Abdoujaparov

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This article is about a band. For the professional cyclist, see Djamolidine Abdoujaparov.
Abdoujaparov
Abdoujaparov performing in Hamburg at the Knust (Halloween 2008).jpg
Abdoujaparov in concert (31 October 2008, Hamburg)
Background information
Origin London, England
Genres Post-punk
Alternative rock
Years active 1998–present
Labels Spinach
Pop Gun
Associated acts Carter USM
iDou
The Fades
Website abdou.co.uk
Members Les Carter
Richy Crockford
Jonny Banard

Abdoujaparov is a punk band formed on 19 October 1998 by ex-Carter USM guitarist Les Carter (aka Fruitbat). Abdoujaparov's musical foundation is in 1977 punk rock.[1]

Four EPs, a single and two albums have been released on Spinach Records. A compilation CD featuring tracks from the first 3 EPs was released by Pop Gun in Australia. The band has toured the UK, Germany, Australia and America.[2]

Les and guitarist Richy Crockford have also recorded and toured under the name iDou, which consists of the two playing guitars over a backing track supplied by an iPod Shuffle.[3]

The band is named after a professional cyclist Djamolidine Abdoujaparov, from Uzbekistan.[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums

  • Air Odeon Disco Pub (2002) [4]
  • Cycle Riot History Gang (2007)

Singles / EPs

  • "Punk Confetti" (1998)
  • "Maria's Umbrella" (1999)
  • "Baby Food" (1999)
  • "Just Shut Up" (2000)
  • "Emergency Medical Hologram" (2001)
  • "Well Oiled" (2003)
  • "Ultra Cool" (2005)

Misc

  • Djamolidine (1999)
  • Live At The Astoria (2002)
  • Free Bonus CD (2002)
  • Cycle Riot History Gang Bonus Disk (2007)

iDou

  • Perfect Hands (2006)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Carlson, Dean. "Abdoujaparov Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 11 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Abdoujaparov Gigography, Tour History". Songkick. Retrieved 11 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Hubbard, Michael (18 February 2006). "The Frank and Walters + Hybrasil @ Islington Bar Academy, London". musicOMH. Retrieved 11 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Carlson, Dean. "Air Odeon Disco Pub - Abdoujaparov". Allmusic. Retrieved 11 December 2011. 

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