14-18.09 Rebel Up takeover @ Goulash Disko Festival, Komiza (Croatia)

Last week Rebel Up did a small takeover at the always amazing Goulash Disko festival in Komiza, at Vis island in the Adriatic sea of Croatia.

SebCat, Memo Pimiento and Don Plok played set on 1 of the 2 beach stages alongside a string of other amazing bands and DJ’s. Big up gratitude to the Goulash crew, all artists and dj’s, and all the old & new friends who shared their top vibes. Between sunshine by day and stormy rainy weather by night, it was quite the experience this year.

Check out the Goulash Disko website or Facebook and follow them for next year 2023, which promises to be another great edition.

Below some memories and impressions of the festival.

last Bxl gigs before holidays > thursday 21.07 @ Guinguette Gustaaf Guidon + friday 22.07 @ Circle Park, Anderlecht

hello all!
some last Rebel Up gigs before our holiday break.

Thursday 21.07 Belgian National holiday, Rebel Up & Friends @ Fete Nationale at the outdoor Guinguette Gustaaf Guidon (ex Biestebroek / De Koer) behind the Academie of Anderlecht.
Playing with Rafael Aragon, Didi of Tropical DJipsies, SebCat and Le Grand Mechant Loop.
Doors 16h – 01h, prix libre – vrije bijdrage – free price. Food available!

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Place Vaillance / Dapperheidsplein 17
Metro Saint Guidon

and on friday 22.07 we do a Rebel Up x Giraffes & Penguins global rave at the Circle Park outdoor space in Anderlecht, where already many collectives did amazing evenings. With RaQL, SebCat, Didi of Tropical DJipsies and Le Grand Mechant Loop. Also food will be available.

From 16h until 22h, free in (afterparty nearby to be disclosed at the event 😉

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Rue des Goujons / Grondelstraat 156
METRO | Clemenceau – Midi
BUS 78 – Deux Gares / Tweestations

new Rebel Up Nightshop show online #96, June

+3 hours of music with new worldwide sounds by Shabaka Hutchins, Moktar Gania, Rhabdomantic Orchestra, Daniel Villareal, Avalanche Kaito, Nu Genea, Balek Band, Romperayo, Maga Bo and Phelimuncasi.

tune in here >>>

new Rebel Up Nightshop episode online: #94 April

new Nightshop show online, +3 hours of global sounds from allover via Radio Campus Bruxelles, Rhythm Passport and Groovalizacion radio. with albums by Gaïsha, Muito Kaballa, Selene Saint-Aimé, Alabaster dePlume, Milton Gulli, El Khat, MD After Hussain & PAQ, Lespri Ka compilation, Fulu Muziki, Alai K, Nyamakala Beats #3 compilation, DJ Tavella and more.
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Rebel Up & Friends sessions at Kiosk Radio, April

hey all,

Last week Rebel Up did a few sessions at Kiosk Radio.

On monday 04.04 SebCat played a tribute set to the cult composer, musician and producer Arthur Russell, who died on 4 april 1992. Celebrating his legacy, life and music; a wide array between songwriter, pop, contemporary cello compositions, experimental compositions and even disco. (a good start into the world of Arthur Russell are his archive recordings via Audika records)

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and on friday 08.04, Rebel Up & Friends session with special guest Hazem B, who flew in straight from Tunis, Tunisia, to launch his debut EP Afrochawi on Shouka label!
2 hour set with sounds of jazz, arabic, indian, psychedelic, electronic, desert blues and afro chaoui.

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Thu 23.09 + Friday 24.09, Rebel Up action at Buvette ABY (Abbaye de Forest) + Bonnefooi

Thursday 23.09, SebCat & XOGN will play a vinyl session from 18h until 22h @ Buvette ABY in the historal, green and spacious Abbaye of Forest.

It’s the last few days of the Buvette ABY, so come for those last outdoor musical moments.

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And on friday 24.09, SebCat, Didi (Tropical DJipsies) invite DJ Edna Martinez for a vinyl session from 19h until 1am @ Bonnefooi, which has been beautifully revamped and renovated inside, with a dancefloor placed cosy in the back. Come and see!

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2 NEW releases on Rebel Up Records; V/A – Mamari Remix compilation & Satanique Samba Trio – Mini Bad

New releases out this month of September!

Various Artists – Mamari Remixed
13 remixes between global electronic beats, afrohouse, bass and more….

The remix compilation ‘Mamari Remixed’ is the little electronic sibling of the album ‘Mamari’ by Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble. 13 producers from Africa, Europe and Latin America give their own spin on the original songs by making them ready for the dancefloor. All producers combine 19 different nationalities and show their ability to make bass music that stays true to the organic sound. The remixes not only use the original instruments but also manage to convey the political messages from the Power Ensemble.

Jan Janzen (keys) and Niklas Mündemann (saxophone) of Muito Kaballa are also DJs and enthusiasts of the underground clubbing scene. With ‘Mamari Remixed’ the two musicians want to create bridges between the worlds of “live music” and “club music”. Remixed included are by Nuno Beats (RS Produçoes), Catu Diosis (Nyege Nyege), Lee Bass (Gato Preto), Lua Preta, ARN4L2, DJ Satelite & PolBack, DJ Flavya, DJ Makala, BYDLY, Quixosis, 115 Solaris, Ekiti Sound and Rafael Aragon.

The countries represented on this compilation are Portugal, Uganda, Poland, Angola, Cabo Verde, Germany, Ghana, Colombia, Brazil, US, Spain, Netherlands, Ecuador, Belgium, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, UK, France, Uruguay and Algeria. 

A limited edition vinyl pre-order as active as well, delivery is expected 15 december.

Satanique Samba Trio – Mini Bad
B sides from the Brazil’s experimental jazz underground.

From 2004 to 2020, Satanique Samba Trio has dropped 11! records into phonographic existence. Naturally, some compositions from the quintet’s (not really a trio indeed) catalogue didn’t make onto any album for one reason or another. ‘Mini Bad’ is a remedy for this situation, as it amasses 10 tracks that were almost part of albums like “Bad Trip Simulator #3” (2013), “Xenossamba” (2017) and “Forrivel” (2020). You can call it B-sides from B-razil, if you dare.

There is also a very limited edition 10″ vinyl, only available in Brazil. Check the bandcamp for more info.