band, Sitar, bass and Drums project, ‘Just A Vibration’, the score for Akademi's 'The Troth', Indian feature films, a Ralf Schmerberg movie, 'Indarella" and his latest album,'The Letter', for Jazzland records.
Currently Shri is working on a solo bass album after a critically acclaimed preview performance while also collaborating with Dennis Rollins on a duo project and a new album project with flautist Patrick Iversen & violinist Harpreet Bansal to tour in late 2023.