Saturday 04.09 > Festival time! Rebel Up @ La Nature Festival (Vielsalm, BE) + Rebel Up Records artists @ Forest Sounds festival (Abbaye de Forest, Bxl)

This weekend the La Nature festival takes place from friday to sunday, an amazing electronic alternative festival in the Ardennes forest with 5 stages and a special lineup of Belgian and international artists and curated by several collectives, including Rebel Up.

On saturday we curate the Dome stage with Rebel Up style with DJ’s & live artists in jazz, global sounds, latino electronic, afrogrooves and hypnotic bass. Amazing stuff & vibes.
Our lineup & timetable:

12:00 Tig & Axl
13:30 Drache Musicale
14:30 Beat Brother
15:30 Le Grand Mechant Loop

17:00 KAU trio (live)
18:00 Tropical DJipsies (Didi)
19:00: Pso Man
20:30 ESINAM (live)
21:30 Rebel Up SebCat
23:00 Susobrino (live)
00:00 La Dame B2b Xtanki
01:30 Rafael Aragon


There are still some tickets left for saturday & sunday, see all info & tickets via the website.

For those who stay in Brussels, there is the Forest Sounds festival, this year a smaller version at the cosy setting of Abbaye de Forest! With a great (inter)national lineup, also with a good hint of Rebel Up as 3 artists from our label will be performing; Schroothoop, Susobrino and Kaito Winse. Free in.

See all info here

See you around, wherever you may be 🙂

Friday 16.07 > rebel Up @ Antidote bar (pizza night), Studio CityGate, Bxl

Rebel Up action again at Antidote bar since a loooooong time.

Friday from 21h30 until after midnight, Rebel Up & Tropical DJipsies global sounds at Antidote bar (Studio CityGate / Anderlecht) on their pizza night.
Come hang & dance on te outdoor terrace!

@Rue de la Petite Ile 1
1070 Anderlecht


Before from 17h – 19h30 at GC Pianofabriek > CHAUD apero fridays curated by Tropical DJipsies, sounds by our friends Sol & Cha and 2 more friday to follow, check it out.

With Rebel Up we will host the closing party at CHAUD on saturday 31.07, with DJ sets by Rebel Up, Rafael Aragon & Le Grand Mechant Loop and concert by Brussels desert rock band Kel Assouf!

Tuesday 26.01, Rebel Up show @ BRUZZ radio

Tonight tuesday 21-22H live Brussels time, our bi-weekly Rebel Up show at BRUZZ radio with new tunes by GUTA aka Cátia Sá (& interview), SAULT, Chouk Bwa & The Ångströmers, Exile Di Brave & Time Cow, Nkom Bivoué ft Sizeless, Tia Maria Produçoes via Príncipe Discos with Dj Danifox, Lycox & Puto Marcio.

Tune in live on the BRUZZ Mixcloud videostream >>>
https://www.mixcloud.com/BRUZZ

New release out > African Electronic Diaspora: Black Lives Matter fundraiser compilation, 28 tracks!

V/A – African Electronic Diaspora: Black Lives Matter

release date: Friday 04.09 Bandcamp Friday
on Bandcamp only > www.rebeluprecords.bandcamp.com


In the aftermath of the Black Lives Matter protests in June allover the globe, followed by a summer with or without holidays, it’s important to keep the flame burning and the discussion going. The road is still long, but united we stand, moving forward together.

The aim of this compilation is to raise funds for various (inter)national NGO’s, anti-rasicm advocacy groups and organisations of black initiative, with all proceedings to be donated to these causes. (Look in press info for full list of carefully selected organiations)

The artists donated their music as a collaboration between Rebel Up Records, the artists and the international labels Nyege Tapes, Syrphe, Bongo Joe Records, Sdban Records, Galletas Calientes, Blanc Manioc, Indigenous Underground, Strut, Earconditioning and 1000Hz Records. On this compilation we brought together mostly electronic African or Afro descendant artists from the worldwide diaspora and artists based in their homelands, from motherland Africa to Latin America to the Caribbean and back to Europe. It’s a vibrant combination of contemporary sounds that showcases the current talent of the artists and producers, combined with awareness for black lives & art and serving as a fundraiser. You can find a list of the supported organisations on the last page. Also info on each of the artists and their Bandcamp pages are included in the notes.

As this compilation is an ongoing process, it’s possible that the tracklist can still grow with a few extra songs in the next weeks. Please support & buy this compilation, let the internal fire burn on.

Also check the amazing support by the blogs Pan African Music and Rhythm Passport with nice articles and words about the compilation!

Tue 7.07 > Rebel Up @ Bruzz Radio summer schedule

During this summer, our Rebel Up show will be every tuesday from 21h to 22h.

Tonight with new tunes by Anteloper (Imaginary Anthem), Doctor Kanuska Group (Sacral Grooves 1000hz), HHY & The Macumbas (Nyege Tapes), Aunty Razor (Blanc Manioc), Bantou Mentale (Glitterbeat), Ghetto Kumbé (ZZK Records), Ayuune Sule and more!
Tune in live.

Rebel Up Global Sessions livestream until end of June

hello all,
we hope you are still doing fine.

With Rebel Up we have started hosting special livestream sessions 2x per week, to share music into your livingroom for every moment of the day.

Every wednesday and saturday evening from 20h to midnight, we host up to 4 livestreams on our Twitch channel, played live by DJ’s and artists from allover the world.

So far we have had livestream sets by Rebel Up SebCat, Didi (Tropical DJipsies), Rafael Aragon, FreakOuTV crew DJ’s SunRa Bullock, Wuzi, Jackie Jackpot, Ilia G & FlexNo, XOGN and a Rokeya live set.

For info and lineups, check our FB event

Check out our previous 2 session evenings, archived at our channel.

wednesday 6 May > sessions here
saturday 9 May > sessions here

Last thursday we also had our monthly Rebel Up & Friends quarantine session via Kiosk Radio. With special guest Rokeya, a female italo-bangladeshi producer from Italy on the Adriatic coast side for a DJ set of global beats. Rebel Up had a lush session from the sahel to the islands.

Listen here to Rokeya’s session and here to Rebel Up SebCat’s session

Radio in quarantine times: Rebel Up mixtape @ Bruzz, wednesday @ Kinky Star livestream, thursday at 48FM Liege

Hello all,

we hope you are doing fine and taking care of yourself and your loved ones.

Rebel Up has been staying active on the radio, livestream and mixtape front! Quite some action going on, follow our Mixcloud or FB page to see all.

Every week tuesday we do a quarantine mixtape for BRUZZ radio instead of our live radio show. here is yesterday’s mixtape, tracklisting in comments.

Tonight (wedn 29/04) from 22h to 23h30 Rebel Up SebCat will be live on the stream for Kinky Star Café and their Kinky Karantaine livestream sessions via Twitch. see all info in FB event.
Expect a session from tropical rock to noisy global sounds and beyond. Sounds from the global underground!
Follow the Twitch livestream here.

and tomorrow (thursday 30/04) is our weekly Giraffes & Penguins quarantine session for 48FM Radio in Liege. Tune in live at brunch/lunch hour from 12h to 13h.

Happy listening and thanks for the support!