Badiaa Bouhrizi: Articulating the Alternative We Seek

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

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”.

Dandin Show: Tarab

Classic stylings inform the latest episode of the Dandin Show.

Ableton and Pie Are Squared – 74 ways to make an...

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

Bikya the beginning of it all

Stalwarts of the Egyptian electronic music scene, Bikya are one of the most respected bands around.

Analogue Electronica: Abadir vs El-Sayed

Grounded in the world of synth, there's a lot to respect about the music of Rami Abadir and Mostafa El-Sayed in terms of approach and what they're trying to do.

Musikraum: Creating Music Spaces in the Arab World

The 2017 edition of the Hamburg Kitchen Sessions kicks off in conjunction with the Goethe-Institut.

The Dandin Show

In the spirit of similitude comes the Dandin Show, an audio show where we introduce a selection of tracks found on the website to an English-speaking audience.

BLUFRANK

A little funk, a dash of soul, a dollop of a groovy beat on top feel good summer vibes and you get the producer known as BLUFRANK.

Writers Series: Night Thirst by Sherif Abdel Samad

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The second instalment of the Writers Series is an excerpt from the novel Night Thirst by Sherif Abdel Samad.

Borderlands – Naima Shalhoub & The NAMENA Project

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Lebanese-American singer Naima Shalhoub released her new EP 'Borderlands' as part of the NAMENA Project in Beirut. The EP follows her 2015 debut album...

Video: The Out Of Nations Story

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See the story of the Berlin-based band, a veritable potpourri of nationalities and styles.
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