Tag Archives: Syria

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: Rhythm Passport On Air w/ TootArd (August 2020)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air w/ TootArd (August 2020)

There’s no doubt that, since last time we met them two years ago, the Nakhleh brothers have grown up, changed and arguably matured. Musically, they sound like two different people. As much as TootArd, the group they founded in Majdal Shams (their hometown on the Golan Heights) in 2010, sounds...