Sat 7 Sept > Rebel Up Records release party “Awakening Spirits” @ Aperodroom See U, Bxl

Join us for a Rebel Up Records saturday at APERODROOM SEE U from 2pm. Relaxing time around our guinguette & food trucks. Album release party of “Awakening Spirits” by Tropikal Camel.

Tropikal Camel (IS / Berlin Arabstazy)
Special guest is Tropikal Camel who will live present his new album “Awakening Spirits”, released just before summer on Brussels label Rebel Up Records. The new urban sound of Middle Eastern/North African futurism, an original fusion between traditional Arabic music with cutting edge electronic sounds. It is a quest for a new identity, one which has been released by colonialist thinking. One that has respect to the past but with heads up to the future, urban but tribal, dramatic but minimal, full of contradictions but keeping the balance. Electronic music that has a meaning and a story.
https://tropicalcamel.bandcamp.com/album/awakening-spirits
https://soundcloud.com/tropikalcamel
https://www.rockybb.org/
Interview + mixtape on Tsugi blog (in French) > http://tiny.cc/qq72bz

“Awakening Spirits” will be on sale during the event as normal & colour vinyl edition (15/20€), cassette (8€) and digital download codes (5€), CHOICE!


Tropical DJipsies (Brussels)
They united their feminine forces just before the International Women’s Rights Day. This mysterious female quartet has members from various countries and are part of the Brussels global underground attached to local crews like Giraffes & Penguins, Rebel Up and MEDEX. Global dancefloor sounds from all corners of the world, from feminist to activist songs and just pure global beat bangers, attached to their own southern roots and backgrounds as well as sounds from other continents.

Rafael Aragon (Tropikal Masala / Global Hybrid Records, Brussels)
Tropikal Masala’s co-founder and resident, member of the Global Hybrid collective, nomadic dj, skilled producer, superb remixer and avid globe-trotter Rafael Aragon provides a wide range of global electronic sounds, an avalanche of sweaty psychotropical waves, voodoo percussions and trippy oriental house stompers.
https://soundcloud.com/rafiralfiro

Hosted by Rebel Up DJ’s

TIMETABLE ♥
14h00 – 16h00 Aperodroom sounds
16h00 – 17h30 Tropical DJipsies
17h30 – 19h00 Rafael Aragon
19h00 – 20h30 Rebel Up DJ’s
20h30 – 22h00 Tropikal Camel *live*


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@ SEE U
Kroonlaan 227 Av. de la Couronne
Rue Fritz Toussaint 8 Fritz Toussaintstraat
Brussels Ixelles 1050


Bus | Tram | Train : 95, N08 | 7, 25 | Etterbeek Station
On site parking for bikes & scooters

Support the project
The entrance is FREE
Buy at the bar | trucks
Keep the place clean

Fri 5 July @ OCCII Amsterdam > Rebel Up! Soundclash & Subtropikal dance night w/ Maga Bo (BR)

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SubTropikal and Rebel Up! Soundclash join forces to bring you a one-off night of border crossing, dancefloor melting global sound.

We are excited to announce the return of global producer/DJ extraordinaire MAGA BO to Amsterdam and where better to host him than OCCII! Expect OCCII’s dancefloor to be transformed into a hot, booming, subtropikal cave. There will be great music, there will be dancing and there will be sweating – this is going to be a night not to be missed!

=========MAGA BO (BR)=========
Rio de Janeiro based Maga Bo has carved out his name in the “global bass” world (though we think he was making it before the term even existed!) for his futuristic mix of worldwide organic, traditional sounds with urban, bass ridden, sound system culture. His productions blend and blur global influences from dancehall, kuduro, cumbia, afro-brazilica and hip-hop into an infectious, club ready international sound. His latest album, the critically acclaimed ‘Quilombo do Futuro”, is a mind-blowing 21st century take on traditional Afro-Brazilian music, combining maculelê, coco, samba, jongo etc with hip-hop, dub, dancehall beats, ragga, kuduro and electronic bass.
http://www.magabo.com/

=========PROCESS REBEL (NL)=========
http://processrebel.net/
As if that wasn’t enough, we are lucky enough to have local bassario Process Rebel join for a special live collaboration with Maga Bo. Process Rebel has gained a reputation for his ability to traverse and unite the spectrum of global electronic music, seamlessly weaving together dub, dancehall, hip-hop, bass and the countless inversions of worldwide electronica.
http://processrebel.net/

=====SUBTROPIKAL & REBEL UP! SOUNDCLASH (FROM ALL OVER)=====
Joining forces to co-produce this event, SubTropikal and Rebel Up! Soundclash share the same philosophy: bringing you the freshest genre blending, top quality, global-digital sounds!
Expect some fine tropical bass mashed with furious folklore, non-stop dance 🙂

Profit of the night goes to charity Coucha Camp Refugees in Morocco. 262 refugees are on hungerstrike due to closure of their UNHCR camp in Medenine. more info; http://chouchaprotest.noblogs.org/

Friday 5 july
Doors: 22.00 – 03.00
Price: €5
Place: OCCII, Amstelveenseweg 134 Amsterdam
www.occii.org

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