New release out > African Electronic Diaspora: Black Lives Matter fundraiser compilation, 28 tracks!

V/A – African Electronic Diaspora: Black Lives Matter

release date: Friday 04.09 Bandcamp Friday
on Bandcamp only > www.rebeluprecords.bandcamp.com


In the aftermath of the Black Lives Matter protests in June allover the globe, followed by a summer with or without holidays, it’s important to keep the flame burning and the discussion going. The road is still long, but united we stand, moving forward together.

The aim of this compilation is to raise funds for various (inter)national NGO’s, anti-rasicm advocacy groups and organisations of black initiative, with all proceedings to be donated to these causes. (Look in press info for full list of carefully selected organiations)

The artists donated their music as a collaboration between Rebel Up Records, the artists and the international labels Nyege Tapes, Syrphe, Bongo Joe Records, Sdban Records, Galletas Calientes, Blanc Manioc, Indigenous Underground, Strut, Earconditioning and 1000Hz Records. On this compilation we brought together mostly electronic African or Afro descendant artists from the worldwide diaspora and artists based in their homelands, from motherland Africa to Latin America to the Caribbean and back to Europe. It’s a vibrant combination of contemporary sounds that showcases the current talent of the artists and producers, combined with awareness for black lives & art and serving as a fundraiser. You can find a list of the supported organisations on the last page. Also info on each of the artists and their Bandcamp pages are included in the notes.

As this compilation is an ongoing process, it’s possible that the tracklist can still grow with a few extra songs in the next weeks. Please support & buy this compilation, let the internal fire burn on.

Also check the amazing support by the blogs Pan African Music and Rhythm Passport with nice articles and words about the compilation!

Saturday 21 july > Rebel Up @ 2x festival in Netherlands! > Welcome to the Village Festival (Leeuwarden) & De Leuke Festival (Utrecht)

hallo Nederland!

This saturday 21 july, Rebel Up SebCat and Duckfood will split their musical forces to divide themselves over 2 festivals.

Rebel Up SebCat will spin at Welcome To The Village festival in the far north of Friesland near Leeuwarden, together with DJ Francesco, closing off the Blessum stage from 1 to 3 am. Be ready for some hot global sounds!

During the day, great bands & performers such as Mark Lanegan, Kuenta i Tambu, Romperayo, Kanipchen Fit and Yuri Landman will play.

All info > FB event / website.

and the same day, Rebel Up Duckfood will go to the northern outskirts of Utrecht for De Leuke festival in de Voorveldse Polder. 

You can catch him at the Yallah Yallah stage, run by our buddy DJ Tommi and also with Ramses 3000 of Caïro Liberation Front and Pushin Wood playing at another stage. Be prepared for some heavy arabic sounds, from dakbe to chobi and electro chaabi!

All info > FB event

Hope to see you around! 🙂