Sat 13 June > Rebel Up! SebCat @ Out Loud night, Beursschouwburg, Bxl w/ Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant (UK/FR) &Mocambo (BR/BE)

Hello Brussels!

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This saturday a sweet night at Beursschouwburg together with kunstencenter De Vooruit from Ghent as part of the yearly Out Loud festival.
British afropunk-poppers Zun Zun Egui sadly had to cancel their show, but Rebel Up! helped arranging some fine replacements for them, 2 bands even, yay!

We´re proud to present French-British outfit Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant and local Brussels & Ghent afro-heroes Mocambo to fill this night with their special global sounds.

Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant specialises in all global styles with a heavy psychedelic sauce. They bring together world rhythms and moody cinematic moments playing blues and dance pieces, with notable influences from Congolese Soukous, African highlife, Ethiopian jazz, cumbia, séga and a whiff of Middle-East and Turkish Psychedelia to make your head & body spin.


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will shake you up with their heavy Afro-Brazilian & urban Afrobeat rhythms. It´s the project by rapper Le Tagarel and composer Tartaruga and joined by our own Brussels artist Témé Tan and several other master musicians. Their strong sound takes you from Angola to Brasil in many colours and spheres. Get ready to rumble with this wild band!

Before, between & after global tunes from around the world by Rebel Up! SebCat

and oh yes, IT´S FREE IN!!!!!

Schedule:
22:00 Mocambo
23:00 Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant
00:00 DJ SebCat

Info, check BSB site here or FB event.

Thu 25 Sept > Rebel Up! Soundclash invites Chico Correa (BR) @ Bonnefooi Bxl, FREE IN!

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A night of Rootsy Brazilectro coming up thursday 25 sept!

 

Esmeraldo Marques aka Chico Correa, producer, DJ and musician from tropical Nordeste, Paraiba state – in Brazil. He produces albums under the name of Chico Correa & Electronic Band. As a DJ he plays as a live act, mixing sounds from machines in realtime, some sets are performed with a singer and a guitar player, playing eletrosamba stuff and afrobrazilian elements. His productions are always based on Brazilian folk melodies and rhythms such as coco, baiao, samba, carimbó mixed with modern eletronic sounds and audio processing.  Check out these super special swinging mixes by him!

DJ Chico Correa’s 2014 Mix by Sounds And Colours on Mixcloud

Chico Correa’s Future Brazil Roots mixtape by Movimientos on Mixcloud

as always, your local Rebel Up! Soundclash Dj’s Sebcat & Leblanc will support him throughout the night with global sounds from all corners and colours to make you sweat.

!OFFICIAL BRUSSEL BROST AFTERPARTY!

See FB event of Bonnefooi site.
from 22:00 til very late….
FREE IN

@ Bonnefooi bar
Steenstraat 9 Rue des Pierres
1000, BXL

Sat 8 Feb > Rebel Up! Soundclash @ OCCII, A’dam w/ A.J. Holmes (of Hackney Empire, London) & Alex Figueira (Vintage Voudou)

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ahoy folks!

Another Rebel Up! Soundclash night coming up with a sweet line up of afrolicious guests.

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East London musician A.J.Holmes is the founding member & singer of The Hackney Empire band, who play a marriage of afro-pop and soukous paired with traditional pop sensibilities as a serious warm vibe. A.J. learned to play African *palm wine* guitar music from Folo Graff who played with Sierra Leonese legend S.E. Rogie (the king of palm wine guitar music) and from that moment on he got totally sucked into African music which also resulted into co-organising the succesfull Secousse club nights of tropical madness in London together with global electronic duo Radioclit (M.I.A., The Very Best, Amadou & Mariam). On this night he will play a solo palm wine guitar set as warmup, followed by a super special set with guitar & dj decks at the same time for a unique approach of his mixed African sound. We can only say; not to be missed! Listen to his mixtape & songs of what to expect.

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dj Alex Figueira, born in Venezuala with Brazilian roots, has a BIG passion for vinyl; he is the co owner of the Vintage Voudou vinyl shop in A’dam, a grand collector of vintage African and Latin vinyls, runs the Music With Soul label and plays in the bands Fumaça Preta & Conjunto Papa Upa. This passionate spinning man will sure make you bounce & swing with his special delicious selections from the tropics. and oh, it’s his birthday party!!!

Support as ever by your interlocal Rebel Up! dj’swith all kinda fruity & spicy global dance tunes.

A night with vintage & latest dance tunes from Africa, Latin America & Carribean by Rebel Up! dj’s, A.J. Holmes & Alex Figueira!

doors: 22:30
6€ in, profits go to charity!
Brazilian NGO Tiaozinho >  a sports project for children and adolescents in one of the Sao Paulo favela’s
http://www.tiaozinho.org.br/

Sat 8 Feb @ OCCII
Amstelveenseweg 134

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Sat 11 Jan > Rebel Up! Soundclash @ De Vinger, Den Haag

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Back in business for this new year full of promises. At least this next Saturday we’ll make sure you’ll be grooving at Cafe De Vinger. Hot music are welcome in these times and Christmas has been kind on new sound collecting. Get ready for mashing tunes from all around the world. This time the benefit will go to activity project for Brazilian street kids.

SebCat & Palm M will be happy to see you there, with colourful sounds & visuals.
FB event here >

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Brazilian NGO Tiaozinho

During the next 3 months, a sports project for children and adolescents in one of the Sao Paulo favela’s will be organised. The aim is to stimulate social skills, values like team spirit, playing together and fairplay so that the youths can make positive decisions in their future life, but the main goal simply is to just have fun and enjoy themselves. Sports that will feature are football, volleyball & circus techniques and some other activities. Also friendly tournaments will be organised for the children as an end goal to all their sports training and with an incentive for them to invite their family into their playing environment as part of the social process. For this project, they need to raise money to buy sports equipment (balls, nets, clothing etc) and to cover other costs.
www.tiaozinho.org.br

Rebel Up! Soundclash in Den Haag Sat.
11th of January @  Cafe De Vinger
Starts at 21.00

Entrance fee : 3 euro (free entrance before 22.30)

Bagijnestraat 25 (small street right next to the Stadhuis/Bibliotheek building in Spui)

Sat. 29 June > Tropical Boobs Mini Boom party #2 w/ Maga Bo (BR) & MC Teba (SA) @ Bouillon Kube, Bxl (St Gilles)

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Couleur Café might be on this weekend in Brussels, but it’s a not so interesting edition and already finishing around midnight. So it’s time for some rougher world colours in a global dancehall and bass style for a real tropical party till the early morning light! Hosted by the all-female Tropical Boobs crew from Brussels, known from their wild global bass nights, in collaboration with Rebel Up! and Silver Canary. Expect everything from roots dancehall to cumbia, afro styles, folkloric beats, baile funk, trap and bass by these artists & crews >

Maga Bo (BR) & MC Teba (SA); ethnic bass & global dancehall
We’re proud to announce 2 special international guests on our night. Globetrotting producer Maga Bo hails from Rio de Janeiro and is one of the godfathers of the ‘global bass’ sound before the name had even been invented, having worked with artists from all around Africa and Latin America. His recent 2012 album *Quilombo do Future* features a modern Brazilian sound where he merged regional Afro folkloric styles from the Nordeste together with modern electronic dancehall beats, a true futuristic melting pot for the global dancefloor! MC Teba from Cape Town, South Africa, will perform duties on the mic during Maga Bo’s live set. Yep, be warned; it’s gonna be hot, steamy and wild.
http://www.magabo.com/

Silver Canary crew + MC´s > straight up roots
The Silver Canary is a Brussel based Soundsystem consisting of a international crew of dj´s and singers who organise roots nights in Matongé and other venues allover the city. The Canary brings you a deadly cocktail of underground Caribbean-Jamaican music to quench you thirst to dance. Everything from rocksteady up to raggamuffin!
http://silvercanary.blogspot.be/

Rebel Up! dj´s > tropical bounce & cumbia bass
Since 2010, the Rebel Up! crew organises not-for-profit Soundclash parties in Brussels as fundraisers for small NGO´s. These rebels dive into many different local music styles from all around the world, whether it be ethnic, urban or a mash of folk, pop and contemporary electronic dance music. On this night their global sound will be all things uptempo bass & tropical.
https://www.rebelup.org/
http://www.mixcloud.com/Rebel_Uppa

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French dj & organiser of the eclectic wild C pussy nights in Nantes and part of the Tropical Boobs crew. Everything from baile funk, moombahton, trap, bass and beyond.

VJ Groovebox & VJ Brian, all night *tropicalectro* visuals

Also check this article by Benjamin Tollet in the Brussels paper agenda this week. awesome! 🙂

more info > check the FB event here!
23:00 – 5:00
Fee; 3€ before midnight, 4€ after!
@ Bouillon Kube
4 Rue Vlogaert
1060, St Gilles
(metro Porte de Halle/Hallepoort)

Saturday 21st nov @ OCCII, A’dam; Rebel Up! Soundclash *Rio vs Sampa Brazilian cidade clash* w/ Maga Bo(US/BR), DJ Tudo(BR) & Process Rebel (US)

Wahey, next Rebel Up! party coming up!

This one will be a *Rio vs Sampa Brazilian cidade clash*. We will guests from Brazil’s 2 biggest and most famous cities; Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo. Anyone familiar with these cities will know it; these cities are overly vibrant with music, culture and liveliness! For that very same reason they are also each other’s nemesis and created some good old rivalry. The Carioca’s (inhabitants of Rio) think themselves as the most life enjoying people while the Paulista’s (inhabitants of Sampa -or Sao Paulo-) see themselves as the centre of Brazilian culture. Oh dear, but on this night the rivalry will have a delicious taste where Maga Bo and DJ Tudo will be giving their best sounds.

Maga Bo (US/BR/Rio) is the messenger of things exotic, broken and mashed up. expect a live dj set with furious bass line that will wobble on capoeira rhythms. Ever touring the world as a soundman and general globalteer, it will be his 3rd time(!) already at Rebel Up! but it’s always an honour to have him. Both times he played with us, it was a FULL house! Check out his site or myspace for sounds & mixes.

DJ Tudo (BR) hails from Sampa and this is only the first time he comes to Holland! His sound is a varied mix of samba, bossa nova, capoeira , forro and other Brazilian dance styles with some sweet breakbeat and electro bass added for full effect.
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During the night, your faithfull Rebel Up! crew will take care of globetrotting dance sounds, cult spheres and colourfull visuals. We also will be joined by US ex-patriate Process Rebel, living in A’dam nowadays. He’ll bring a full clash of rootsical mashups with a global ‘up yours’ attitude 🙂

We also will have a special photo exhibition by Enno de Jong (A’dam, 1967), who has made an amazing serie about the street Children of São Martinho, Rio. This exhibition is a combined project of 1991 and a recent revisit in 2009. See below the photo of Marina in 1991 & 2009. www.PositiveIndustries.nl

As you know, we dig the charity cause and we have again selected Brazilian organisation IBISS, who do multiple street projects in the Rio area. We’ll go around with a collection box during the night or you can donate at the door!
More info: www.ibiss.info

Saturday 21st nov @ OCCII
(http://www.occii.org/)
Amstelveenseweg 134 (tram #1 (stop Overtoomsesluis) or #2)
doors open 22:30 till late,
6 Euro fee. ~Profit goes to charity~!

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Saturday 24th oct; Rebel Up! Soundclash w/ *live* João Brasil (BR) & DJ’s Andy Moor & de Boer (The Ex/ZEA)

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It’s also Rebel Up! time again @ OCCII
We’re staying in warm South American spheres, going out of Argentina and into tropical Brazil!

João Brasil hails from Rio, but lives in London since a few months. He will play pure tropical electronica from Brasil; baile funk (Rio style hiphop electro), tecnobrega (dancepop from Brasil do Norte) and cut up ‘montagems’ of various Brazilian styles. Que bom!

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