March 2008
Martin Savale
aka Babu Stormz

Bass player for Asian Dub Foundation
Martin's Sun Sign
Scorpio 24th Oct

News on ADF
They have a new album and an upcoming tour in Japan. The Album is called Punkara and includes collaborations with Iggy Pop & Gogol Bordello. The new video of the single, Burning Fence from the album is up on
http://www.myspace.com/asiandubfoundationuk

Interesting Bands
He recently saw Orion Arm at the Buffalo Bar
http://www.myspace.com/orionarm
Also Hella
http://www.myspace.com/hellaband

Music Influences
Hendrix, Bob Marley, Beefheart, John Lee Hooker, Robert Johnston, Sly and the Family Stone, and Jah Wobble. Martin feels the spirituality in Bob Marley's music. In Hendrix he hears notes coming out with no restrictions. Beefheart he described as the 'Pure Artist'. He also likes early punk especially songs like 'Happy House' by Siouxsie The Banshies, early Talking Heads, and Gang of Four.

Films
Brother from another Planet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki
The_Brother_from_Another_Planet


Hearts of Darkness A Filmaker's Apocalypse
http://imdb.com/title/tt0102015/

Taxi Driver & Early Robert De Niro

Pan's Labyrinith
http://www.panslabyrinth.com/

Book Papillion Henri Charrier
http://www.roadjunky.com/article/705/papillon-by-henri-charriere
martin savale and banksy
martin savale on bike
martin savale in studio
Asian Dub Foundation Burning Fence
Asian Dub Foundation Burning Fence