Saturday 1 December, Rebel Up @ Giraffes & Penguins #12 with Gan Gah, Au Quai, Bxl

A weird-looking caravan is progressing slowly through the desert. The Bedu-Penguins are approaching, followed by dozens of robot giraffes carrying their massive soundsystem. They travel from town to town to spread traditional and futuristic arabic sounds, night after night after night… Soon they will reach their next destination – a wild oasis called Au Quai.
Is it a mirage? Come check it out!

The caravan’s members GAN GAH, Rebel Up Sebcat & Duckfood, Le Grand Méchant Loop and Maria Ilia (video mapping) will shake your hips & bellies all night long!

〰🔅〰 GAN GAH (MA/BE)〰🔅〰
Producer/DJ Gan Gah is set to cause a storm on the music scene
with his melting pot fusion of Electronic music and North-African vibes accompanied by rhythmic beats. Gan Gah edges more into Gnawa and Berbers territory with his music like you’ve never heard before, hypnotising his audiences with dancing spells and creating a movement that no other producer has yet to make. The Moroccan born producer is bringing his childhood Agadir roots into Brussels with his memorable sets, effortlessly gathering unity and culture together through his music. In 2015 he released an album dubbed ‘Souktronics.’ The following year was a big one for Gan Gah as he dropped two albums, ‘Moroccan Affair Remixed’ Featuring Jabo, and ‘Chaâbitronics.’ Gan Gah has performed at Dour festival, Sfinks Mixed Festival and the infamous ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event). Whether it’s with his production skills or DJing, Gan Gah pushes sonic boundaries and envelopes listeners into his universe.

〰🔅〰 Rebel Up SebCat & Duckfood 〰🔅〰
In the Brussels global scene, Rebel Up has become a household name through their party nights of contemporary *world* music and electronic ethnic sounds in Recyclart, Bonnefooi, Brass, Beursschouwburg and other Bxl venues. Rebel Up SebCat & Duckfood selections are colorful and not hampered by any preoccupation about genre. Expect a true Rebel Up trip into global dancefloor depths!

〰🔅〰 Le Grand Méchant Loop 〰🔅〰
“I prefer to make the little pigs dance rather than eat them!”
Philippe Nullens aka Le Grand Méchant Loop is global underground DJ and percussionist based in Brussels. He shares his passion for global music through the Giraffes & Penguins events that he has been organizing since 2017. He will take us on a wild journey through the desert, spiced up with live percussion!
https://www.facebook.com/LeGrandMechantLoop/videos/881961011963103/
https://www.mixcloud.com/LeGrandMechantLoop/

〰🔅〰 Maria Ilia 〰🔅〰
Maria is a Brussels-based freelance architect and visual artist. Her experience in architecture came together with her passion for visuals to develop sophisticated and colorful video mapping on handmade structures for events and festivals. Tonight the visual vibe will be set in Bxl Arabic moods, to surprise the senses.
https://www.maria-ilia.com/videomapping

all info & RVSP > FB event
Entrance 5€ (CASH ONLY) /// Doors 22h – 4h

@ Au Quai
Quai du Hainaut / Henegouwenkaai 23
Next to Dépôt Design and MIMA
Metro 1/5 >> Comte de Flandre / Graaf van Vlaanderen
Tram 51 >> Porte de Flandre / Vlaamse Poort

Friday 23 Nov > Rebel Up @ concert night in BRASS w/ Los Orioles + Spiritczualic Enhancement Center, Bxl

Concert night on friday in BRASS cultural centre in Forest.
2 bands on the programme and 2 dj’s!

Los Orioles (CH)
Like a gang roaming the world, the seven Swiss musicians of Los Orioles seem to have used wherever they went: the cumbia in Colombia, the dub in Jamaica, the rhythms and the guitars of West Africa, but also the most alternative whimsical francophone songs (we think of the Brigitte Fontaine / Areski Belkacem duo). Sung, rapped or declaimed lyrics that wander in an endless reverb amidst a precious selection of grooves from around the world.

Spiritczualic Enhancement Center (DE/IS)

In their physical form, their existence lasted only two weeks, confined in an abandoned Ottoman building, at the foot of the walls of ancient Jerusalem. Today in exile, the Spiritczualic Enhancement Center is a free-beat resonance field, an evolving and eclectic set of different cities and countries – they prefer the term ‘international’.
In concert, four to ten musicians play a strange and ritual instrumental music, based on spontaneity and improvisation. After a series of concerts at the Fusion Festival (Germany), Outernational Days (Bucharest) and at the New Hamburg Festival, as well as in various concert venues in Europe, they have just announced three upcoming releases: ‘Transporting Salt’ on the American label Crash Symbols; ‘Who Corrupted Our Wave, Back in 1969?’ on the post-Babylonian label Kinship; and a vinyl, ‘Me and My Students Have Reached Higher Levels’ on the Paris label Akuphone, scheduled for early 2019.

+ DJ sets by Bxl dj’s Rebel Up SebCat & Viktor French

8€ presale / 10€ at door / 1,25€ (art.27) / 5€ (students / unemployed)

FB event / website

@ BRASS
Avenue Van Volxem 364
1190 Forest

 

Thu 22 Nov > Rebel Up & Friends @ Bonnefooi Bxl, w/ special guest Oscilador Bass (Mexico)

Rebel Up & Friends invites: Oscilador Bass (Mexico) ☾

SOUNDS FROM THE GLOBAL UNDERGROUND!
Since 2010, Rebel Up brings underground global flavours to Brussels nightlife through events of global music and contemporary electronic sounds.

SPECIAL GUEST
Oscilador Bass (Mexico)
The favorite ancestral robot of housewives and washing machines was assembled over 15 thousand light years ago with parts of ancestral robots and spatial glass pieces; this supreme being is the miracle of his extinct civilization. His planet called “Cumbiatron”, a planet full of technology and beings focused on creating a fusion of electronic components and feelings. Oscilador Bass is a robot with a heart. His mission and objective is to collect music and culture of all galaxies. After long traveling to find a destination, he discovered a planet called “Earth”, after investigating he finds out it is a civilization full of feelings and love, therefore he decides to establish his home there. Oscillador Bass created a new sound called Latin Bass Sound mixing güiros, cencerros and tumbas with the best spatial sound getting his sole objective: to feel and to transmit happiness to all humanity, fulfilling the desire of their ancestors”. He started the free netlabel Latin bass mexico records, counting 8 mega compilations of latin bass sounds and has also released 4 EP’s of his own productions.

https://osciladorbass.bandcamp.com/
https://soundcloud.com/osciladorlatinbass
http://www.latinbassmexico.com/
https://www.mixcloud.com/osciladorlatinbass/

KuraqAbe (Peru, Bxl)
Our Bxl-Lima homeboy KuraqAbe joins us for a trip through Peruvian cumbia, chicha bass and raggamuffin!
http://kuraqabe.wixsite.com/kuraqabe

hosted by Rebel Up SebCat who will surf the global soundwaves from everywhere to neverthere.

FB event

☾ FREE ENTRY. OPEN UNTIL 8AM.
☾ Sound powered by Void Acoustics
☾ Stop making noise outside! People tryin’ to dance at Bonnefooi

Fri 12 Oct > Rebel Up @ Ifriqiyya Electrique concert, Magasin4 + party in Café Maison du Peuple, Bxl

his friday, double action in Brussels.

Starting in the Magasin 4 with the concert of Ifriqiyya Electrique and Osilasi with Rebel Up Nightshop dj’s as support.

IFRIQIYYA ELECTRIQUE
Adorcist rituals & Post-Industrial music
Demons, Possession & Trance. Djérid desert, Sahara, Tunisia

Adorcism. Your personal DEMON possesses your BEING, and this for ALWAYS.
IFRIQIYYA ELECTRIQUE is a project apart. More than a concert, it is the true adorcist ritual of Sidi Marzûq practiced by the Banga community. Music recomposed with electric guitars, traditional instruments and computers, a transcendental and post-industrial ceremony.
www.ifriqiyya-electrique.org
video

OSILASI
experimental Brussels folk

Duo made up of Léa Roger (Guili Guili Gulag / Félon) and Célia Jankowski (Vitas Guerulaïtis / Flies Rattle / collective H.A.K.). Influenced as much by traditional music as by experimental music, OSILASI creates a narration with extensible contours, playing on sound dynamics, rhythmic shifts and modulation in repetition. Their music oscillates between interiority and physicality, always in tension, always on the wire. “One can refer to a fine blend of post-velvet experimentation, spiritual free jazz, French folk prog and Malinese music, but that would equally distract one’s attention from their wild beauty and imagination.” (Kraak Festival)
https://soundcloud.com/osilasi
video

20h > Rebel Up warmup
21h > Osilasi
22h > Ifriqiyya Electrique
23h > Rebel Up after

See you there!

tickets > 10€
FB event
@ Magasin 4
Havenlaan 51B Avenue du Port, Bxl

the same night, Rebel Up SebCat will spin at the Cafe Maison du Peuple, together with Colombian Brussels dj Sudakah.

Expect a flurry of cumbia, afro latino bass, colombian sounds, afrobeats and much more.
FREE IN

FB event
from 22h til 3am
@ Cafe MdP

Parvis de St Gilles 39, Bxl

5 + 6 Oct > Babylon Trio on tour in western France (Angers + Nantes) and Memo Pimiento last 2018 Bxl concert at Bokal Royal

hola Brussels & France!

This friday night, Memo Pimiento and his electric orchestra will play at the Bokal Royal. It will be his last Bxl concert of 2018 before leaving Brussels for Mexico to flee the winter and coming back a few months later.

It’s an eclectic night with a diverse lineup of live artists & dj’s.
> with Why The Eye, Dr Chipote, Manta and Pute-Acier

All info, see FB event.
from 21h til 4am

and for those in France > Babylon Trio is doing their very 1st mini France tour!

On friday 5 oct they will play in Angers at La Bamboche party in Le Heron Carré.
Promises to be wild!
FB event here.

On saturday 6 oct, they will play in Nantes at the alternative La Bonneterie venue for the High Five party, who are celebrating their 5 years~!
and a nice lineup too, with Kenji Minogue, Tara Larson of Prince Rama, The Brain dj and Maison Acid. And it’s a dress up party too, so put on your grooviest/weirdest combinations 🙂

all info > FB event