Rebel Up & Friends session at Kiosk radio with SebCat and special guest Maru Kay From Japan, dj, artist and also illustrator of Brasserie Illegaal. Listen to our eclectic 2h session filled with jazz, global sounds, afrohouse and bass.
For Bruzz radio SebCat made a Best Of 2022 mix in 2 parts, part one was prerecorded,part 2 was mixed live in the studio with some little chats too. Everything between jazz, global, psychedelic, electronic and bass.
Here some of our latest radio shows and sessions from May & June!
Starting with our Rebel Up & Friends session @ Kiosk Radio
June > Rebel Up SebCat & SELAY (1st hour / 2nd hour) selections between dub, greek folk, turkish psychedelica, maghreb bass, oriental deephouse and more…
May > Rebel Up SebCat & Lady Conscious Be (1st hour / 2nd hour) selections between jazz, dub, psychedelica, roots reggae, rocksteady and more…
Our Rebel Up Nightshop show from May via Radio Campus Bruxelles. Selections from La Reunion to Senegal, Brazil, Colombia, Turkey, Tunisia, Tanzania, Uganda and beyond. Tune in here. Check previous shows here.
And our weekly show on BRUZZ radio, in the last few weeks we had interviews with Les Freres Jackfruit, Muito Kaballa, Sahad, Hazem B and a mixtape by Rafael Aragon.
Best wishes for this year all! Hope you had a great start to this new year whether healthy or in quarantine.. hoping for better days soon, which will come! 🙂
Here our recent Rebel Up Nightshop episodes, January & December via Radio Campus Bxl and shared by Rhythms Passport & Groovalizacion radio, each +3 hours trip around the world in sound. Click on images to listen >>>
Nightshop episode for January, starting with a coladeira song from Cabo Verde and Turkish folk made in Germany. Our albums of the month take us to sufi meditation raga’s via Tahir Qawwal, Portuguese arabic & sephardic jazz by Al-Jiçç, Tuvan throat singing by Khöömei Beat and Egyptian 70’s synthesizer soundtracks by Hany Mehanna. Down to the tropics of South America we have albums by Colombian palenque queen Petrona Martinez & female guests, the Rebel Up compilation Chicha Popular of 80’s chicha cumbia from Peru via Discos Horoscopo, Brazilian activist songs by Juçara Marçal, a female electronic compilation from Chile, afroperuvian bass by duo Vudufa, female electro maloya from La Reunion by Eat My Butterfly and closing with Tia Maria Produçoes crew from Lisbon.
Nightshop for December with albums of the month that take us to Iranian Kurdistan via the tanbur strings of Mohammad Heydarian on Radio Khiyaban, Lebanese-Brussels folk jazz by Molo Sayat via Zephyrus and Cabo Verde funana disco & roots by Tchiss Lopes reissued via Arabusta. Colombian band Sonoras Mil brings psychedelic tropical pop, Kiko de Gallo brings organic electro compositions in different colours, while father-son duo Betamax & Clive Bell combine experimental jazz and electronics. Owini Sigoma Band goes into spacey effects on traditional and electro tones via Brownswood label, while The Tonga Boys & Dr Kanuska Group dive into heavy ritual temple sounds. Tunisian duo Frigya brings mezwed & bedoui beats via Shouka label, Lisboa producer DJ Lycox via Principe Discos and South Africa gqom producer Griffit Vigo via Brussels Maloca label.
Time to meet again this saturday afternoon, in open air & good global sounds!
Let’s dance together at one of the best nature spots in Brussels, the Microb’ stage in the Tour&Taxis park ! FB event
A bunch of wild DJ’s is ready to treat your feet & ears, lineup & timetable:
Microb’ stage 15:00 Didi (Tropical DJipsies) 16:00 Mango (Baobab Utd.) 17:00 Illia Selecta 18:00 Le Grand Méchant Loop 19:00 Rebel Up Sebcat 20:00 Purple Samba
Parckfarm Serre bar 17:00 Live music jam
Also vegetarian food at Parckfarm from 17:00 onwards.
This is a free open air event. Bring your own food and drinks if you like. You can also find all your thirsty or yummy needs at Parckfarm, Brasserie de la Senne or Tour & Taxis. Please respect the Covid-19 measures to stay safe and keep the police away !
Some little guidelines > *if police comes, please keep 1,5m distance from each other *please help keep the park clean and throw your trash in the bins *good vibes & sweet dance moves
new Rebel Up Nightshop radio show online for summer (July/August) via Radio Campus Bruxelles, Rhythm Passport & Groovalizacion Radio. Songs by João Selva, Les Filles de Illighadad, Balkan Taksim and Les Frères Jackfruit x Rural brutal ft Imazzalen. Albums of the month with Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek, Congolese rumba by Grand Kallé & Manu Dibango via Planet Ilunga, afro grooves by Pat kalla & le super Mojo via Heavenly Sweetness as well as Vaudou Game via HOT CASA Records. free jazz sounds from the Agile Experiments project by Dave De Rose, freestyle cumbia by Colombian trio Los Pirañas via Discrepant / KEROXEN, postpunkfunk by Swiss outfit Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp via Les Disques Bongo Joe, Brazilian electrodub by Felinto via Bokeh Versions, global electronic by Mawimbi w/ Ghetto Kumbé, Spoek Mathambo & more and a compilation by Moonshine collective with MC Redbull Kinshasa, Ahadadream and Vanyfox, Tune in here >>>
Also on 22 july, Rebel Up did their summer show at BRUZZ radio. interview with KING L MAN aka D.WattsRiot and his new album on KEROXEN / Discrepant. Also focus on Radio Amazonia fundraiser compilation for radio education in the Peruvian amazone by Eck Echo curated by producer QOQEQA with Alfonso Luna, Mikongo and SELVAGIA, as well as remix album of Tunisian artst Nuri via Shouka with Dengue Dengue Dengue, Martha van Straaten and M.RUX & POUVOIR MAGIQUE. Tune into the audio or videostream below, all info on the releases can be found there.
Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble is very happy to show you the ‘Making of Mamari‘. German videomaker Denis Eickmeier followed them into the recording studio and produced this little video, which really captures the vibe of the recording time and gives some insights in how the album and the Muito Kaballa project evolved. Love goes out to Ingo Hermes for the beautiful cover art and layout!
1st single ‘Mamari’ is out now and available on most platforms (check our bandcamp), 2nd single ‘Curupira’ releases on 24.04 and the 2LP album will launch on 29.05 on Rebel Up Records, as well as followed by an electronic remixes by Euro & Afro producers in the early summer.