A Heavenly Mesh of the Palestinian and the Portuguese

Palestinian chanteuse joins forces with Portuguese musicians to create new exciting project.

Distorshy in Full Effect – The First Egyptian Guitar Pedal

Taking a look at the first Egyptian-made guitar pedal, the Distorshy and the team behind it at NMR Pedals.

The Rap Music of Lebanon’s ‘You Stink’ Movement

On the Hip Hop songs inspired by the You Stink movement in Lebanon.

Pie Are Squared – 74 ways to make the album Lucciole

On the Ableton-inspired process of making the album Lucciole by Pie Are Squared.

Up-and-Comers Series: Alternative / Electronic musicians

Our picks for the stars of the future in the fields of alternative and electronic music.

The Chikatura: A Unique Voice for Progressive Rock

Alexandrian musician The Chikatura is an artist full of talent and promise.

Badiaa Bouhrizi: Articulating the Alternative We Seek

A first-hand account of coming across the music of Tunisian artist Badiaa Bouhrizi.

From Gilberto Gil to Nile Project, Dina El Wedidi Powers On

The star of Dina El Wedidi continues to rise.

Taking Electro-Chaabi Music to the Online World

On the music known as Electro-Chaabi and one of it's earliest champions.

We Promise You An Operetta

The turmoil of the past year has produced its own mawkish soundtrack, a genre of music rather grandiosely called “operettas”.

Watching Music: The Latest Indie Videos

Music videos of the Middle East released around the turn of 2017.

Two Years of Live Performances from the Heart of Downtown Cairo

We take a look at some of the best performances to have taken place at the Room Art Space venue in the heart of downtown Cairo.
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