Ashwin Krishnan Subramanian (born September 30, 1985), also known by his stage name Aks, is an Indian-American composer, singer, and songwriter who regularly produces in the Bollywood film and Pop scene, as well as for Hip-Hop productions. He is best known for his unique style of presenting global bass with a strong South Asian music influence. ? A student of Oscar-winner AR Rahman, Aks has scored music for a number of independent films in India and the US, in addition to composing for devotional and pop albums. He also frequently performs live shows of his original works. ? Aks is one of the co-founders of Eclipse Nirvana, a music and video production company specializing in producing and promoting world music with strong South Asian roots.