Thu 11.02 > 15-19h > Rebel Up 4hour mixtape @ We Are Various Radio for Week van de Belgische Muziek / Belgian Music Week

It’s Belgian Music Week! Sebcat made a 4 hour Rebel Up mixtape for We Are Various radio which will be streamed live today (thursday) from 15-19H via their website.

A wide selection of alternative, underground, experimental and global diaspora music from Belgium. www.wearevarious.com

with tracks by schroothoop, Babylon Trio, Memo Pimiento Electric Orchestra, Marockin’ Brass, MetX Movingmusic, Kaito Winse, Nikanor, Susobrino, Cheb Runner شاب رانر , Weird Dust, Bear Bones, Lay Low, Orphan Fairytale, Alex Deforce, Lexi Disques, Crammed Discs, STROOM, Compro Oro music, ESINAM, Black Flower, Sdban Records, WERF Records, Dijf Sanders, Muziekpublique, Las Lloronas, Badi, Le Motel, Chouk Bwa & The Ångströmers, Kel Assouf, Echoes of Zoo, Stakattak, PEGA, De Beren Gieren, Boot Tenace, Stadskanker, Phoenician Drive, KRAAK, Vica Pacheco, Ben Bertrand, Zephyrus Records, Kosmo Sound, Proyecto Secreto, Max le Daron, Lowup, Afrikän Protoköl, Planet Ilunga, Radio Hito, Wixel, Tsoukina and much more!

Saturday 12.12 > Rebel Up Nightshop (December) show on Radio Campus Bruxelles

Saturday 12 Dec, +3 hours of Rebel Up Nightshop radio show for December.

With songs and new albums by Selene Saint-Aimé, Altin Gun, Chicha Libre, Derun, Las Lloronas, Groupe Lhssan Bouri, Rustam Quliyev, Liraz, Atangana label, Nkumba System, Raúl Monsalve y Los Forajidos, Max Le Daron, Blanc Manioc label, Kebrada label and more!

Listen to the show here, download link in comment section >>>

2 new vinyl releases out on Rebel Up Records > Dandana & Kaito Winse

2 new Rebel Up vinyl releases arrived on friday > DANDANA and Kaito Winse, Gambian-Senegalese-Dutch Wolof funk sounds and Burkinabé griot music. Artwork by Bas Ackermann / Efeb and Lucile Gautier.

Available as gatefold vinyl (Dandana) and vinyl + CD (Kaito Winse).
Want one? Hit us up or check it out on our Bandcamp > www.rebeluprecords.bandcamp.com

Fri 02.10 new release out on Rebel Up; Kaito Winse – Kaladounia. Burkinabé griot artist solo album with modern traditions and deep spiritual ancestral sounds.

Kaito Winse comes from a Burkina Faso griot music family. From an early age he was formed in the traditions of his family in the village of Lankoué, Sourou region in the north of Burkina Faso.

As a modern jeli or griot, Kaito is the message bearer for the traditions of Burkina Faso. His solo debut album “Kaladounia” ( ‘Here the world’ / ‘ici le monde’), takes its impetus from the desire to perpetuate these traditions. The tama drum, the toutlé and the Fulani flutes and the traditional mouth bow accompany the songs addressed to Ancestors and newborns, and appeal to the force of planet earth. Traditional and spiritual techniques are renewed and unveiled on this album.

“Kaladounia” also takes its inspiration from the richness of human values ​​and the need to communicate with nature. His mouth bow leads the voice and carries uplifting messages. His voice rises in in the local Burkinabé languages of Mooré, Samo and a little bit of French and pays homage to women, to their courage, to love and to life. The songs reveal the mastery of traditional musical techniques and rhythms, a spirituality rooted in ancestral values ​of men and nature, and a powerful and striking voice you won’t forget. This is the world, this is the place to do good things while you are here.

Released on Rebel Up Records, supported by NGHE Mediatheque, Enthusiast Music and Muziekpublique.

Tomorrow saturday 03.10 Kaito Winse will play an album release show at Muziekpublique theatre with Malick Pathé Sow. For info and tickets check here.

It’s Bandcamp Friday where Bandcamp waives their fee for 24H in support of artists and labels, so please support! 🙂

Music in corona quarantine times: new Rebel Up Nightshop radio show online #70

Hope you are enjoying the quarantine times, listening to music, reading books, binge watching movies/series. Here some music food for thought >

Rebel Up Nightshop episode #70 online now, as broadcasted via Radio Campus Bruxelles in FR + ENG. 4 songs of the day via France, (ZOH/astre via Zamzamrec), La Reunion (LiNDiGo), Algeria/Lyon (Nordine Staifi via Bongo Joe Records) and Palestine (Zenobia single via Crammed Discs). What more? A wide selection of 3 albums, 1 EP and 2 compilations of the month: from JOLA Hidden Gnawa Music in Brussels compilation on Muziekpublique label followed by the reissue compilation Cadence Revolution from the Disque Debs archives on Strut Records. New albums by Lisbon funana electropunk band Scúru Fitchádu on 1611743 Records DK label, space ethio electronic sounds by Ozferti & Ethiopian guest musicians on Brussels Humpty Dumpty Records, the debut album by British-Ghanaian trio Onipa on Strut Records and the debut EP by Moroccan-Brussels producer Cheb Runner on our own Rebel Up Records. Tune in here or download the podcast!

30.01 – 10.02: Rebel Up on Euro tour w/ Nahawa Doumbia in BE/NL/DE/FR/CH

hello friends,

for the next 2 weeks from 30.01 until 11.02, Rebel Up SebCat will be touring with Malian singer Nahawa Doumbia and her acoustic band. Not as DJ, but managing the band on the road, taking them from venue to venue through Belgium (Antwerp, Gent, Leffinge), Netherlands (Leiden), Germany (Dusseldorf), France (Paris) and Switzerland (Baden, Geneve & Dudingen).

Since the 1970’s, she is one of the main female voices of the Malian Wassoulou style. Check our her recent reissue on the Awesome Tapes from Africa label, it’s pure bliss.
On the tour they will have merch for sale (CD’s and vinyls) at very fair prices.

See the tour dates & venues above, come and say hello!

On saturday 8 Feb, SebCat will spin global tunes in Geneva together with the Bongo Joe team at Chez Jean-Luc cabaret bar into the night. Drop by & swing 🙂

Rebel Up & Drache Musicale @ Dona Onete (BR) concert, Muziekpublique, Bxl

Dona Onete, queen of the carimbó!

Eighty-year-old Dona Onete, the great singer of the Amazon culture, shows with her new album Rebujo that quality is not an age. While the Brazilian government is turning its back on the minorities in Brazil, Onete embraces diversity – especially in its state of Pará – which, in its opinion, is “the most diverse in Brazil with its mix of colors, rhythms and tastes”. Dona Onete, a former teacher, political activist for indigenous cultures and culture minister, started her music career ten years after she had officially “retired”. She first encouraged people with her challenging texts.

At her concerts she wraps everyone up with carimbós, dance music with a strong African groove, and bangues, dancing with a ska-like rhythm; supplemented with cumbia, brega and samba.

warmup & afterparty support by Rebel Up SebCat & Drache Musicale.
and during, a dance demonstration by Patricia Tambeur.

doors 19h
FB event / Muziekpublique website