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Dub Syndicate - 62% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Reggae
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Herbaliser - 38% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
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Mad Professor - 37% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Reggae
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Easy Star All Stars - 35% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Reggae
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Coldcut - 27% 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

Lee "Scratch" Perry - 27% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Dance Reggae
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Stereo MC's - 26% 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

Thievery Corporation - 23% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Dance 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

Massive Attack - 22% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
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

Tricky - 22% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Adrian Thaws, 27 January 1968, Knowle West, Bristol, England. One of the leading exponents of the trip-hop genre, Tricky began his musical career in the late 80s as a member of an informal crew of MCs, DJs and singers based in Bristol and known as the Wild Bunch. This collective eventually mutated into the pioneering Massive Attack, with Tricky contributing guest raps to  Read more

Propellerheads - 21% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s
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Alex Gifford played piano for Van Morrison, saxophone for the Stranglers and was a member of the Grid before he met Will White when the latter was drumming for Junkwaffle at a gig in Bath. In 1996, Wall Of Sound released their first recording, the Dive EP, which later that year was given worldwide coverage as the theme to an Adidas advert. In late 1996, the Propellerheads broug Read more

Augustus Pablo - 20% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Reggae
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Horace Swaby, 21 June 1952, St. Andrew, Jamaica, West Indies, d. 18 May 1999, Kingston, Jamaica. Raised in Kingston’s middle-class Havendale district, the teenage Swaby was forced to leave Kingston College due to serious illness. Concentrating on music, he taught himself several instruments, including piano, organ, xylophone and clarinet. He was responsible for putting Read more

King Tubby - 20% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Pop / Rock Reggae
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Osbourne Ruddock, 28 January 1941, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies, d. 6 February 1989, Jamaica, West Indies. King Tubby grew up around High Holborn Street in Central Kingston before moving to the capital’s Waterhouse district in 1955. He started repairing radios and by the late 50s had begun to experiment with sound system amplifiers. By 1964 he was operating his own Tu Read more

The Prodigy - 20% match to Asian Dub Foundation

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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

Audio Bullys - 19% 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


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