Sat 24.07 > Rebel Up @ Giraffes & Penguins Open air park fest, Microb stage, Park Tour & Taxis, Bxl

Time to meet again this saturday afternoon, in open air & good global sounds!

Let’s dance together at one of the best nature spots in Brussels, the Microb’ stage in the Tour&Taxis park ! FB event

A bunch of wild DJ’s is ready to treat your feet & ears, lineup & timetable:

Microb’ stage
15:00 Didi (Tropical DJipsies)
16:00 Mango (Baobab Utd.)
17:00 Illia Selecta
18:00 Le Grand Méchant Loop
19:00 Rebel Up Sebcat
20:00 Purple Samba


Parckfarm Serre bar
17:00 Live music jam

Also vegetarian food at Parckfarm from 17:00 onwards.

This is a free open air event. Bring your own food and drinks if you like. You can also find all your thirsty or yummy needs at Parckfarm, Brasserie de la Senne or Tour & Taxis. Please respect the Covid-19 measures to stay safe and keep the police away !

Some little guidelines >
*if police comes, please keep 1,5m distance from each other
*please help keep the park clean and throw your trash in the bins
*good vibes & sweet dance moves


Friday 25.06 > Rebel Up action, vinyl dj set @ Kiosque Bois de la Cambre + Giraffes & Penguins mixtape 48FM radio

Hello all!

Friday 25.06 we got an evening outdoor event + 2 hour mixtape on the radio.

From 19.00 – 23.00, Rebel Up & Friends vinyl session at Kiosque Bois de la Cambre, with SebCat, Didi of Tropical DJipsies, Drache Musicale and Bongo Hi-Fi.
Expect global, tropical and summer sounds.

Come and have a drink, also dinner is possible!
You can find the kiosk at the Champ du Vert Chasseur side in the middle of the Bois de la Cambre. Find your route here.

And for those staying home or wanting to listen from elsewhere >>>
from 22.00 until midnight a pre-recorded Giraffes & Penguins mixtape will be on air at Liege radio station 48FM, with selections by Rebel Up SebCat, Didi of Tropical DJipsies and Drache Musicale.

You can listen to the FM or streaming, tune in via the web player of 48FM.

new Rebel Up Nightshop #85 June online

Hello all,

Our latest Nightshop show for June 2021 is online. 3 hours of new global sounds and releases for the worldwide scene. 4 songs of the day from Colombia to Martinique and Colombia-meets-Brazil and a Palestinian song. Our albums of the month first take us to Africa with folk sounds from the Comores islands on Glitterbeat, southern Moroccan Amazigh blues music by Hassan Wargui (Hive Mind), Mdou Moctar’s tamashek rock album (Matador), Les Pythons de la Fournaise and their maloya & sega sounds (Catapulte) and Brussels female duo Mazima and their modern afropop children songs. Some strong jazz, afrobeat & afro cuban funk by Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble (Rebel Up) and a Jamie Branch live album in fiery jazz mood (International Anthem) In a more tropical mood with the roots-dub-cumbia by Krak In Dub (Galletas Calientes) and the compilation Club Coco selected by Coco Maria with lots of new latin artists and EP by Cameroon producer Nkom Bivoué in afrohouse and bass sounds. Tune in via mixcloud, all info & tracklisting can be found there 🙂

Rebel Up Nightshop + Kiosk Radio session for May

Rebel Up Nightshop show for May, via Radio Campus Bruxelles & Rhythm Passport, 10 albums of the month from Mali to Congo, Colombia, Mauritania, Egypt and more!
Tune in >>>

and last thursday a Rebel Up & Friends session with SebCat & Didi at Kiosk Radio.
2 hours of eclectic music, from global sounds to jazz, electronics and more. also a Festa Afro Tuga moment in the 2nd hour. Listen below >>>

Rebel Up radio / videostream show at BRUZZ radio 04.05.21

On 4 May we did a live videochat interview with Congolese musician Jupier Bokondji of band Jupiter & Okwess in Kinshasa about their new album ‘Na Kozonga’ (Everloving Records) and an interview with Lebanon producer Chahine (Out Of Nations) and filmmaker Hassan El Khatib about a critical political song/video. Also tunes by Malian blues master Samba Touré and a new ecological EP by German jazz band Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble, a fundraiser for a reforestation project in Bahia, Brazil.

see tracklist in video info or on audio link

support the artists!
https://samba-toure.bandcamp.com/album/binga
https://jupiterokwess.bandcamp.com/album/na-kozonga
https://muitokaballa.bandcamp.com/album/curupira-ep
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5Z12-yox_4

Audio podcast on Mixcloud

‘Making of Mamari’ mini documentary for upcoming 2LP album

Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble is very happy to show you the ‘Making of Mamari‘. German videomaker Denis Eickmeier followed them into the recording studio and produced this little video, which really captures the vibe of the recording time and gives some insights in how the album and the Muito Kaballa project evolved. Love goes out to Ingo Hermes for the beautiful cover art and layout!

1st single ‘Mamari’ is out now and available on most platforms (check our bandcamp), 2nd single ‘Curupira’ releases on 24.04 and the 2LP album will launch on 29.05 on Rebel Up Records, as well as followed by an electronic remixes by Euro & Afro producers in the early summer.