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Fri 1 Sept > ‘Mundo Melhor’ projection/talk by DJ Tudo @ NGHE Mediatheque + afterparty @ café Midpoint

Rebel Up & NGHE Mediatheque present:
Friday 1 sept, a special double night about Afro-Brazilian ethnography, folk and traditional dance music.

Projections & Talk in the NGHE Mediatheque, given by Brazilian musician, dj and researcher Alfredo Bello aka DJ Tudo. Alfredo Bello is from the megapole of Sao Paulo (Brazil) and a researcher of Brazilian folk culture. He has a collection of over 2.000 hours of original music/video footage. Together with a collection of 16,000 LPs, it is considered one of the most important ethnomusicological collections of Brazil. The gathering of this vast material led to the creation of his label Mundo Melhor, documenting the traditions of several communities across Brazil.

He will do a projection & talk @ NGHE with video footage and sound clips of amazing Afro Brazilian coastal communities, indigenous Nordeste communities, traditional folk dance styles of the Amazonian north and much more, muito mais! 🙂

@ NGHE Mediatheque, Rue des Marinies 6

Doors: 20h30
Projection/talk: 21h sharp
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at 23h afterparty @ café Midpoint > free in / gratuit!!!
Rue de Flandre 189 (behind Walvis, next to Niko Matcha)

DJ Tudo was born after adding bass, sampling, percussion, keyboards and programming to this musical knowledge, a project that searches for new artistic experiences by combining traditional folkloric music and electronic music, creating a unique way of being a DJ, linking and overlapping traditional, contemporary and electronic music. Expect the whole world of Brazilian music in his wild shaking dj set!

Rebel Up SebCat & Mott Flyff will spin Brasil & tropical tunes as local support.

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Vem ca, até ja queridos!

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Mon 28 Aug > Rebel Up @ Café Chaff, w/ Entrance (US), Bxl

Baltimore artist Entrance is on Thrill Jockey, the well known experimental rock & jazz label of Chicago (Tortoise, Sea and Cake, Chicago Underground Quartet, Radian…). His amazing Entrance Band, released on Ecstatic Peace Records (label of Thurston Moore) and a memorable live show on a Nixies night at Les Ateliers Claus Rogier venue a few years ago. Solo set in Chaff for a special monday night.

Before & after dj set by Rebel Up SebCat, in tropical, experimental, transcendental, psychedelic & raw moods.

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@ Café Chaff
Place Jeu de Balles

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Fri 4 Nov > Rebel Up! @ Le Lac, Molenbeek w/ Phoenician Drive concert


This Friday evening a special evening in underground venue Le Lac (Molenbeek, not to confuse with Les Ateliers Claus)

Phoenician Drive (Bxl)
At the crossroads of Mediterranean folk music and psychedelic rock, Phoenician Drive was formed in summer 2015 by percussionist Diego Moscoso grouping 6 musicians from very different backgrounds (flamenco, Balkan, psychedelic rock’n’roll, jazz, post -punk / new wave) for blending traditional designs with fuzz guitars and oriental rhythms. In the footsteps of Erkin Koray and Orient Express and under the influence of ‘kraut-rock German (Neu !, CAN, Faust etc.) and soundtracks 60’s music, Phoenician Drive Search hypnotic trance by relying on oriental grooves. Two demos were recorded in December 2015 and quickly attracted interest in Brussels (Ateliers Claus WIELS, Recyclart, Atelier 210) and elsewhere (Rockerill, Area B in Paris). An EP is being mixed into the hands of Débruit (label ICI).

The concert will start at 20h sharp by a prologue without electricity, enlightened by 400 artisanal candles.

dj set before & after by Rebel Up! SebCat, from ethnic folk to psych rock and beyond.

doors 19:00
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Le Lac
82A, Rue Ulens

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Fri 7 Oct > Rebel Up! SebCat @ Haunted Folklore, Recyclart Bxl

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This Friday, Haunted Folklore concert night at Recyclart.
Rebel Up! SebCat will play spiritual & ethnic listening tunes before & after the concert.

Marisa Anderson (US – Portland)
All traditional American guitar styles played in virtuoso and amazing ways! A mixture of improvisation and fluid compositions, with references ranging from minimalism and drone gospel, blues, country and jazz. At nineteen, Marisa began to wander through the US to eventually settle, years later, in Portland, Oregon. Basically she followed a classical guitar training, but has created her unique own style by playing in country music groups, jazz and even the circus. In 2009 she released her first album, ‘The Golden Hour’, followed by ‘Mercury’ (2011), ‘Traditional and Public Domain Songs’ (2013) and ‘Into the Light’ (2015). Recently she was asked to make recordings for Beth Ditto and soundtracks fro films. Let yourself be transported by this hypnotic music!

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20h30 doors
@ Recyclart
Rue d Ursulines 25

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Sun 24 July > Rebel Up! @ Parckdesign, Parc Duden, Forest (Bxl)

This sunday, Rebel Up! & Celeste Mariposa will play at Parckdesign at Parc Duden (Vorst/Forest).
From 19:00 – 22:00 the best and warmest global tunes for a chill sunday.  Bring your BBQ, beers and whatnot, summertime vibes!

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Thu 21 Jan > Rebel Up! DJ’s @ Nieuwjaars Blend Café, Bimhuis, A’dam


hey folks,

This thursday evening, the World Music Forum NL is organising a new year’s World Blend Café, and asked us to come and DJ. It’s a dinner, network session, time to pitch your global music project, enjoy a live concert & global tunes by Rebel Up! SebCat & Duckfood!

Also a showcase by Shishani & the Afro Namibian Tales.
African harmonies with voice, guitar, cello, kora, mbira and percussion. check their video here.

See here for all details, or FB event.

from 18h til midnight
@ Bimhuis, Amsterdam

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20/21 Nov > Rebel Up! SebCat in Warsaw, Poland

Rebel Up! Sebcat will play 2 dates in Warsaw >

Friday 20 Nov @ Piec Smakov festival (Five Flavours Asian film festival) at the closing party in the
Pies Czy Suka bar. From 22h30 SebCat will play a vintage South Asian pop & rock set, twisting tunes from Cambodia to Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and more. All info here.

Saturday 21 Nov @ Radio Multi Kulti, Sen Pszczoly club. A global party with our friends Duze Pe & Bartosz (Global Diggers crew) + PTFM (Play That Funky Music) with some nice global bass and banging ethnic tunes all night long. All info here.


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Rebel Up! SebCat in Lisboa (PT) this weekend 26 + 28 Feb

starting on thursday 26th, Rebel Up! SebCat will play an eclectic tropical set at Lounge club near Cais do Sodre station, helped by our Lisboa friends of Celeste Mariposa.
Free in, starting at 23:30. More info, see the Lounge site

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Then on saturday 28th, an eclectic global bass set at Clube Ferroviario together with dj 2old4school.
From midnight til 4am, near Santa Apolonia station. See the Ferroviario site here.

and possibly followed by a very late night / early morning set at the Bass Phusions party in The Warehouse in the Zona Industrial of the Alcantara barrio. Yup, rootsy rave time.
See the FB event here.

Ate logo!

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sun 25 Jan @ IFFR Rotterdam > viewing of Cambodian music film Don´t Think I´ve Forgotten + music talk & dj set by Rebel Up! SebCat


This sunday at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam, there will be a viewing of the film Don´t Think I´ve Forgotten by american director John Pirozzi. It´s about the Cambodian pop & rock scene of the 60´s n 70´s just before the Khmer Rouge came into power and killed off most of these musicians or put them into death camps. The lost generation of Cambodian music.

It will be shown on sun 25th, at 20:30 in the Schouwburg Kleine Zaal (Scopitone Café)

See the trailer here
more info on the film´s website >

Afterwards SebCat will do a short talk about this music scene from his own passionate perspective and then play a dj set in the Scopitone Café with Cambodian pop & rock tunes from that era.

Come and watch n listen!

Next up Rebel Up!
mon 23 Feb – Konono No 1 & Rebel Up! dj´s @ OCCII A´dam
(promises to be quite a full night!)


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Womex 2014 Santiago de Compostela aftermath

 Last friday our nightly Rebel Up! dj showcase set at Womex went quite well, such fun we had 🙂

Before this in the afternoon, we had an amazing multi dj session at the Wapapura solar disco as part of the Global Club Music network that we are part of, with dj’s such as Kosta Kostov, Boris Viande, Sauvage FM, Darius Darek, Sound Culture, Esta Polyesta, Criolina, Dala Dala, Miriam Kokako music, Evviva Show and even a special guest performance of Carmen (Gato Preto!!) . The whole 2 hour set got recorded, check it out here! (Rebel Up! SebCat at 22 mins)

then our showcase in Sala Capitol. So nice to see all the true party folks staying n dancing until the very end of our rough world hopping set. Near the end we did a special improvisation with our Canadian friends Tamar (vocals) & Briga (on violin) who improvised on our balkan tallava beats.  We will soon upload the mix and some clips of our set. Here some pics >>



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24/25/26 Oct: Rebel Up! @ WOMEX Expo Santiago de Compostela; dj showcase + 2 gigs in Porto

and we’re back from our succesful Canada tour! It was a lot of fun, made new friends and got in touch with local global music networks, so in short; it was awesome (to use a Canadian keyword for everything). See pics here.

Soon we will again be off for a small tour, down south to Spain and Portugal!
We have been selected to play a dj showcase set at WOMEX world music expo in pilgrim city Santiago de Compostela (Galicia) on friday 24 Oct. So yeah, let’s go for it.  We also will be present at the day expo as part of the Global Club Music Network together with some other good global dj’s. Find us at stand 1.86

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Afterwards we will travel down to the beautiful city of Porto, where on saturday night we will play a dj/vj set at the nice Passos Manuel cinema venue, followed on sunday by a special evening dinner listening set in the arty Miss’Opo hotel.
Bem vindo e até logo!

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