Krithi Rao

Krithi is a South Indian-American producer based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work combines Carnatic, Tamil folk music and other sounds from the Subcontinent with hip-hop/dance music. She recently released two instrumental projects, “pada-pada-ppu” and “kondāttam,” both rhythm and percussion driven.

When she’s not making beats, she works for two music-tech organisations: Beats by Girlz and Building Beats. For Beats by Girlz, she helps with chapter development and management, and for Building Beats, she helps with youth programming across schools, community centers and homeless shelters in NYC.