Anurag is a freelance music producer/composer based in Mumbai, India. Owing to his father – Promod Shanker’s A&R background, he was amidst musicians since his school days and hence got into record production soon after college. Since 2006, He co-runs a production firm called Music Design Workshop which has been working and producing music for various record labels and independent clients. He has worked on pure as well as contemporary Indian records with artistes ranging from the Manganiyars of Rajasthan to classical vocalists and instrumentalists of various gharanas such as Sunanda Sharma, Prattyush Banerjee, R Manjunath etc.
As a composer, he has been creating music for TV Commercials, Web Series’, Short and Feature length Films and much more for more than ten years out of which the last six have been in the metropolis of Mumbai. Composition has been his ultimate goal and he continues to gain knowledge about the same from various musicians and gurus.
Anurag plays guitar and writes music with a bunch of projects, namely Slow Down Clown, Namit Das + Anurag Shanker, Last Remaining Light and Bombay Acoustic People wherein he enjoys working and playing differently and moving forward with every record, song and note.