Kritical is a brand that was put together with fuel from years of experience and innate drive & talent. Kritical acoustically represents adrenaline, rhythmic flow, and explosiveness. As an artist, Krishna Yarabarla (Kritical) has been performing live since the age of 13. As he stands today, he has been in the entertainment industry for over a decade. Going by aliases DJ Krishna, DJ Kritical, and Kritical, he started playing music for close family and friends when he was about 6 years old. He played at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ at just 12 years old with then band, Unwanted Truth. As an artists, Kritical has delved into music production seeking a sound that is extremely robust, enabling him to light the stage up musically like scenes in a theatrical production.
Towards his junior year in high school Kritical transitioned from live musical composition into digital production. He networked with local producers and DJs and taught himself with his first set of turntables, a mixer, and legacy platform, Traktor. Although it was a natural transition for Kritical, this paved the way for his introduction and inception into the private event industry and brand showmanship. As a DJ, Kritical vows to keep the crowds on their feet, never missing a beat.
"You aren’t hired to just play music, you’re hired because people want you to play music that they can connect to and dance endlessly."
Working and meshing with artists early-on in his college career Kritical continued to perform in the nightlife scene with peers such as Mikey P, now known as Purari, and many others. Progressing further in his career as an EDM-Performing DJ, Kritical made a recent debut during Miami Music Weekend at STORY playing alongside headliners Ryan Marciano and Sunnery James. Each year, during the early spring and summer months, Kritical is a primarily a private events DJ showcasing his work at various Weddings, Engagements, and other bookings spread across the Tri-State and East Coast. A previous member of Trifecta DJs, Kritical now works with DJ Vik Events & label, KOSIMO. Kritical acclaims to do close to 100 shows and bookings a year, having performed internationally, becoming masterfully proficient at DJing's technicalities, and delivering when it counts. As a producer, Kritical looks forward to working with artists like Sorab, Neel, and more on his future projects. Stay tuned, 2018 is going to be huge!