Ashok Pai AKA Beyond Charlie started experimenting with production tools Like FL Studio, Technomatrix and Ableton at a very early age. Soon after his Law college days in 2006, he was introduced to Djing and the other elements of production. Beyond Charlie is known for his unique blend of Indian Classical, Carnatic and Indi Folk music with electronica making him a signed artist at SWAR VST.
Beyond Charlie discovered his love for House music early on, when the innovative Techno and Electronic sounds infiltrated back in 2006. This introduction to House music changed his life and he has embraced electronic soul music wholeheartedly ever since. The year was 2010 when Beyond Charlie moved to Hamburg, Germany and was introduced to Techno. He absolutely fell in love with the genre and techno has continued to influence his style until now. Being a buff of Indian classical instruments like sitar, sarod, flute and Carnatic Vocals, Beyond Charlie was supremely influenced with this style while he got a chance to tour with Jalebee Cartel and The Midival Punditz Feat Karsh Kale for the Bacardi Megamix. Beyond Charlie released his first single ‘Arundhati’ on Tech Tantra Records and it was supported by many artists worldwide. Beyond Charlie is a verified Artist and His brand new singles 'Curd Rice' and 'Karuna' has crossed over 62k streams worldwide. Beyond Charlie's guest mix 'Tejomaya' was featured on Frankfurt's no 1 techno radio www.digitalxradio.de in June 2021 and his exclusive set 'Ashariravani' is on the top 2 podcast list on www.redroomsessions.com. Beyond Charlie's tracks have been featured on BBC Introducing, BBC Sounds, Ibiza Live Radio and iHeart Radio.
Beyond Charlie has performed at India's most prestigious, trendy nightclubs and Lounge bars. Beyond Charlie has headlined events in Kathmandu, Macau, Bangalore, Delhi, Pune, Goa, Mumbai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal and More. Beyond Charlie has performed at India’s most prestigious music festival brands like Sunburn Solaris, VH1 Supersonic, Sula Fest, Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Satellite beachside, Open Air, High Tide Festival, Krank Sessions, Dunes Music Fest, Celtic, Costella Boutique Experience, Teleport and more.
Beyond Charlie has also shared stage with Space Motion, Deniz Bul, Modd, Ramiro Lopèz, Jay Lumen, Matan Caspi, Dr Dru, Goom Gum, Kinky Sounds, Loco & Jam, The Yellow Heads, Far n High, Hollt, Alberto Ruiz, Enamour, Anahit Vardanyan, D Formation, Maxxim and Y-do-I to name a few .
Beyond Charlie has performed in all types of venues, festivals and parties, to slamming crowds. With his smooth dynamic deep techno mix, he also appeared on Big 92.7 and Radio Indigo 91.9 FM's BB show in the same year. Beyond Charlie is renowned for bringing together talented artists, musicians from all over the country for special events with that deep funky appeal. Beyond Charlie continues to push the envelope for the positive promotion of Techno music worldwide.