Thu 19.08 > Rebel Up @ Global Night w/ Nacion Ekeko + Fanfarria del Capitan, VK Vaartkapoen, Bxl

Thursday 19.08 Global night in latino vibe with concerts & DJ sets at VK Vaartkapoen!
Andino & Cumbia time with 2 Argentinian music acts + Rebel Up DJ set

17:00 DJ Rebel Up duo
19:00 Nacion Ekeko > electro-acoustic sounds from the Argentinian selva & andes.
for fans of Chancha Va Circuito / Nicola Cruz and more!
20:30 Fanfarria del Capitan > festive cumbia, balkan beat, reggae, ska & rock from Buenos Aires!
21:30 more Rebel Up sounds until the end….

► GRATIS | GRATUIT > come early, limited capacity!
FB event / website

Listen to our Rebel Up & Friends session from 18.08 at Kiosk Radio w/ SebCat & Nacion Ekeko here.

Chicha cumbia playlist

Here a playlist of existing & upcoming chicha cumbia releases from Peruvian bands on Rebel Up and Discos Horóscopo labels. Discover the power of chicha with Nikanor, Chacalon y La Nueva Crema, Los Shapis, Grupo Somos de Huanuco, Pintura Roja, Los Ovnis and more.
After the summer, we will release the 2LP retrospective compilation Chicha Popular (Love & Social Political Songs from 1980’s Peru Discos Horoscopo 1977-1987), 7inch of Los Shapis and Grupo Somos De Huanuco cult album.

ES > Aqui una playlista de actual y futuro lanzamientos de chicha cumbia de la bandas peruanas en los sellos Rebel Up y Discos Horóscopo ¡Descubre el poder de la chicha con Nikanor, Chacalon y La Nueva Crema, Los Shapis, Grupo Somos de Huanuco, Pintura Roja, Los Ovnis y mas….
Después del verano, lanzaremos la recopilación retrospectiva de 2LP Chicha Popular (Canciones de amor y política social de 1980’s Peru Discos Horoscopo 1977-1987), 7inch de Los Shapis y álbum de culto de Grupo Somos De Huanuco.

Sun 16.08 > Rebel Up & Friends @ Saintklet Summer weekend #1, Saintklet terrace, Bxl

This weekend starts the programme of the new Saintklet outdoor terrace!

Saintklet wants to play a pivotal role in the development of the canal area, together with local institutions. The core idea for creating this space was that we wanted to keep it public, meaning free for everyone to use.
This crisis has taught us that safe public spaces are in decline.
Local initiatives and citizen collectives have to work together to make sure they stay accessible, even during a pandemic.

On sunday from 17:00 – 22:00 we will do a takeover with Rebel Up & Friends with a sweet local lineup!

Rebel Up SebCat
Didi (Tropical DJipsies)
Rafael Aragon
Almanata
Cheb Runner


This is a free event, but in compliance with current measures you will have to register upon entry. See all info in the FB event.

Sound provided by HIGH ‘n’ IRIE Sound System
Artisanal beers & softs (Brasserie la Senne /L’Ermitage / Fritz)

@ Akenkaai 1 Quai des Peniches, 1000 Brussels
just in front of Kanal Pompidou

Thu 9.07 > Rebel Up @ See U (F)estival, See U, Bxl

Tonight, global listening sounds with Rebel Up & Tropical DJipsies. come have a drink & hang with us.

Out Of Office with Rebel Up SebCat & Didi of Tropical Djipsies (17h30 – 22h)
16:00 – 20:00 09/07 Feed U – Bio Market & Guinguette
16:00 – 22:00 Marché Créatif & Durable Hebdomadaire @See U
22:00 – 00:00 Kinopen Air Vol. 1 • Musicals (La La Land + Grease)

All info > FB event

@ See U
Rue Fritz Toussaintstraat 8,
1050 Ixelles / Elsene

Radio in quarantine times: Rebel Up mixtape @ Bruzz, wednesday @ Kinky Star livestream, thursday at 48FM Liege

Hello all,

we hope you are doing fine and taking care of yourself and your loved ones.

Rebel Up has been staying active on the radio, livestream and mixtape front! Quite some action going on, follow our Mixcloud or FB page to see all.

Every week tuesday we do a quarantine mixtape for BRUZZ radio instead of our live radio show. here is yesterday’s mixtape, tracklisting in comments.

Tonight (wedn 29/04) from 22h to 23h30 Rebel Up SebCat will be live on the stream for Kinky Star Café and their Kinky Karantaine livestream sessions via Twitch. see all info in FB event.
Expect a session from tropical rock to noisy global sounds and beyond. Sounds from the global underground!
Follow the Twitch livestream here.

and tomorrow (thursday 30/04) is our weekly Giraffes & Penguins quarantine session for 48FM Radio in Liege. Tune in live at brunch/lunch hour from 12h to 13h.

Happy listening and thanks for the support!

new Rebel Up Nightshop online (April) > #71 Quarantine show with 10 albums of the month!

This month’s Rebel Up Nightshop show (April 2020, via Radio Campus Bruxelles) is done in quarantine, home recorded as a big 2 hour mixtape with 10(!) albums of the month. Look out for some current candid COVID19 spoken word soundbites throughout the show as awareness or social political counteraction.

Starting with a psychedelic oriental tune by Baharat on Batov Records and followed by the new Ethiofunk-meets-dub album ‘Yene Mircha’ by Hailu Mergia on Awesome Tapes From Africa. After this, Argentinian outsider band Los Siquicos Literalenos and their experimental chamame folk sound out on Hive Mind Records and followed by the reissue of Peruvian Amazonian cumbia band Ranil Y Su Conjunto on Analog Africa, rare recordings from the 1970’s. We travel to Turkey via German Turkish migrant communities on the Uzelli Electro Saz compilation with psychedelic folk from 70’s & 80’s and followed by contemporary northern Greek folk music album by Evritiki Zygia on Teranga Beat label. Then we travel to Morocco, to the Master Musicians of Jajouka & Bachir Attar reissue on vinyl by Zehra label from a 1991 recording and we travel up into the Iberian peninsula for the compilation Codex Futura Vol.1 on Samain Music digital label with contemporary electronic folk music from Spain & Portugal. El Buho brings his new electronic latino album ‘Ramas’ on Wonderwheel label and we end the show in oriental electronic rave sounds via French duo Ko Shin Moon (‘Leila Nova’) on Akuphone and Palestinian duo Zenobia (‘Halak Halak’) on Crammed Discs.
See full tracklisting in comments >