Shriram Sampath

An Indian Classical flautist, a student of the world-renowned flute maestro Pandit Ronu Majumdar. Apart from playing the Bansuri he has a penchant for experimenting with a variety of flutes. Apart from being a sought after session artiste for Films/ Ad /Jingles / Documentaries/TV Serials, Shriram’s recent projects include collaborations/performances with the likes of Talvin Singh and State of Bengal.


One half of Filter Coffee, Shriram creates a unique texture of the flutes by using electronic pedals/processors for live performances and carves the electronic soundscape of Filter Coffee.

Swarupa Ananth

With an experience of playing the Tabla for over 20 years, Swarupa a disciple of Ustad Allarakha & Ustad Zakir Hussain, plays the whole gamut of percussion instruments, from the Djembe & Darbuka to the Cajon and Timbale. She has collaborated with A.R. Rahman on MTV Unplugged, Salim- Sulaiman for Bhoomi 2021 and has also marked her place in the Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list of 2015. She is also on the artist advisory board of Drum Summit & ‘hitlikeagirl’ a global community empowering women through drumming.


The other half of ‘Filter Coffee’, Swarupa is responsible for the hypnotic grooves and is known for her own signature & inventive style of blending beats with fiery Tabla Bols.