Thu 4 August > Rebel Up! Soundclash summer night @ Bonnefooi Bxl

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This Thursday 4 Aug, our Rebel Up! Soundclash night in Bonnefooi,
with 2 special guests from Argentina & Colombia with Barrio Lindo (AR) & Ephniko (CO).

It will be their first time playing in Brussels, for a late night session into afro latino & electro folklore flavours!

Barrio Lindo is the project of Augustine Rivaldo, luthier by trade. In 2012, after a stay of three years in Colombia, Augustine decided to explore the world of digital music influenced by South American folklore. It all begin after he participated in a workshop production of musical guided by fellow Argentinian musician Pedro Canale a.k.a. Chancha via Circuito (Crammed / Wonderwheel). Since then he has released two EP via Bad Panda Records: “Free” (Ep, 2013) “Respiratory System” (EP 2012) and a LP published by the Project label: “Mooncircle” (2014) in double cassette & vinyl format. He has also made two EPs in collaboration with Argentinian producer Barda and English producer El Buho called “History of Color” recently published by ZZK Records. He has performed in venues and festivals in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, Brazil and the United States and will now play Brussels for the 1st time

Ephniko hails from Barranquilla, Colombia, via Miami, Ephniko is an emcee, songwriter, global funk selector and producer whose music is rooted in the repetitive groove of hiphop and bass while expanding into the unpredictably eclectic. As a selector Ephniko moves crowds by combining African roots music from around the world with the electromechanical vibrations of the first world inner cities where he found his musical voice. He baptized his style of global dance as “Soundcocho.” He has performed in multiple festivals and concerts from Miami, Caracas, New York City and San Francisco to Capetown and Thailand.

Rebel Up! SebCat is originator of the local Rebel Up! crew who bring the underground global flavour to Brussels nightlife in all global dance styles possible. Host of the night and he will surf the soundwaves from everywhere to neverthere. Just 1 night before Rebel Up’s appearance at Esperanzah festival, SebCat is always ready to play Bonnefooi for those who love the throbbing heartbeat of folklore mashed with electronics.

more info > FB event

from 22:00 onwards…

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Thu 2 June > Rebel Up! SebCat @ AfroFrite Session, Swan Bar Bxl (FREE!)


This thursday > Afro Latino jam session, °° Acid Special Edition °°  (FREE IN!)
La tercera es la vencida !

with band session & Rebel Up! SebCat to warm up & afterparty….

from 20h
@Swan Bar, St Gery, Bxl
FB event here

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Rebel Up! SebCat @ Groenevalleifeest, Gent (free in!)


Saturday in Gent > free festival all afternoon & evening in Groenevalleipark (near Brugse Poort) with Radio Martiko dj’s.

Around 20h, Rebel Up! SebCat will play a special Peruvian dj set with original 45’s & LP’s, from huayno folk to guaracha, boogaloo, festejo, cumbia and chicha! All sounds 100% Peruvian 🙂

Free in,
see FB event here.

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Sat 23 April > Rebel Up! @ KICKtapAss Soundystem party, Bxl


this Saturday, party in the awesome KICKtapAss taapas bar, for celebrating the installation of their new soundsystem!

with DJ’s Rebel Up! SebCat, Silver Canary DJ’s and El Gato Callejero.


FB Event
from 21h – 3am

Rue de Laeken 54
1000 Bxl

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Thu 17 Dec > Rebel Up! SebCat @ Melting label night, Bonnefooi w/ Kognitif, IL:LO, Moderator & Beats & Culture

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This thursday > >

Melting Records is a fresh independent record label from a team of music diggers from Greece and France. The label consists of people with different musical background and with a common passion for quality beats.

Kognitif (FR)
one of the most promising artists of the French underground hip hop scene, is visiting Brussels for one and only performance in Bonnefooi. His show will be a musical journey consisting of funky/jazzy beats to dark instrumental hip hop. His last album with Melting Records ‘My Space World’ (12’ vinyl) was a top seller in Berlin, Vienna, Brussels and Athens, while his latest album ‘Soul Food’ hits the top charts of Bandcamp.

Moderator (GR)
is a new talented Greek beatmaker with releases in the London based label Cult Classic Records. His last album ‘The World Within’ hit the top in charts of Bandcamp and fastly became the label’s top selling album. ‘The World Within’ is a trip from lounge-cinematic beats to all kinds of experimental hip hop styles.

il:lo (FR)
is a band consisted by 3 persons, 2 DJs and 1 trumpet player, releasing their music in the Belgium based label DLoaw & Co. They take their inspiration from their travels and take the names of their tracks from the towns they have visited. And so they came up with the title Places, a coming together of six destinations, six atmospheres: from the Italian village of Marta to call Imprenta in Granada. Il:lo’s sound is a blend of acoustic and synthetic melodies. Difficult to categorise, it could well be perceived as heavy as it is light, with its sombre bass lines as well as floaty brass tones.

Beats & Culture (GR)
is a YouTube channel owned by a Greek music digger promoting various styles of music such as Breaks, mashups, remix, hip hop, downbeat, jazz, swing, and tropical beats. He begun diggin beats-music back in 2008. His love in music can reach him listening reggae, dub, gypsy, klezmer and so goes on. Moreover, he is a member of the Greek-French record label called Melting Records.

+ Melting Records dj set (GR)
Support & eclectic global party sounds by Rebel Up! SebCat

@ Bonnefooi, BXL
just 3€ in (most of the artists travelled all the way from Athens for you!!!) 🙂

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Fri 20 Nov > Rebel Up! LeBlanc @ Pantropical, WORM, Rotterdam w/ Oscilador Bass (MX), Sonido Martines (AR), No Munchi (NL/DO)+ live percussion

Pantropical: tropical party night in Rotterdam with cumbia, latin bass, & more!

On the back of our Pan-Afro futuristic October edition, we turn our focus on chunky Latin American sounds; Cumbia (vintage/nu, Chicha, Sonidera, Villera), Latin Bass, and a pinch of bachata and merengue.

OSCILADOR BASS (MX | latin bass mexico)
This friendly Cumbia-bot has housewives and washing machines alike obsessing over him all across Latin America. Now his mission is to make crowds in the rest of the world follow suit during its upcoming EU / Asia trek. Oscilador Bass is all about creating the hottest Latin Bass, expertly mixing güiro rasps, cowbells and congas with the best spatial sound, all assembled with mucho amor in Mexico!

Sonido Martines is the Argentine figurehead of the South American cumbia scenes. In his dj mixes, Argentine and Colombian Cumbia meet vintage Vallenato and Chicha, and Dub hits upon electronic music. He is a tireless seeker of lost vinyl records and remixer of Cumbia classics, shaking up the dancefloors with a wide selection of tropical music from all over Latin America. His DJ sets feature a wide array of vintage psychedelic cumbia and other tropical beat music, almost doubling as history lessons.

LEBLANC (BE | Rebel Up! / Pantropical)
Last seen & heard in February deconstructing the dancefloor at Pantropical with Pinchado and DØG. LeBlanc is one of the most pleasantly obsessed and knowledgeable purveyors of Non-western, tropical music for the Benelux. Together with Rebel Up! / Nightshop’s Sebcat he’s the co-curator for many great tropical events in Brussels (Recyclart, Beursschouwburg, Les Ateliers Claus, Bonnefooi etc.), and co-hosts the Nightshop radioshow on Radio Campus. Despite the dizzying number of subgenres LeBlanc uses for his DJ mixes, they’re always focused and highly dancable. Tonight’s set will include digital cumbia, dancehall, reggaeton and other global bass.

Spins his fave vintage Dominican tunes, including Bachata, Merengue, and Palo; reverb and effect drenched, to make things a bit more compatible with the other sounds on offer on this night.

CHRIS BRUINING (NL) & NIQUE QUENTIN (DE) – live percussion
The DJ sets will be spiced up with skilful live percussion played by Rotterdam based percussionists Chris Bruining (Gallowstreet, La Banda Fantastica), and Nique Quentin (Los Paja Brava / Doktor Schnitt). Chris recently played live with Dick El Demasiado at Pantropical in September.

@ Worm – Boomgaardsstraat 71, Rotterdam
23:00 – 05:00 | presale: 7€ / door: 8€

FB event here + WORM site.

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Sat 3 Oct > Rebel Up! @ NUIT BLANCHE, La Tentation, Bxl


Rebel Up! plays at Nuit Blanche afterparty in La Tentation, all night long!
This night is organised as a *carte blanche* by the El Pulpo collective that Rebel Up! is part of. Expect a wild night of global sounds in all colours, Africa, Latino, Mediterranean, Balkan, Arabic and more, from ethnic & roots to electronic styles.

with Rebel Up! dj’s & special guest dj Gaetano Dub (Liege).

check FB event or see all info here.

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