Tag Archives: TootArd

Podcast: DanDana Special with Rasha Nahas (February 2021)

Podcast: DanDana Special with Rasha Nahas (February 2021)

On top of the high mountains of Haifa, by the Mediterranean sea there lies a vibrant scene of Palestinian music, from which singer songwriter Rasha Nahas emerged. With her guitar and poetic voice, Rasha’s music talks about the personal, political, space, movement and emotions. On the eve before the release...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air w/ TootArd (August 2020)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air w/ 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...
Event Review: TootArd @ Rich Mix (London; 31st January 2018)   

Event Review: TootArd @ Rich Mix (London; 31st January 2018)  

There are hardly any better ways with which to illustrate the concept of ‘upbeat’ than by narrating a TootArd show. The band, hailing from the Golan Heights, with its heartening music, are the best answer to the decades of political troubles and social struggles burdening the region, and one of...
Interview: TootArd – Playing on the Borders (January 2018)

Interview: TootArd – Playing on the Borders (January 2018)

Politics is intrinsic to the Golan Heights landscape. The region, disputed by Syria and Israel since the mid-1960s, lingers in an unresolved state, which influences its people’s everyday life, culture, and music. That is why, even if you do not want to be meddled and muddled with politics, you inevitably...
Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 10+ Albums)

Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 10+ Albums)

We thought about songs, but we couldn’t avoid doing justice to albums too and pointing out what excited us most in 2017. We decided to limit ourselves to 10 LPs already featured on Rhythm Passport, plus some more “personal” recommendations. …and even though people are saying that they don’t make music...
Get an exclusive FREE compilation album each month compiled by us
Just sign up to our FREE monthly newsletter
Your e-mail address will not be passed on to anyone!
Never display this again