Tag Archives: Sufi

Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #91

Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #91

Nightshop episode for January via Radio Campus Bxl, Rhythm Passport & Groovalizacion Radio with +3 hours of new global sounds, starting with a coladeira song from Cabo Verde and Turkish folk. Our albums of the month take us to sufi meditation raga’s via Tahir Qawwal, Portuguese Arabic & Sephardic jazz...
Interview: Mentrix – In Search of Your Voice (June 2020)

Interview: Mentrix – In Search of Your Voice (June 2020)

This year there have been debut albums, and then there has been My Enemy, My Love by Mentrix (née Samar Rad). From sacred electronica à la Aisha Devi rubbing shoulders with The Master Musicians of Joujouka to music videos that were Sufi-versions of M.I.A.’s ‘Bad Girls’, everything indicated a singular...
Event Review: Womad 2017 (Malmesbury, 30th July 2017)

Event Review: Womad 2017 (Malmesbury, 30th July 2017)

This year, we only got a glimpse of the music bonanza offered by the Womad UK weekend. Our stay in Malmesbury consisted of a hit-and-run or a ‘toccata-and-fugue’, in-keeping with the musical topic, and saw us pay a visit to Charlton Park on the last day of the event. Still,...