Rebel Up summer tour 2018!

The Rebel Up summer tour has started,
Rebel Up DJ’s SebCat & Duckfood and artists Memo Pimiento and Babylon Trio from Rebel Up Records will be touring around this summer, playing parties, concerts and festivals. So far in 6 countries! > Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Croatia and Morocco. see you around!

all info > see the full tour here.

2nd Rebel Up Records release! > Memo Pimiento – A Todo Dar (vinyl + digital)

the 2nd release of Rebel Up Records is out!
we are proud to present Memo Pimiento’s album “A Todo Dar”.
Electro cumbia wave from Brussels via Mexico.

Guillermo ‘Memo’ Pimiento grew up in the capital Mexico D.F., a sprawling cosmopolitan capital with a population of 25 million, twice the size of Belgium. In 2012 he moved to Brussels where he settled with his Belgian girlfriend and daughter and continued his musical career with different musical projects.

Before being bitten by the cumbia virus, he played in various bands, from rock to electronic, trip hop, reggae and even a traditional mariachi band. Once on a holiday in the Spanish Canary islands, inspiration came to him to start making cumbia but with a heavier electronic feeling, influenced by Kraftwerk and Depeche Mode. With synthesizers and keyboards from the 80’s, samplers, circuit bended toys, Arduino soundcards and effect pedals he started making his own cumbia compositions. All of this makes the typical electrified Memo Pimiento sound.

He is joined by 2 band members, the Belgian Manon Amen (nicknamed Man.on) who is the female MC and dancer of the band to fire up the crowd and by Cuban percussionist Victor Hugo for some extra percussive power.

A Todo Dar is the personal soundtrack of Memo’s life between Belgium and Mexico and the extremes of these different worlds, sometimes complete opposites. He created a tripping context with human emotions, bringing the sun and heat of Mexico to Belgium as well as the cerebral creativity of popular Mexican music into an electronic sound.

Released digital via Bandcamp and available on LP in our new webshop as black vinyl and also as special limited edition *marble* colour vinyl.

listen here!

Fri 13 April > Rebel Up Records label night #1 @ Beursschouwburg, Bxl, Memo Pimiento LP release party + more!

hello Bxl,

Our 1st Rebel Up Records label night @ Beurrschouwburg, to celebrate the release of Memo Pimiento‘s album ‘A Todo Dar’. electro cumbia wave from Brussels via Mexico!After 10 years of being a DJ collective and organization, Rebel Up start a new adventure, releasing global artists and music styles that they love. This label night celebrates the album release of Mexican-Brussels based artist Memo Pimiento, “A Todo Dar” on Rebel Up Records in pure electro cumbia style!

Memo Pimiento (MX/Bxl)
Memo Pimiento Electric Orchestra is a fusion of the Latin American cumbia culture roots and European electro music with a psychedelic hint.
http://vi.be/memopimiento
http://memopimiento.bandcamp.com/

Nikanor (PE/Bxl)
Established in Brussels, Nikanor is a musical project that seeks to redefine rich Peruvian musical traditions in a new urban context.
https://www.nikanormusic.com/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYFisbbxTq-yBJiwq-owlNQ/videos

Dj Diego Armando (CT/ES)
A 24h digger moving from Jamaica to Cuba across New Orleans and back to Gyspy Rumba Barcelona.
http://diegoarmandodj.wordpress.com/
http://www.mixcloud.com/DiegoArmando/
http://wunderkammer.bandcamp.com/

Rebel Up dj’s Sebcat & Front Chaud (BE)
Expect a wild set of freshest tropical, African, Latino, Arab and Eastern global sounds.

Live visuals by VJ M.

doors: 22h / 3am
22h > DJ’s
23h > Nikanor *live*
00h > DJ’s
01h > Memo Pimiento trio *live*
02h > DJ Diego Armando

FB event > share with love! 🙂

Tickets > > 5 € presale / 8 € at the door
https://bit.ly/2DV6loc

@ Beursschouwburg
Rue August Ortsstraat 20-28
1000 Bxl

more info
NL https://www.beursschouwburg.be/nl/events/memo-pimiento-nikanor/
FR https://www.beursschouwburg.be/fr/events/memo-pimiento-nikanor/
EN https://www.beursschouwburg.be/en/events/memo-pimiento-nikanor/

sun 27 aug > Rebel Up @ Fiesta Latina Festival, Bxl

more Rebel Up latino action in Brussels!

on sunday evening, Rebel Up will play @ Fiesta Latino festival in Bois de la Cambre (Ixelles).

The festival starts on friday 25th and runs until 27th, where we will play at the closing night alongside the band Forro Mior, DJ Odilonn & Vincent Thekal and our buddy Rafael Aragon. on friday & saturday, our friends of Memo Pimiento, Kumbia Boruka, Arumbo and DJ Funky Bompa will play too!

for all info & tickets, see website or FB event.
see you around

Fri/Sat 18 & 19 Aug, Rebel Up NL weekender > Amsterdam @ De Ruimte + Leeuwarden @ Psy-Fi Festival

Hello NL!

This friday & saturday we’ll play a free gig in Amsterdam and at the psychedelic Psy-Fi in the Friesland nature near Leeuwarden.

Friday @ alternative venue De Ruimte in Amsterdam-Noord. During the summer they have their terrace open with live acts and DJ’s.

With Rebel Up we’ll host friday evening with global tunes and hopefully also a live act! Free in! from 20h til midnight.
FB event.

Then next day, saturday, we’ll go up north to Friesland province, for the Psy-Fi festival in a natural park area of De Groene Ster with lakes and such, nature bliss!

Psy-Fi calls itself a psychedelic festival, so not a typical Goa trance festival as there is much more on offer. From yoga, tantric & body awareness and artistic area’s to several music stages of which also a world music stage called the Global Theatre with live acts & DJ’s and the place where we will play a dance set 🙂
Also our Brussels friends of live act Memo Pimiento will join us, wepa! For sure it will be a psychedelic, colourful experience, fingers crossed for sun!

see for full info, timetables & tickets on the Psy-Fi website and FB event