22 Feb > You India Like? Rajasthan Street Music LP release party @ Studio Marcel, Brussels

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A special night in Studio Marcel (Recyclart) this saturday 22 Feb >>>>>>  >>>> > > >>>>> > >

Our very own Rebel Up! SebCat will let us see contemporary street level India (Rajasthan) through his eyes but also through other eyes, through photographs, live movie clips and video clips. Rajasthan culture without the safe typecasted tourist view but roughly enhanced by encounters with locals, having stayed in their homes and villages and getting a close feel of their daily lives.

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artwork of the Rajasthan Street Music double LP cover

The Indian streets are the main theme tonight, as this is also the release party of the double vinyl ‘Rajasthan Street Sounds’, recorded by Seb and just out now on the amazing outernational SUBLIME FREQUENCIES label. The sounds on this LP are sincere and filled with context by who sings & plays them > no big artists, but the Rajasthani street folk musicians who have a tough life and never get the right respect for their musical skills within their own society. These recordings were made in 2007 with folk musicians on the street or in their homes, on regional folk instruments such as ravannattah violin, kamaycha cello, ektara lute of morchang jewish harp.


a sufi & hindu spiritual concert by the Ali Kawa Brothers (Rajasthan) who hail from a musical family of Rajasthani master musicians from the pink city of Jaipur. On vocals, tabla and harmonium for a true feeling of the trancendental islamic & hindu reverence sound that can be heard allover Rajasthan

The whole night will be coloured with projections of photo’s by Seb Bassleer, David Tesinsky, Maarten Van Der Glas, Vanessa Verbeiren, Jet van Zwieten and Neire Le Neiro, as well as movie projections of road & music clips by Maarten Van Der Glas in a different room. There should be fresh chai and spicy fried snacks available for a real taste of the Indian streets,

+ Hellvete (BE)
Glen Steenkiste alias Hellvete is a member of psych outfit Sylvester Anfang II and also of the Kraak and Funeral Folk label. He draws influences from old folk music and drones to make hypnotic tapestries. Tonight he will play a special warmup drone-out set of multi-layered harmonium & sruti box airwaves beyond the realm of raga into eternal bliss.

+ Dj’s of the night > SebCat’s Maj Tahal (cassette folk, digital folkpop, Filmy discopop & cassettes from India) et DJ soFa (Bollywood, Kollywood & Lollwood reissues)
http://www.mixcloud.com/Rebel_Uppa/folkpop-dhamaka-mashup-mix-indian-masala-sounds/
http://www.mixcloud.com/Rebel_Uppa/cassette-connection-tape-mixtape/
http://sofaholic.tumblr.com/

FREE IN!!!!!

FB event here

@ Studio Marcel (Recyclart)
Ursulinenstraat 13 > gallery on right side of the station!
1000 Brussel

Fri 31 May @ Recyclart, Bxl; My Cat Is An Alien (IT), Rough Americana (US/EG/IT), support SebCatLitter dj set

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Next Friday, experimental concert evening at Recyclart with drones, rough guitar sounds and Pan Afrabic immigrant spheres.


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My Cat Is An Alien is the musical brainchild of Italian brothers Maurizio and Roberto Opalio, whose sound is packed with many forms of experimentalia. Their concerts are always very unpredictable and exciting as if being shamanistic rituals. Before (1998-2012) they used mostly guitars and toy instruments to articulate thier musical idiome. At the end of last year, they suddenly changed their approach to focus on self-made snare instruments  and dissected electronic devices to give their musical universe a new sound. This new beginning has been documented on the double LP ‘Art Is A Tear Of Noise And Infinite Silence’, released on Discrepant records in october 2012. This will be their first Belgian show in this new sound.

Rough Americana is the fertile collaboration between the couple Morgan Craft and Giulia Lolli (DJ Mutamassik) and sometimes their 9 year old son Meroe. This duo plays an array of rough improvised music styles of modern times. The ‘Afro-American Viking’ Craft and the Italo-Egyptian roots of Mutamassik will supply musical influences from Memphis, Tennessee to Memphis, Egypte. Mutamassik is one of the pioneers of the Sa’aidi hardcore sound and expert in what she calls ‘Pan-Afrabic Immigrant sounds’. From her speakers she will fire afro-mediterranian hiphop as well as baladi breakbeats, brotherly next to more noisy and drone-like collages. Both worked with musical personalities such as Marc Ribot, Butch Morris, Ikue Mori, Hamid Drake and Kaffe Matthews and take their own unique place within the contemporary musical landscape.

experimental sounds before & after by Sebcatlitter (Rebel Up! + Gonzo Circus magazine)

timetable >
20:30 > 21:00 DJ SebCatLitter
21:00 > 21:45 My Cat is an Alien
22:00 > 22:45 Rough Americana
22:45 > 24:00 DJ SebCatLitter

FB event here or see Recyclart page for more info

5€ in, door open 20:30h

@ Recyclart,

Rue des Ursulines Ursulinenstraat 25