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French film La Haine will get a live soundtracked in Dublin by Asian Dub Foundation

1270 days ago
Nialler9 Here’s an event that first took place in 2003 as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival but will now return 15 years later to the city. La Haine is a classic 1995 French film by Mathieu Kassovitz (one of my favourites for sure) about three immigr... more info

40 From 40: 1998

1421 days ago
Sweeping The NationIn retrospect, something appears to be coming together around 1998. Three of the year's biggest music stories - George Michael's arrest, Elton John's knighthood, Geri leaving the Spice Girls - feel like the first stage of coalescing into ... more info

Laal/Asian Dub Foundation review – an exuberant attack on intolerance

1895 days ago
Guardian MusicAlchemy festival, Royal Festival Hall, LondonThe Pakistani band Laal mixed upbeat melodies with political courage as they sang out against the Taliban, joined by an energised Asian Dub Foundation lineupIn 1988, Eddy Grant brought the anti-apartheid c... more info

The best world music, roots and folk festivals in the UK for 2016

1903 days ago
Guardian MusicImmerse yourself in the sounds of India, enjoy a free celebration of African music, or check out an eclectic bill at one of Europe’s biggest folk festivals• Best pop and rock festivals• Best family-friendly festivals• Best ja... more info

Afghanistan music festival organisers hope for repeat of last year's success

3267 days ago
Guardian MusicAsian Dub Foundation among bands who will perform at the Sound Central event next monthThe usual waves of diplomats, soldiers, aid workers and journalists streaming through Kabul's international airport will be joined next month by an unlikely mix of... more info

Greenbelt Additions: Charlie Simpson, Asian Dub Foundation, Josh Osho to play Greenbelt 12

3333 days ago
Cross RhythmsCharlie Simpson, Asian Dub Foundation, Josh Osho to play Greenbelt 12 more info

Festivals guide 2012 listings: boutique festivals

3360 days ago
Guardian MusicHere are the best small-scale music festivals of the summerAll Tomorrow's PartiesWhen 7-9 DecemberWhere Butlins, Minehead, SomersetWhat Eclectic get-together, curated by the NationalWho Kronos Quartet, the Antlers, Owen Pallett, Boris, Tim Hecker, Me... more info

La Haine screening in Tottenham aims to inspire youth where riots began

3404 days ago
Guardian MusicFilm of gritty Paris suburbs to be shown by Future Cinema with Asian Dub Foundation live score on Broadwater Farm EstateWhen the film La Haine was released in 1995, it sent shock waves through French society with its gritty portrayal of urban youth i... more info

DJ Mehdi obituary

3613 days ago
Guardian MusicDJ Mehdi, who has died aged 34 in a fall at his home, was a gifted club DJ and music producer, who rose to international prominence after he signed to the Paris record label Ed Banger. His album Lucky Boy (2006) – the title reflecting his character... more info

Dj Mehdi - Dj Mehdi Dead In Roof Collapse Horror

3615 days ago
ContactMusicHip-hop producer Dj Mehdi has died after reportedly falling from the roof of his home The French star 34 who has worked with artists including Daft Punk Asian Dub Foundation and electrofunk duo Chromeo was partying with pals on top of his property in... more info

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