Hello all! This coming Friday is most likely our last Rebel Up party of the year, and most likely also our last party at Antidote, if they close at the end of this year.
This Friday 15.12 , Rebel Up and HyperInstinct crews join forces for an amazing La Baraka #1 party at Antidote!
This party will act as a fundraiser for Palestine / Gaza, with a stand of screenprinting on tshirts/sweaters/bags etc > Bring your desired item with you! Also tapas snacks available all night (triangles/loempias). All benefits will be donated to the Palestinian cause. More information will be available at the Palestinian stand, run by crew from Brussels Against Genocide.
Lineup: Monstera Occulta B2B Skandal Baka G Rebel Up SebCat Kitoko Raql Drache Mumu B2B Julien
This saturday another big Rebel Up party at Brasserie Illegaal! Part of the Nuits Sonores Brussels festival programme, we have made an amazing exciting lineup, with Brussels debuts for 3 artists!
On the lineup >>>
SYQLONE (Maroc/Paris) makes cyber chaabi bass music, a mutation between traditional and popular North African music and bass music (DNB, jungle, footwork, dubstep, etc.). Her musical live project is part of the Amazigh-futurist scene. https://soundcloud.com/gaurmiua-ildrygs
DJ K is originally from the favela of Diadema in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At 22 years old, this young producer is a crucial figure in the scene of new styles of baile funk called “Mandelão” and “Funk Bruxaria”. This aggressive sound, with a sharp and high-pitched “tuim” and high volume, energizes the favela block parties in São Paulo. https://nyegenyegetapes.bandcamp.com/…/panico-no-submundo
Griot Tech is the new collaboration between Burkinabé percussionist & vocalist Kaito Winse (Avalanche Kaito) and Brussels DJ Rebel Up SebCat. They explore griot music from the Sahel/Western Africa in a punchy electronic sound via SebCat on decks & effects and Kaito’s live spiritual vocals and modified calabash percussion. Griot dancefloor beats for heavy night clubbing in ancestral vibes. This show is their debut! https://soundcloud.com/rebeluprecords/griot-tech-october-jam
For the intimate and the anonymous, Drache MuMu has been widely splashing planetary grooves since 2012. With in the sprinkler extinguisher: beats africo tropico coco, glorified chââbi, crewole groove, séga, gnawa, digitalized cumbia, serious tropicool, kamba, tumbelé, zouk bass, tsétéra tsétéra. DJ set at night, radio show during the day on Radio Panik – Brussels, no time to dry out.https://www.mixcloud.com/DracheMusicale/
RaqL is one of Brussels local up & coming dj’s. She specializes in tropical and electronic bass music from Portuguese-speaking and African communities around the world. Her roots are from Cape Verde, Portugal and Angola and her sets are eclectic and energizing. An active part of the Rebel Up family since the start of her musical journey, she is a member of the Bxl female collective Tropical Djipsies. https://www.mixcloud.com/RAQL/
Liquid live visuals by WetCore Collective Wetcore Collective pushes liquid light psychedelic projections to the beats. During their live sets, they mix fluids, colors, and cut out illustrations combining different analog techniques to light up the night vibes. https://www.instagram.com/wetcore_collective/
TIMETABLE 22h Drache Musicale 00h SYQLONE (live) 01h Griot Tech (live/dj) 02h DJ K 04h Raql
Next few evenings & nights we have some great Rebel Up events in Bxl.
Thursday 16.02, expo opening / Jeudi baar at Brasserie Illegaal brewery, curated by Rebel Up, with live concerts by duo Bonzaiology (musicien de Phoenician Drive), duo Jean-Sebastien, and duo dj set/live by DJ Fresh Nunas & renowned trumpet player Aquiles Navarro (Panama/New York / International Anthem / River Down records) and SebCat. Expo by Leonie Stolberg & Esteban Moulin.
Expect all sounds between jazz, rock, afro, latin and electronica, hybrid & eclectic.
and on Saturday 18.02, Rebel Up & Friends party at Le Reservoir bar in les Marolles. joined by Radio Frappe, and with dj’s SebCat, Roza (54 Sound), Olek Olek, and Italian dj’s Ni_so B2B Sgrida. From roots reggae to global grooves and more!
This saturday 13.08, a summer edition party of Giraffes & Penguins at Guinguette Gustaaf Guidon (Academie van Anderlecht).
We will start at 16h, outdoors & under the sun, with a handful of outernational live acts curated by our good friends of Gringo Humble collective. There will also be home-made food by Humanaterre, nice and copious enough to make sure that you can charge your batteries to the fullest.
OUTDOOR PARTY 16:00 > 22:00
Free contribution (Gringo Humble fundraiser) With live acts by Gringo Humble, Dub Explorer, Crime Solaire, Alix Pilot feat. Boris Gueskinefeat. Ghizlane Melih + G&P DJ crew
INDOOR PARTY 22:00 > 07:00
With Drache Musicale, Hishek Bishek, Gringo Humble, Rebel Up Sebcat, Didi (Tropical DJipsies) & Le Grand Méchant Loop in the Grotte de la Guinguette Gustaaf Guidon (ex-Biestebroek),
Entrance 5€ (cash only) Limited capacity > come early !
Alizarina is a red pigment extracted from a vegetable root: The madder of the dyers. Alizarina is lively, it moves, it’s organic, floral and poetic. Alizarina Quartet offers compositions inspired by traditional elements, a sonic epic from Brittany to Romania, sometimes infused with oriental warmth. or South American. Everything is always guided by the clarinet with klezmer and classical accents. An electronic carpet supports and energizes the acoustic timbres of the strings and wraps itself in a frank and lively rhythm. An energetic electronic sound that sublimates the acoustic, classical and traditional influences of the world, aided by poetic texts anchored in the current era. https://alizarina.bandcamp.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53BDPAMrSJI
TRIPARTY is a collaboration between 3 Brussels collectives Rebel Up, Camarote and Giraffes & Penguins, known for their global parties, concert nights and festivals. An evening with freshly cooked food, concerts and DJ’s, a good way to get together again and restart this cultural season at Le Tri Postal. Expect an evening with global sounds from Cuban jazz to electro-latino live sounds, afrogrooves, cuban beats, global beats, bass and more.
LINEUP & TIMETABLE >>>
TIMETABLE 18:00 Drache Musicale 19:00 Ruben Hernández Quartet – LIVE 20:00 Fresh Nunas 21:00 DJ Zwalla & Sandy Martin percussion 22:00 Susobrino – LIVE 23:00 Le Grand Mechant Loop 00:00 Rebel Up SebCat & Didi
* DOOR: 10€ + free drink
Presale for 50% of the available places. Payment can be done via Paypal to @SebBassleer Please pay as *Transfer to Friend/Family*, otherwise costs will be calculated and you lose your free drink ticket. Add *TriParty* in the payment description. After payment your name will be put on the list at the door and in case you paid for several places, they will be put as + behind your name. Reservations limited to availabilty. Rest of the tickets will be at the door, so come early and support the artists & collectives!
* Veggie dishes & snacks from 18h onwards by AtomiKitchen a resourceful kitchen, anti-waste recup and festive (long live the good mood). They defend the principles of sharing and solidarity, all with social ties! https://www.facebook.com/AtomiKitchenBXL
* CASH ONLY, NO CARDS Nearest bankmachines can be found on the other side of Gare de Midi, close to track 1
Entry with CST (Covid Safe Ticket) No mask needed Be respectful Aggression of any form will not be tolerated
Ruben Hernández Quartet (LIVE – Cuban jazz) Young Cuban jazz project that brings together four musicians drawn from the realms of jazz and world music. Combining the syncopated rhythms of Afro-Cuban culture with the rich harmonies of jazz, the ensemble performs original compositions and arrangements inspired by current musical trends. Always in search of unique sounds, Ruben Hernandez, the trumpeter and leader of the group, expresses his inner world through compositions that evoke the tenderness and freshness of freedom. Their first public appearance was last year at the CubaLandz festival. https://bit.ly/3puihIz
Fresh Nunas (MZ – Bxl) Mozambican DJ Fresh Nunas is a multimedia artist who started his pro dj cultural career in New York City. Fresh is a veteran DJ of afro sounds, always keeping them grounded in the continent, for club audiences across the globe. His sets are known to be avantgarde concrete jungle and nu groove, where he seeks out lost musical odds and ends, cutting and pasting favourite moments together to create selections with a soul. https://soundcloud.com/lemellotron/fresh-nunas-dj-set http://tiny.cc/nunaskioskradio
DJ Zwalla (IT) & Sandy Martin percussion (CU) Alessandro Zauli aka DJ Zwalla is a globetrotter, a DJ, musician and respected tastemaker. Based in Brussels and member of the international HAPE collective. On the European music scene for years, he is the soul of HAPE events in Brussels, Venice, Niamey and N’Djamena and performs at several events and festivals. Zwalla is inspired by the emblematic artists of Cuban and Brazilian music, from hip hop to calypso, from rumba to techno and he catalyzes his sets in a harmony and a bomba of rhythm to share. Sandy Martin is a professional percussionist from Cuba. He has been a member of the Cuban bands Lachy and Suprema Ley and has played in Belgium at festival such as Couleur Café and Zomer Van Antwerpen, among others. As a music producer, Sandy has worked for the Italian dance music label Hit Mania Dance. https://www.facebook.com/hapecollective https://www.instagram.com/hapecollective
Susobino (LIVE – BE/BO) Field Recordings, percussion, electronic spice and acoustic instruments; these are the ingredients chosen to create the perfect Belgian Bolivian sound by Susobrino. “Suso” as he is affectively known, has released 4 EP’s so far, “Mapajo” (on Global Hybrid Records), “La Hoja de Eucalipto” (on Rebel Up Records / XXIII), “Seis Estudios Para Guitarra” (San-kofa Rhythm Records) and most recently “Pocualeito” (on Kebrada label of Dengue Dengue Dengue). In the past years he has achieved a double win for the “Champion Sound Beat Battle”, got “Most Promising Artist” at the Red Bull Elektropedia Awards and played festivals such as Sfinks, TAZ, Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide at Leysin, Listen!, La Nature, Global Street Sounds, the Lefto showcase night NCHTWNKEL at AB and others. His lively sound is a vital connection between Bolivian heritage and the complexity of African rhythms, enchanced with electronic beats and effects. https://soundcloud.com/susobrino https://www.facebook.com/susobrinomusic https://www.instagram.com/susobrino
Le Grand Mechant Loop (BE) “I prefer to make the little pigs dance rather than eat them!” Le Grand Méchant Loop (the big bad wolf) is a global underground DJ and percussionist based in Brussels. He shares his passion for global music through the amazingly wild Giraffes & Penguins events that he has been organizing since 2017. As a DJ, he loves to build eclectic and surprising DJ sets and to spice them up with live percussion. https://www.facebook.com/LeGrandMechantLoop https://www.mixcloud.com/LeGrandM%C3%A9chantLoop Rebel Up SebCat & Didi of Tropical DJipsies (BE/PT) In the Brussels global scene Rebel Up has become a household name through their many party concepts radio shows and record label. SebCat is a full time nexus, taking sounds from all corners and styles into his wildcat dj sets, performing at parties & festival on several continents. Didi is the founding member of the Tropical DJipsies female cre,w which started at Giraffes & Penguins. From female global sounds to Afro Portuguese music and everything colourful with rhythm and bass. Expect a wild set of the freshest global sounds, unshazamable! https://www.mixcloud.com/Rebel_Uppa https://www.facebook.com/TropicalDJipsies https://www.mixcloud.com/TropiCalDJipsieS