On saturday, Rebel Up! SebCat will play a few listening sets in the big Horta hall between the shows of Bosnian folk-jazz group Divanhana, Kosovarian-Turkish singer Suzan Kardes and Greek singer Katerina Tsiridou & Fanouris Trikilis Rembetiko Project. Expect sounds of slavic folklore, balkan beauties, old greek rembetiko vinyls, Turkish spheres and other vintage sounds from beyond the eastern hills.
and oh, supertip for saturday night > our friends of Foton organise a nice experimental global/electro night in Beursschouwburg with our good friends Lowdjo and Filastine playing too. Free in, so be there. All info here
Yesterday we got asked by Recyclart to fill in a last minute dj slot tonight due to a cancellation by Dom Thomas.
From 23:00- 0:00 we will fill in with a pure Rebel Up Thai dj set inside the Recyclart.
The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band brings Molam folk & lovely Thai party music from the ’60s and ’70s in a modern sexy sound. DJ’s Maft Sai and Chris Menist put out reissues on Finders Keepers and Soundway and as a result of the succes, they formed this Thai live band. Smong the musicians there’s the 72-year old Sawai Kaewsombat on khaen mouth organ and Kammao Perdtanon aka the ‘Jimi Hendrix of the Phin’ (thai guitar lute). These 2 icons of the Molam sound of the Northern Isan region of Thailand are accompanied by young percussionists and the DJ’s.
Maga Bo‘s sound is drenched in deep Brazilian rhythms (maracatu, samba reggae, capoeira…), with dark bass and heavy layers of percussion as a perfect symbiose of organic & electronic sounds. organische en elektronische klanken, inspired by folklore, hip hop and soundsystem culture. Dancing assured! Check this recent Brazilian underground compilation that he compiled!
Lineup > 22.00-23.00 Lapin Cru (Be) – free
23.00-24.00 Rebel Up! Thai set (Be)
24.00-01.00 Kriminal Hammond Inferno (Be)
01.15-02.30 Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band (Thai)
03.00-04.00 Maga Bo (US/Br)
04.00-05.00 Lowdjo (GB/Be)
this Friday our good female friends from Nantes-annex-Bruxelles are organising their first Tropical Boobs party @ le Metro Valdi -yes, they named it that in female self-sexist power stylee- a night filled with global bass sounds, juke, trap, dubstep, italo disco and whatnot @ Metro Valdi (15 Rue des Poissonniers) Bxl city centre near Beurs/Bourse.
Rebel Up! dj’s Sebcat & Leblanc will be spinning a heavy selection of global tunes. Leblanc will go deep into Africa with fast urban kuduro, kwaito house and some streetwise Mexican sonidero cumbia, while Sebcat will turn to Caribbean ways with the newest and roughest Karnival sounds from Haiti, Brazilian tecnomelody swing and some tecnofolk tunes from Syria & Egypt.
Joined by guest dj’s from Nantes DJ FI$H€RPRIC€ & $TRAPONTIN and Brussels immigrants RICO MEDEIROS (DRACHE MUSICAL/BXL) and VJ FLANDERS. Gonna be a hot night!
just 2€ donation in. these chicas are not about profit but into good partying.
Full info > check the faecesbook event here.
Also before our party starts, our good buddy Lowdjo is organising a special free *The Trilogy Tapes* evening @ Recyclart at 20:00 which is really worth going to for some fine lo-fi global tape sounds from Mexico, Thailand, India and Japan. It finishes at 1am, so our party is an excellent after party check it here!
This Friday, Rebel Up! Sebcat will play at the Inside The Box night @ cafe Central.-FREE IN!-
Expect a special global vintage set of Indonesian psychedelic pop n rock, Khmer cinema songs, Iranian electro from *Teherangeles*, Saharan guitars and autotune, Paraguayan polca folk and much much more; do come early though as Sebcat starts at 22h30.
Started by Umbrelladelika Records & dj Lowdjo,Inside The Box is an online platform that hosts monthly mixtapes from international deejays, musicians and producers as our Rebel Up! Sebcat did the special Indonesiadelica mixtape for ITB . The emphasis lies on non-signature based mixes, in which each artist can compile a number of tracks following a certain theme. For this second event at le café central, Inside the box invited some of Belgium’s more unknown DJs. Expect a night full of thematical tunes from all around the globe.
On this occasion ITB will present a 130min tape compiling bits and pieces from the first 10 ITB mixes! All made DIY stylee and available for a mere 5€ on the night itself!
It has been a while since we sadly had to cancel our december night due to unforeseen reasons, but we’re back with fresh energies to give you a special night of Rebel Up! sounds. Not our Congolese rumba night as previously promised, that one will happen in June! This will be a *global psyche night*, meaning we will focus on experimental & improvised global sounds as well as vintage pop/rock spheres from the 60’s and 70’s from different corners of the world. Ofcourse we’ll also give you a nice dose of heavy bass deeper into the night to big up the Rebel Up! kaleidoscope.
We’re happy to announce our special American guest Arrington de Dionyso (ex-Old Time Relijun, the psychedelic krautrock band from overseas & Malaikat dan Singa) who will bring his trans-utopian throatsinging, bass clarinet, inspired by Indonesian trance music as a live improvisation of global psychedelic proportions. Be warned, his sound will go deep into your soul and liberate it with shamanic power. Check out his outerwordly sounds; www.arrington.bandcamp.com
Our second guest will travel from less far Brussels, Belgium. DJ Lowdjo is an eclectic wizard of the sort that totally fits the Rebel Up! mood and we’re also happy to have him joining our global cause of diasphoric sound. He will play special vintage sets of Thai folk funk and Turkish psychedelic rock straight out of his 45’s collection that will get everyone swinging. Check his active blog and mixcloud for some of his fine mixes.
As always, the Rebel Up! crew will play electic ethnic sound and everything in between to make you listen & dance while our visuals will make sure there’s never a dull moment on the dancefloor.
The charity of the night where we will donate our profits to is NGO Bhakti Luhur in Malang, Eastern Java, which takes care of handicapped children. One of the aid workers is a dutchman who runs the excellent Madrotter blog, all about Indonesian pop, rock and folk music from the past with quality uploads, though since the whole megaupload bust his blog has been relocated at Madrotter Treasure Hunt.
Amstelveenseweg 134, A’dam Oud Zuid
doors from 22:30 til 4:00
$damage; 5€, profit goes to charity!