Premier (1983 - 1987)
The first band I put together with two secondary school buddies.

Art Asia band (>1983 - 2001<)
Asia arts organisation who also have their own part-time band consisting of an ever changing line-up of local singers and musicians performing classic hindi, traditional and bollywood songs.

Manzil (1984 - 1986)
Asian pop outfit formed with secondary school buddies.

Kalyug (1987)
Asian pop outfit.

Inaam (1988 - 2003, 2020 - to date)
Southamptons longest running bhangra band playing the classic tracks of the 80s and 90s bhangra scene.

Fixer (>1997 - 1999)
Eclectic indie rock band influenced by Yes, The Rolling Stones, The Doors and others.

Eastern Reign (1997 - 2000)
Pop/punk band that rocked!

Mystique (1998)
Specifically formed for the 'JarreCon98' Jean Michel Jarre Convention held on Sun 23 Aug 1998 at the Guildhall, Aston University, Birmingham, UK. The band performed a fantastic live collection of Jarre’s music to a spectacular backdrop of lights and specially-designed graphics. The six-piece band began rehearsing in October '97.

Chamak (2002)
Short lived bhangra band that won 'Best Bhangra band' at the 2002 Asian Song Contest, Birmingham Symphony Hall, UK.

The Wild Things (>2000 - 2008)
The best 60's music tribute band in the south fronted by the former original bass player of the legendary Troggs, Pete Staples.

Kinesis 4 (2000 - to date)
Prog/blues/folk/classic rock.

Hybrid 6.0 (>Jun 2012 - Dec 2014)
Industrial punk band incorporating guitars and synthesiers.

Zen Juddhism (2015 - to date)
Indie/melodic rock.

South Coast Beats (2017)
Short lived bhangra band whichincluded some members of bhangra band Inaam. Performed at the 2017 Southampton Mela.

Bateria BraSoc samba drummers (>Oct 2018 - to date)
Playing the traditional Rio style samba grooves at local festivals. Also performing with the reknowned Paraiso troup at national festivals.

The Sinking Brass Band (>Jan 2019 - to date)
Funky brass, wind and percussion street band playing original material and groovey covers.

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