But his bass-loving heart really pumps for his own Surya Dub Crew, which includes DJs Kush Arora, Amar, Ripley, Kid Kameleon, Jimmy Love, Ross Hog, and Neta, along with MC Daddy Frank and VJ Ohashi.
"For our anniversary celebration we're presenting a huge coalition of local artists called the Bay Area Dubwize Soundclash, featuring J-Boogie, the Antiserum, Sam Supa, and Emcee Child," Maneesh wrote. "We wanted to book some UK and European guests, too," he added sheepishly, "but they'd rather be earning euros. Can't say I blame them, really. Underground music here is a far ways from being as economically viable as it is in Europe."
Maybe the International Monetary Fund oughta launch an underground-nightlife development program.
SURYA DUB ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Jan. 26, 9 p.m.4 a.m., $10
60 Sixth St., SF