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Playlist: Beats from Beirut (September 2020)

Playlist: Beats from Beirut (September 2020)

Beirut, a city known for one of the most vibrant music scenes in the Middle East, was left clad in dark smoke, shattered glass and rocked by a devastating explosion exactly 40 days to the day. Ashrafieh, Gemmayze and Karantina, the neighborhoods that are home to many, including the majority...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – TootArd (August 2020)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – TootArd (August 2020)

There’s no doubt that, since last time we met them two years ago, the Nakhleh brothers have grown up, changed and arguably matured. Musically, they sound like two different people. As much as TootArd, the group they founded in Majdal Shams (their hometown on the Golan Heights) in 2010, sounds...
Hit The Road Music Studio: Lala Tamar

Hit The Road Music Studio: Lala Tamar

We are excited to host a new monthly section on Rhythm Passport curated by the nice people, travellers at heart and music lovers at Hit The Road Music Studio.  In 2018, they hit the road from Poland to Morocco on their “magic bus”, a fully equipped caravan with professional studio recording...
Interview: Mentrix – In Search of Your Voice (June 2020)

Interview: Mentrix – In Search of Your Voice (June 2020)

This year there have been debut albums, and then there has been My Enemy, My Love by Mentrix (née Samar Rad). From sacred electronica à la Aisha Devi rubbing shoulders with The Master Musicians of Joujouka to music videos that were Sufi-versions of M.I.A.’s ‘Bad Girls’, everything indicated a singular...
LIVE: Middle East & North Africa Livestream Special

LIVE: Middle East & North Africa Livestream Special

Spend the afternoon with us flowing between North African and the Middle Eastern sounds. We will join the University of Tropical Sound in a sonic journey indulging in vibes and rhythms from the Maghreb, Arabian Peninsula and the Levant. From 2PM till 7PM on our Facebook page, we will have...
News: Explore the “Berlin Bazzar” (June 2020)

News: Explore the “Berlin Bazzar” (June 2020)

We are always happy to spread the word about new “global” realities and projects whenever we can because it’s always a blessing when new ones spring up enlivening the interest in a particular region of the world with their passion and dedication. Berlin Bazzar, which has launched its first issue...
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