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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.

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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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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SKY - "Love of Music" InterviewTue, 2017-08-08 15:59

Isuru talks to SKY aka SKY-LINE for a track by track analysis of his album Love of Music and his work with Asian... See details


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Coco Varma Earthtribe Live Mix for SOAS RadioSat, 2017-07-08 15:54

COCO VARMA of the legendary EARTHTRIBE drops a live mix for SOAS Radio playing classic Asian Underground and Earthtribe... See details


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Pioneers of Asian Underground 1 - DR DAS (ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION)Sun, 2017-02-12 20:38

DJ Isuru talks to DR DAS of the ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION about his career, production methods and philosophy, with a track... See details


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Albums of Asian Underground - Mindfilter by TJ RehmiFri, 2016-11-25 18:01

In 1998 Nation records released the seminal album Mindfilter by TJ Rehmi. DJ Isuru speaks to TJ Rehmi in detail about... See details


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The Story of UK Bhangra Part 2 - SwamiFri, 2016-11-25 17:29

In this Mini series Isuru will be exploring the origins and production philosophy of UK Bhangra. In this episode he is... See details


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The Story of UK Bhangra Part 1 - Kuljit BhamraSat, 2016-06-25 17:14

In this new Mini series Isuru will be exploring the origins and production philosophy of UK Bhangra. In this episode he... See details


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The Story of Secret Archives of the VaticanMon, 2016-04-25 17:06

Join Secret Archives of the Vatican for a deep discussion on their worldwide influences, production methods, philosophy... See details


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20 Years of Asian UndergroundMon, 2016-03-07 20:30

20 Years ago a genre known as Asian Underground emerged in the UK Dance music scene. Join NAJMA AKHTAR, AKI NAWAZ... See details