Tag Archives: Middle Eastern

Preview: Hafla! @ The Post Bar (London; Friday 12th November 2021)

Preview: Hafla! @ The Post Bar (London; Friday 12th November 2021)

There’s a new music series in town! Aptly named Hafla, the new University of Tropical Sounds‘ residency at The Post Bar in Tottenham will thoroughly embody its meaning (get-together in Arabic) welcoming musicians, DJs, jammers and gig-goers at large for a night inspired by sounds from the Mediterranean shores wherever...
Visions of Sound (May 2021)

Visions of Sound (May 2021)

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Daily Discovery: Habibi Funk // حبيبي فنك : Rogér Fakhr – Gone Away Again (Lebanon, late 1970s)

Daily Discovery: Habibi Funk // حبيبي فنك : Rogér Fakhr – Gone Away Again (Lebanon, late 1970s)

Berlin-based label Habibi Funk recently enriched its remarkable collection of Middle-Eastern and North African releases with Fine Anyway, a gem dedicated to influential Lebanese guitarist and singer/songwriter Rogér Fakhr.   You can find more info and the story behind the project following this link: https://habibifunkrecords.bandcamp.com/album/habibi-funk-016-fine-anyway-2  
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #489 – Afro-Colombian Take-Over

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #489 – Afro-Colombian Take-Over

Plenty of Afro-Colombian music on Radio Mukambo this week. Starting with the marimba and percussion driven Batea, debut album by Bejuco, a powerful band rooted in the Colombian Pacific with a fresh and contemporary feeling. We also listen to a new single by Abelardo Carbono x Meridian Brothers and a...
Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #105 – Rhythm Passport

Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #105 – Rhythm Passport

This Corona stuff really sucks ey! Since we might all be bound by borders for a while, we’d like to come together and share some happiness in the shape of a playlist or mix! In the next days and weeks, check out Safe & Sounds, where we will figuratively introduce you...
Mix: Rhythm Passport x EoL Radio (March 2021)

Mix: Rhythm Passport x EoL Radio (March 2021)

Some weeks ago, DJ, selector, producer and good friend of Rhythm Passport Black Lulu asked us to prepare a two-hour “Oriental music” selection for his show on Tel Aviv-based Eol Radio… and so we did. Listen in and accompany us on a journey through the Arab music world, from Algerian...