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Abdoujaparov in concert (31 October 2008, Hamburg)
Abdoujaparov in concert (31 October 2008, Hamburg)
Background information
OriginLondon, England
Alternative rock
Years active1998–present
Pop Gun
MembersLes Carter
Richy Crockford
Jon Barnard

Abdoujaparov are 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]

Eight EPs, two singles and four albums have been released so far. 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 composed the song Pop Pop Pop for the 2004 video game Airburst Extreme.[4] and Les and Richy wrote the music featured in the Xbox live arcade game TotemBall.

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



  • Air Odeon Disco Pub (2002)[5]
  • Cycle Riot History Gang (2007)
  • Seaside Arcade Bingo Patrol (2014)
  • Race Home Grow Love (2021)


  • Punk Confetti (1998)
  • Maria's Umbrella (1999)
  • Baby Food (1999)
  • Just Shut Up! (2000)
  • Emergency Medical Hologram (2001)
  • Well Oiled (2003)
  • Ultra Cool (2005)
  • Uncle Fruity (2013)


  • Murder (on Dalberg Rd)
  • Emergency Medical Hologram (2001)


  • Djamolidine (1999)
  • Live at the Astoria (2002)
  • Free Bonus CD (2002)
  • Cycle Riot History Gang Bonus Disk (2007)
  • Rock Space Bingo Beaver (2014)


  • Perfect Hands (2006)


  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. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2011.
  4. ^ "Strange Flavour Ltd".
  5. ^ Carlson, Dean. "Air Odeon Disco Pub - Abdoujaparov". AllMusic. Retrieved 11 December 2011.

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