Tag Archives: Middle Eastern

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...
Rhythm Passport Free Compilation – Vol. 57 – February 2021

Rhythm Passport Free Compilation – Vol. 57 – February 2021

Preview of the album:   This Album is no longer available however if you want to receive exclusive access to a free album like this each month just sign up to our monthly newsletter by filling in the form below:   [chimpy_form forms=”1]   Track List: Las Cafeteras feat. Sa-Roc, QVLN, Mega Ran & Boog Brown...
Daily Discovery: Yousef Kekhia – Hal Ard Lamin? (UNDERHER Remix)

Daily Discovery: Yousef Kekhia – Hal Ard Lamin? (UNDERHER Remix)

Levant-focussed label Souq Records gathered together five DJs and producers to “re-interpret five electronic folk songs” extracted from Monologue, the debut album by Syrian singer/songwriter and composer Yousef Kekhia.   “The task was a challenge, for Kekhia’s songs are deeply personal, kindled by his post-Syrian civil war experiences. Niklas Paschburg,...
Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #79

Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #79

December show to close a tough year that 2020 was, with three hours of new global sounds. Four songs of the day from jazz to Turkish rock, psychedelic cumbia and downtempo. Our albums of the month start with Brussels vocal folk trio Las Lloronas (Muziekpublique) followed by high atlas Amazigh...