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Introducing Hazem B, the latest addition to French-Tunisian label Shouka
Feature
Introducing Hazem B, the latest addition to French‑Tunisian label Shouka

Wielding the influences of the mythical duo Bargou08, the traditional gasba or the powerful Techno culture that rages in the clubs around Tunis, the producer Hazem B, newly signed to Shouka, brings us his new […]

PAM presents: Molotof, plugged-in to Cairo’s flame
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PAM presents: Molotof, plugged‑in to Cairo’s flame

In Cairo, between post-revolutionary disillusionment and the unbridled creativity of its music scene, young electronic producer Molotof tells his story.

Nervous Horizon Vol. 4: a summer trance made in East London 
News
Nervous Horizon Vol. 4: a summer trance made in East London

It’s spring and Nervous Horizon reminds us of the good times of the English clubbing season. With part four of its compilation series, the East London label has put together thirteen tracks you will hear […]

Hassan Abou Alam delivers dark bass music jams on Fasla
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Hassan Abou Alam delivers dark bass music jams on Fasla

After his latest EP on Lisbon’s naive label, rising artist Hassan Abou Alam steps up with a 4-track on Banoffee Pies Records. After a series of works on the likes of naive, Not For Profit […]

Carl Gari & Abdullah Miniawy: some German machinery and an incendiary pen
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Carl Gari & Abdullah Miniawy: some German machinery and an incendiary pen

The Carl Gari & Abdullah Miniawy project – an unlikely alliance between a German electro trio and a fiery Egyptian rapper and poet.

Tasweerah, twelve dark gems from Jawhar
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Tasweerah, twelve dark gems from Jawhar

Jawhar, a Tunisian songwriter based in Belgium, will be releasing Tasweerah on 18th March, his fourth album situated somewhere between dark rock and wistful folk. Read on for further information. If you look somewhere between […]

With the priestesses of zãr
Reportage
With the priestesses of zãr

Long nights of ecstatic singing and dancing, ritual offerings, fiery percussion, and a few tons of incense… PAM takes you right into the heart of Egyptian Zãr – a trance ritual where women are said to be possessed by djinn – surviving in Cairo by grace of its last priestesses.

MUTANT, the rainbow nation’s broken dream
Interview
MUTANT, the rainbow nation’s broken dream

In their new movie MUTANT, premiering October 1st, 8PM SAST and which will also appear as part of the Jozi Film Festival competition with a Q&A, directors Lebogang Rasethaba and Nthato Mokgata portray a volcanic figure of the South African rap scene: Isaac Mutant. Interview.