British Asian Music Series

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DJ Isuru presents In depth interviews with key artists and pioneers of the Asian Underground and Bhangra scenes in the UK.

By Year

  • 2021

  • 2020

  • 2019

  • 2018

  • 2017

  • 2016

By Tag

  • Asian Underground

  • interview

  • Beats

  • Bhangra

  • Jungle

  • World

  • Visionary Underground

  • Poetry

  • Asian Beats

  • soundscapes

  • Ajay Srivastav

  • Deep House

  • Bangladesh

  • Apache Indian

  • Sky

  • TALVIN SINGH

  • Blue Note

  • The Dub Factory

  • Theatre

  • Chirag Pechan

  • Drum n Bass

  • jazz

  • Dub

  • FUN-DA-MENTAL

  • Metalheadz

  • Secret Archives of the Vatican

  • Bollywood

  • Sangeeta

  • Sonia Mehta

  • Dhangsha

  • Joi Bangla

  • Bengali

  • Swami

  • Maximum NRG

  • Renu

  • percussion

  • DJ Ritu

  • 90s

  • A.U.M.

  • Writer

  • Premi

  • TJ Rehmi

  • Earthtribe

  • Electronic

  • Najma Akhtar

  • Clubbing

  • World Music

  • SAWCC

  • SKYLINE

  • Sound Space

  • Sister India

  • radio

  • Kuljit Bhamra

  • Drama

  • Stereo Nation

  • They Dance in the Dark

  • Drumming

  • Aki Nawaz

  • Anokha

  • BILL LASWELL

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TM AHMED KAYSHER on SOAS RadioSat, 2021-10-30 22:35

Poet, dramatist and writer TM AHMED KAYSHER of SAUDHA Society of Poetry and Indian Music talks to Isuru about his life,... See details

DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid on SOAS RadioThu, 2021-10-14 15:21

Isuru talks to DJ ANJALI and THE INCREDIBLE KID about their musical journeys and careers with info on the Portland... See details

Shay Khan on SOAS RadioSat, 2021-04-17 20:37

SHAY KHAN talks to Isuru about their career, influences and music making philosophy. With discussion of their key... See details

afshan d’souza-lodhi on SOAS RadioWed, 2021-02-10 10:03

afshan d’souza-lodhi talks to Isuru about her career, influences and writing philosophy, with extracts and analysis... See details

DJ Kali on SOAS RadioTue, 2020-12-01 22:08

DJ KALI talks to Isuru about her time in DiY Soundsystem, the Asian Underground scene and her philosophy of sound! See details

Lelonek on SOAS RadioThu, 2020-10-01 12:30

Anokha resident DJ and Producer LELONEK talks to Isuru about his career and production philosophy with info the Asian... See details

Dhangsha on SOAS RadioMon, 2020-09-28 21:03

DHANGSHA talks to Isuru about his latest self-titled album (to be released via Sound-Space on 2nd October) and his work... See details

Samia Malik on SOAS RadioWed, 2020-06-17 20:34

SAMIA MALIK of GARAM MASALA talks to Isuru about her career in music and visual art, with info on her artistic... See details

DJ REKHA on SOAS RadioFri, 2020-04-17 20:29

DJ REKHA talks to Isuru about her career, music production and philosophy, with info on her club nights, BASEMENT... See details

MIKEL BANKS on SOAS RadioFri, 2020-04-17 20:24

MIKEL BANKS talks to ISURU about his career, influences and musical philosophy, with info on his work with PROJECT... See details

https://www.mixcloud.com/SOASradio/la-naylor-on-soas-radio/Tue, 2020-03-17 20:19

Author L.A. NAYLOR talks to ISURU about her career, influences and activism involving miscarriages of justice. With a... See details

ROWLAND SUTHERLAND on SOAS RADIOTue, 2019-12-17 20:17

Flautist and Composer ROWLAND SUTHERLAND talks to ISURU about his career, influences and musical philosophy with in... See details

RITA MORAR on SOAS RadioSun, 2019-11-17 20:14

Isuru talks to singer songwriter and fusion artist RITA MORAR about her career, influences and musical philosophy. With... See details

MARQUE GILMORE on SOAS RadioSat, 2019-10-26 11:47

Isuru talks to drummer and percussionist MARQUE GILMORE aka THE INNA MOST, founding member of DRUM FM and PROJECT 23... See details

LAL on SOAS RadioSun, 2018-04-22 20:11

Isuru talks to Nick and Rosina from LAL about their careers, influences and production philosophy, with info on the... See details

SAM DODSON aka LOOP GURU on SOAS RadioSat, 2018-04-21 20:08

Isuru talks to SAM DODSON aka SALMAN GITA of LOOP GURU and The TRANSMITTERS about his career, music production and... See details

Hamja Ahsan on SOAS RadioFri, 2018-04-20 19:50

Isuru talks to writer, curator and activist Hamja Ahsan about his book Shy Radicals and his concept of identity with... See details

SWAMI BARACUS on SOAS RADIOThu, 2018-04-19 19:45

DJ Isuru talks to rapper SWAMI BARACUS, the Baracuda and Native Immigrant, about his career, musical influences and... See details

ROOTS SHED on SOAS RadioThu, 2018-04-19 19:42

Isuru talks to Ricky from ROOTS SHED about his musical journey, influences and philosophy with the knowledge on Roots,... See details

VEDIC ROOTS on SOAS RadioWed, 2018-04-18 19:34

Sound System and Label VEDIC ROOTS join DJ Isuru to talk about their career, influences and philosophy, dropping the... See details

The Knowledge with DJ ShortyTue, 2018-04-17 19:26

DJ Isuru talks to DJ SHORTY of BRIXTON CHIP SHOP about his career, the art of DJing and production philosophy See details

REGGAE RAJAHS on SOAS RadioSun, 2018-04-15 19:14

DJ Isuru talks to RAGHAV of REGGAE RAJAHS about his musical journey, production methods and philosophy with info on... See details

ORIN BEGUM - British Asian Poetry Series 2Sat, 2018-04-14 19:03

ORIN BEGUM talks to Isuru about her career, influences, writing methods and philosophy. With info on the contemporary... See details

I AM HIP HOP MAGAZINE - RISHMA DHALIWAL meets SOAS RadioSat, 2018-04-14 18:58

I AM HIP HOP MAGAZINE founder and broadcaster RISHMA DHALIWAL talks to Isuru about the magazine and her journey in the... See details

ZAFRUL aka BEAT TAMPERER aka ENCONA KID - Pioneers of British Asian Music 9Sat, 2018-04-14 18:48

ZAFRUL aka BEAT TAMPERER aka ENCONA KID talks to Isuru about his time djing and promoting in the Asian Underground... See details

DHANGSHA (AKA Dr Das of Asian Dub Foundation) on SOAS RadioFri, 2018-04-13 18:37

DHANGSHA AKA DR DAS of ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION, talks to Isuru about the Dhangsha project, it's influences and production... See details

RAMJAC on SOAS RadioThu, 2018-04-12 18:31

Isuru talks to RAMJAC about his career, production philosophy, Jazz and the Asian Underground movement. With track by... See details

DHAMAAL SOUNDSYSTEM - JANAKA SELEKTA - Pioneers of British Asian Music 8Wed, 2018-04-11 18:23

Isuru talks to JANAKA SELEKTA of DHAMAAL SOUNDSYSTEM about his Career, Influences and Production Methods and... See details

BANANA SHARMA - British Asian Poetry Series 1Tue, 2018-04-10 17:58

BANANA SHARMA talks to Isuru about her influences, career, writing methods and philosophy. With discussion of the... See details

PETER DUGGAL aka DEMONIK aka DOGGY - Pioneers of British Asian Music 7Mon, 2018-04-09 17:51

Rave and Electronic producer PETER DUGGAL aka DEMONIK aka DOGGY talks to Isuru about his influences, career, production... See details

World Fusion Radio on SOAS RadioSun, 2018-04-08 17:47

Isuru talks to Douglas from WORLD FUSION RADIO about the history of the station and his musical journey, with... See details

X-ZECUTIVE SOUNDS - The Story of UK Bhangra 4Thu, 2018-03-08 17:41

Isuru and Master G talk to SAN-J SANJ from the Bhangra DJ crew X-ZECUTIVE SOUNDS, about their career, influences and... See details

RENU "They Dance in the Dark" Track by Track Analysis - Pioneers of British Asian Music 6Thu, 2018-02-08 16:03

Percussionist and multi instrumental composer, RENU joins DJ Isuru to discuss her album "They Dance in the Dark".... See details

COCO DAS (VISIONARY UNDERGROUND) - Pioneers of British Asian Music 5Fri, 2018-01-26 20:47

COCO DAS, Photographer, VJ and Founding member of VISIONARY UNDERGROUND, talks to Isuru about her career, music... See details

MAXIMUM NRG - The Story of UK Bhangra 3Wed, 2017-11-22 22:00

Pioneering Bhangra DJ Crew MAXIMUM NRG talk to Isuru about their career and mixing philosophy, with track analysis of... See details

TANUJA DESAI HIDIER - Pioneers of British Asian Literature 1Wed, 2017-11-22 21:46

In celebration of the 15th Anniversary of her debut novel, TANUJA DESAI HIDIER author of BORN CONFUSED talks to Isuru... See details

Pioneers of British Asian Music 4 - CHANDRASONIC (ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION)Sun, 2017-11-05 19:23

CHANDRASONIC of ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION talks to Isuru about his career, politics, guitar playing and production... See details

The Knowledge with DONI BRASCOWed, 2017-11-01 19:13

DJ DONI BRASCO chats to Isuru about his career and the art of Djing, playing some key classics and new... See details

Pioneers of British Asian Music 3 - SONIA MEHTA (SAWCC)Wed, 2017-10-18 21:29

Isuru talks to SONIA MEHTA of VISIONARY UNDERGROUND, ADFED and SAWCC for an in-depth discussion on her music, activism... See details

Pioneers of British Asian Music 2 - COCO VARMA (EARTHTRIBE)Fri, 2017-09-29 20:46

DJ Isuru talks to COCO VARMA of EARTHTRIBE about his productions, the early days of the Asian Underground scene and the... See details

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