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Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #77

Oh October, three hours of Nightshop global sounds with nine albums of the month. Starting with three songs of the day by Ghorwane (Mozambique), Raul Monsalve y los Forajidos (Venezuela) and Vidock (France). Our albums of the month start with traditional spiritual gnawa music by Maalem Mahmoud Gania (Hive Mind…

Artists: Ammar 808 , Baba Zula , Ghorwane , Gordon Koang , Kaito Winse , Maalem Mahmoud Gania , Raúl Monsalve y los Forajido , Vidock

Album Review: Ammar 808 – Global Control / Invisible Invasion [Glitterbeat Records; September 2020]

Electronic music has always been a soft target for the purists. To use an ex-colleague (jazz guitarist, quelle surprise)’s metaphor, the fundamental difference between a handcrafted armchair and a cheap mass-produced imitation is the latter’s lack of the most universal characteristic known as ‘human element’. Or a human error –…

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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #466 – Invisible Invasion in the Land of Breaks

This week we have two cd’s of the week. Adventures in the Land of Breaks sounds like a hiphop/broken beat soundtrack for an imaginary Tarantino movie, orchestrated by Funky Bijou from France, out on Sterephonk. Global Control / Invisible Invasion is a trip to India and Carnatic singing through bass by Tunisian…

Artists: Ammar 808 , Frankosun and the Family , Funky Bijou , Jujjumusic , Mukambo , Radio Mukambo

Album Review: Ammar 808 – Maghreb United [Glitterbeat Records; June 2018]

Known for its astonishing desertic landscapes and its rich cultural history, the Maghreb is a vast region in North Africa that was once ruled by Berber dynasties under one reign. Nowadays, this land is divided between Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Mauritania and Western Sahara, but nevertheless, their differences are strongly…

Artists: Ammar 808 , Sofyann Ben Youssef

Interview: Sofyann Ben Youssef, Ammar 808 – Terraforming A Pan-Maghrebian Futurism (June 2018)

Sofyann Ben Youssef is not the kind of musician who likes having too much attention on himself. Despite being the master builder and wizard behind the sounds of some of the most exciting North African projects of recent times, you have probably never heard of him. That’s because he likes…

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