1999, Atharva Dhekne alias tacitonic.

Classical pianist making music at home.

Equipped with an old keyboard (and pizzazz).

(Extended Version)

Atharva Dhekne “tacitonic” [əˈtʰəˌɾʋə ɖʱeˑˌkə.ɳe], is currently pursuing his Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering at the University of Pune. Born in 1999, Atharva has been playing & learning classical piano since the age of 5. Some of Atharva’s interests include game audio, interactive audio, music information retrieval, film & television music/sound, UI design and product design.

Atharva appreciates a diverse scope of genres including Rock, Jazz, Blues, Hip-Hop, Rap, Pop, Bossa Nova, Latin, R&B, Soul, Orchestral, Reggae, Electronic, Vaporwave, Synthwave, Lo-fi, and needless to say, Classical music.

Some of his creative, artistic and musical influences include Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, The Eagles, Carlos Santana, Joe Bonamassa, Hans Zimmer, Tupac Shakur, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Shakatak, George Michael, Phil Collins, Nino Rota, Giorgio Moroder, Ennio Morricone, Harold Faltermayer, Justin Hurwitz, Frédéric Chopin, Claude Debussy, Ludwig van Beethoven & Franz Liszt – to name a few (various, in fact).

Atharva wishes to pursue his graduate studies in Music Technology.
One more thing Atharva wishes, is to not write this bio in third person.
You can find his Curriculum Vitae (CV) here.