equal-1 -started his musical career listening to studio 1 growing up in Islington North London with a West Indies heritage naturally leading to an interest in global based music, a journey that has taken him from North London to Japan, New York, and Jamaica. Part of the burgeoning Asian Underground in the 90's working with Talvin Singh and hosting a regular night as part of the Anokha sound system at the Blue Note in Hoxton Square in the late nineties, where luminaries such as Bjork, Simon le Bon, and Lee Scratch Perry rubbed shoulders. Nitin Sawney was an early mentor for equali with music published on Island records. He has been cooking up a sound with ingredients from all these flavours which can now be heard on the new music launching this year.
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