Charitha Rakshitha Attalage (born 06 October 1989) is a French-born Sri Lankan music producer who is currently based in Los Angeles. For the last 10 years, he worked as a Music Composer, Producer, Mixing Engineer, Recording Engineer and a Songwriter.
At present, he is the most sought-after artisan in Sri Lanka, with genre-bending personality extending to the fusion of classical with modern-aged music. His music genres can be described as Indian Classical, Electronica, Contemporary Indian pop, Ambient, Acoustic, Drum & Bass, DubStep.
He grew up listening to Indian classical music that nurtured his roots in music. In his childhood, he trained himself as a classical Tabla player under late Maestro Wijeyaratne Ranatunga and during his teenage years, he picked up electronic keyboard, drum machines, synthesizers, and MIDI instruments.
He gradually developed his musical muscle with a sense of music production until his major breakthrough songs “tiken tika” collaborated with Gayan Perera and “Hathara Kendare” with Shihan Mihiranga, two popular Sri Lankan Artists who brought him to the limelight.
In 2017 he produced several singles with Ravi Jay & Ridma Weerawardena, such as "Galana Ganga", “Sandawathiye”, Nadagam Geeya”, “Sonduru Sittam” and “Kuweniye” which was his breakthrough hit and became a monumental social media sensation in no time. Charitha has collaborated on multiple projects with performing artists including Ravi Jay, Ridma Weerawardena, Supun Perera & WAYO.
Since 2010, Charitha engaged in his music educational journey starting from Singapore, UK, and recently completed his bachelor’s degree in Music Technology in California. He has successfully conducted several workshops and public lectures for Higher education institutes in Sri Lanka on Audio Engineering during last few years.
In early 2018, Charitha released his debut album “Galana ganga” under the Label “Hexaphonic Productions” which have received global airplay on platforms such as BBC, and songs that have reached the top of local charts.
Charitha performed in his first live concert “Kuweni – A Cinematic Musical experience” which was held on 3rd October 2019 at Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Colombo, Sri Lanka. “Kuweni Live in Concert” is a fusion of modern technology to provide an exceptional Cinematic Musical Experience, combining state-of-the-art visual and audio technologies with an incomparable aspiration.
The second phase of “Kuweni Live in Concert” is scheduled to be held on 31st October 2019 and planning to launch the concert island wide and worldwide in near future.