Music Gets Me High

Music Gets Me High is a music consultancy firm owned by Ritnika Nayan. Started in the summer of 2007 as an Artist Management & Booking company, they soon expanded into Festival, Concert & tour planning and execution, Venue Residencies, Social Media Management and Music Consultancy. With over a decade of experience in live events and artist management, MGMH has been an integral part in the explosion of independent culture in India. The Company has worked with artists like Jalebee Cartel, Kohra, Nucleya, Advaita, Shaai’r & Func, Manu Chao and Guns & Roses in India. They have successfully organized and worked on Festivals like ‘Ziro Festival of Music’ in Arunachal Pradesh, ‘Escape festival of Music – Naukuchiatal’, ‘Global Groove electronic music festival’,  ‘Eastwind festival of music’, ‘Sula Fest’ and more. MGMH also runs Delhi’s largest and oldest rehearsal studio ‘Soundstation’ which has professional quality sound and treated acoustics. The company has always been a strong advocate for independent music and has released various books on music including – ‘HUB’ – India’s first and only book on electronic music and ‘Indie 101: The ultimate guide book to the independent music industry in India’ released August 2017. They have also set up India’s only course on Music Business Management at Sri Aurobindo Center of arts & Communication and do various workshops across the country.

MGMH is dedicated to providing outstanding service to their clients that are tailor made to suit their needs. With clear understanding of both International and domestic music markets, the company strives to bridge the gap by continuous dialogue with international counterparts and by exploring ways to push the Indian envelope forward.Our company founder and owner, has continuously maintained her focus and commitment to providing personal, “hands on” services by having direct contact with all clients & artists based on respect and appreciation for their work. The company also strives to give back to the community with their eco – friendly green measures like planting trees as well as supporting NGO’s like Music Basti.

  • Goa Sunsplash 2019
  • Wonderflip Festival – 2017
  • The Sula Festival – 2016 onwards
  • The Grub Fest – 2015 – 2016
  • The Moto Spotlight series 2015
  • Manu Chao La Ventura (Spain/ France) 2013
  • Guns & Roses India Tour 2012
  • Ziro Festival of Music 2012 – 13
  • Seagram’s Mirch Sound Check series 2011
  • Escape Festival of Music 2011
  • Nucleya: Horn Ok Please  India Tour 2010
  • Global Groove Festival & Conference 2009
  • Eastwind Festival of Music 2008

“Ritnika has an excellent understanding of the music business so is able to strike a balance between artiste expectations and music label requirements. She is very personable, easy to get along with and enthusiastic about what she does. An asset to any organisation or artiste.”

Atul Churamani, Ex -Vice President, Saregama India Ltd

 “We met at the Musexpo Conference in LA in 2008 and have stayed in touch since. Ritnika has a real drive and energy about her, and a tireless commitment to developing a real platform for independent Indian artists. She is one of a handful of people on the ground that I look to for a real insight into the sub-scenes in Delhi, Mumbai and elsewhere. Any Indian media organisation who takes future plurality in the music and entertainment industries seriously needs someone like Ritnika on their team.”

Mark Strippel, Head of Music & Events – Asian Network, BBC  U.K.

“Ritnika is a very ambitious and aware person who possess many talents, her managerial multi tasking skills are very commendable particularly as she has successfully managed to build a business in a male dominated music industry in India where there are presently no rules or boundaries. She also has a very bubbly, friendly personality and a very positive attitude that are all very important traits for attaining success in presently a very difficult business environment.”

Late -Safta Jaffery, MD, Taste Music Ltd, U.K.

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