UK group formed in September 1993 through a music technology workshop group for Asian youth. Tracks typically feature politically/culturally conscious rap, traditional Asian instruments, breakbeats and samples. Line-up (from their debut LP Facts And Fictions) - Master D (rap), Pandit G (turntables), Sun-J (live sequencing), Chandrasonic (programming/guitar/voice) Brian Fairbairn (drums) and Dr Das (programming/bass/voice). Members: Steve Chandra Savale (aka Chandrasonic) Aktar Ahmed (aka Aktarv8r) Dr. Das Ghetto Priest Nathan "Flutebox" Lee Brian Fairbairn Past members: Deeder Zaman (aka Master D) Prithpal Rajput (aka Cyber) Martin Savale Al Rumjen Sanjay Gulabbhai Tailor (aka Sun-J) John Pandit (aka Pandit G) Lord Kimo MC Spex Rocky Singh
Asian Dub Foundation are an English electronica band that plays a mix of rapcore, dub, dancehall and ragga, also using rock instruments, acknowledging a punk influence. Their distinctive sound also combines indo-dub basslines, searing sitar-inspired guitars and ‘traditional’ sounds, shot through with fast-chat conscious lyrics.