Kampai is the solo project of Bangalore-based Rumit Virmani who plays electronic music, which has a heavy emphasis on bass. Primarily a Bass music enthusiast, Kampai also blurs the lines between different genres like Jersey club, Future Beats, Hip Hop, Breaks, Drum and Bass, forward thinking trap or even afro house to make sure that his sets are always quirky. Kampai is always up for pushing boundaries in the Indian electronic music scene through experimentation in his sets and finds inspiration in an assortment of different sounds and genres.
In his musical career, Kampai has shared stage with Troyboi (LDN), Herobust (USA), QUIX (NZ), Wuki (US), Ganz (EU), Bok Bok (LDN) and Chimpo (UK) to name a few, as well as his peers from India’s own burgeoning music scene such as NUCLEYA, Gurbax, Sickflip, _RHL, Oceantied, Spryk, Malfnktion, Komorebi etc. Over a short time span, played at noteworthy venues across the country and has also played for properties and festivals like Run The Trap, VH1 Supersonic Club nights and the official festival afterparty, Bass Camp Festival, NUCLEYA Sub Cinema tour, NH7 Weekender pre party, Timeout 72 Festival and the likes.
Aside from music, he has also been hard at work advancing the Indian music scene in different ways. While he was working at Social Offline, Bangalore he pioneered and introduced properties such as BASSICK Sense and The Grind etc. He also works not with Foxtrot as a music programming manager and promoter. His expertise also lies in programming and curating club nights by tying up with international properties and artists alike. Kampai tries to be truly unique every time he takes the stage.