Tag Archives: North African

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...
Musical Road to Womex: Al Bilali Soudan

Musical Road to Womex: Al Bilali Soudan

Our Musical Road to Womex section couldn’t debut in a more appropriate way than featuring and presenting you to a one-of-a-kind ensemble passionately and reverently bringing forward their century-old music tradition and spreading it “from the edge of the Sahara desert” to the world.  We are talking about the Malian...
Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #85

Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #85

Nightshop show for June 2021 via Radio Campus Bxl, Rhythm Passport & Groovalizacion Radio with 3 hours of new global sounds. 4 songs of the day from Colombia to Martinique and Colombia-meets-Brazil and a Palestinian song. Our albums of the month first take us to Africa, with folk sounds from...
Your Ticket to… 2020 (in 20+1 Albums)

Your Ticket to… 2020 (in 20+1 Albums)

Hard to believe that such a dire and dramatic year could inspire such an abundance of remarkable albums. Or maybe, on the contrary, the multitude of emotions sparked by the pandemic and our new life’s circumstances might have been the main reasons why musicians were able to write, record and...
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...