Maati Baani is a world music band formed by Kartik and Nirali. They combine elements of Hindustani Classical with various styles of Folk Music and New age sounds. Maati Baani literally means “The Language of the Earth”. Their major influences were Michael Jackson, Pt. Jasraj, A. R. Rahman, Shankar Tucker, Indian Ocean, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Sting, Ustad Rashid Khan, Jack Johnson and Coldplay.
They spend their time scouting musicians on internet, approaching them and making music with them completely online. They produce original compositions in collaboration with various global artists.