Brighton native Sanj Sen, known as Indian Ropeman, took his stage name from a '60s tune by Julie Driscoll. Ropeman has toured often, performing at clubs and festivals, appearing with British hip-hop groups as well as indie-rock bands. His sound has been described as a heady mixture of Indian-influenced breakbeat, sitar funk, hip-hop, and dance. Ropeman, with his expertise with synths, sequencers, and samplers, has released a number of singles under the Skint Records label, such as "Dog in the Piano," "66 Meters," and "Sunshine of Your Love." At times he also uses the backup of a scratch DJ, a drummer, and a guitarist. In 1999, Ropeman released his debut album, Elephant Sound. The bass-heavy LP showcases tracks like "Dominant Tonic," "Stand Clear," and "Your Own Enemy."
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Brighton native Sanj Sen, known as Indian Ropeman, took his stage name from a '60s tune by Julie Driscoll. Ropeman has toured often, performing at clubs and festivals, appearing with British hip-hop groups as well as indie-rock bands. His sound has been described as a heady mixture of Indian-influenced breakbeat, sitar funk, hip-hop, and dance. Ropeman, with his expertise with synths, sequencers, and samplers, has released a number of singles under the Skint Records label, such as "Dog in the Piano," "66 Meters," and "Sunshine of Your Love." At times he also uses the backup of a scratch DJ, a drummer, and a guitarist. In 1999, Ropeman released his debut album, Elephant Sound. The bass-heavy LP showcases tracks like "Dominant Tonic," "Stand Clear," and "Your Own Enemy."