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Dub Syndicate - 44% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Reggae
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Dub Syndicate was initially created as an On U Sound offshoot for Roots Radics drummer Lincoln Valentine ‘Style’ Scott and Adrian Sherwood to use for various collaborations, such as ones with reggae greats U-Roy, Lee Perry and Aswad. Scott and Sherwood’s exploration of dancehall, dub and reggae is an enduring project inaugurated in 1982 by the Pounding System rel Read more

Easy Star All Stars - 36% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Reggae
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Wax Tailor - 36% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Urban & Rap
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Stereo MC's - 35% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This UK crossover outfit’s commercial breakthrough in the early 90s was the result of both sustained hard work and an original talent. Their line-up revolved around three women and three men: Rob Birch (Robert Charles Birch, 11 June 1961, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, England; vocals), Nick ‘The Head’ Hallam (b. 11 June 1962, Nottingham, England; synthesizers, Read more

Audio Bullys - 33% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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The early impressions created by this London, England-based dance duo were somewhat misleading. When the single ‘We Don’t Care’ became their first major UK chart hit in 2003 it split the public opinion into love or hate, and coined the term ‘hooligan house’, which stuck despite its inaccuracy. In fact Simon Franks and Tom Dinsdale, who formed Audio Bull Read more

Coldcut - 31% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Since the mid-80s the UK duo of ex-art teacher Jonathon Moore and computer programmer Matt Black have been responsible for a number of important innovations in the dance music arena. Like DJ Steinski, they realized the creative potential of sampling records, television, Walt Disney sounds and other non-musical sources, and in 1987 made their first records, ‘Say Kids What T Read more

Fluke - 24% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Purveyors of charismatic dance music, Fluke are both a stand-alone musical project and a mixing house for others. The combo was formed by Mike Bryant (Michael James Bryant, 1 May 1960, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England), Michael Tournier (b. Michael James Tournier, 24 May 1963, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England) and Jonathan Fugler (b. 13 October 1962, St Austell, Read more

Lee "Scratch" Perry - 24% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Dance Reggae Reggae
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Amon Tobin - 23% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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7 February 1972, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Tobin visited Europe as a child and returned to the UK in his teens when he developed a passion for hip-hop, blues and jazz, including the music of Grandmaster Flash, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Eddie Palmieri and Thelonious Monk. When he was 17 he began experimenting with his own sounds with a sequencer and a ‘horrible little Casio Read more

Thievery Corporation - 23% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Rob Garza was already recording under the name Thievery Corporation when he met Eric Hilton in 1995. Hilton had a profound effect on the act’s output, channelling Garza’s predilection for fast breakbeats into a more understated, down-tempo sound and bringing acclaim from both sides of the Atlantic. Combining dub, lounge, jazz, hip-hop and Latin ingredients, their init Read more

Horace Andy - 21% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Pop / Rock Reggae
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Horace Hinds, 19 February 1951, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. This artist was affectionately renamed Andy as a tribute to Bob Andy, in respect of their mutual songwriting abilities, by Coxsone Dodd. Horace, also known as Sleepy, has always been a favoured vocalist among reggae fans and his eerie, haunting style has been imitated endlessly by scores of lesser talents over t Read more

Massive Attack - 21% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This loose UK collective, formed by rapper 3D (Robert Del Naja, 21 January 1966, England), Daddy G (b. Grant Marshall) and Mushroom (b. Andrew Vowles, Knowle West, Bristol, England), emerged from Bristol’s experimental music scene. The trio spent several years working on various mobile sound systems, as well as releasing records as part of the Wild Bunch (‘Fucking Read more

The Prodigy - 21% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Braintree, Essex, England-based outfit, originally formed by Liam Howlett (21 August 1971, Braintree, Essex, England), Keith Flint (b. 27 March 1969, England), Leeroy Thornhill (b. 8 October 1968, Essex, England) and MC Maxim Reality (b. Keith Palmer, 21 March 1967, Cambridgeshire, England), shot to fame in the mid-90s as one of the first dance music acts to achieve the Read more

Unkle - 21% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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U.N.K.L.E. is the recording name originally employed by James Lavelle (1974, Oxford, England) of leading UK hip-hop label, Mo’ Wax Records, and American turntablist DJ Shadow (b. Josh Davis, 1 January 1973, Hayward, California, USA). Their Psyence Fiction set was released amid a blaze of hype and publicity in September 1998, debuting at number 4 on the UK album chart an Read more

RJD2 - 18% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Ramble John Krohn, 27 May 1976, Eugene, Oregon, USA. Adopting a Star Wars -derived bastardisation of his own name, originally given to him in childhood and which he admits to hating, hip-hop artist RjD2 deftly bends, pitches and manipulates samples appropriated from grunge-rock, mid-60s psych-pop, rare groove, funk horn and even avant garde contemporary classical music into Read more


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