New Nightshop show online for January via Radio Campus Bruxelles. With songs of the day from Brazil, Peru, Argentina and London via South Africa. Our albums of the month are by experimental jazz trio Bog Bodies, Egyptian singer Maha and her 1979 arabic funk album, Israeli band Sababa 5 and their psychedelic exotica, Turkish singer Gaye Su Akyol and her psychedelic folkrock and Nigerian band Oriental Brothers International Band and their Igbo highlife music. Continuing with Electric Vocuhila and their Malagasy tsapiky sound, Mexican electro cumbia meets classical keys by Memo Pimiento, Algerian disco raï singles from the Maghreb K7 Club, Sarera & Blanc Manioc and their Mayotte island bass, Insula and their La Reunion maloya deep bass and finishing with RS Produçoes from Lisboa and their batida bass.
Tune in below!!
and in case you had missed, our #101 December show with a lot of great sounds. Songs of the day by Alicia Edelweiss and Ezra Collective on folky and afro funk vibes. 11 Albums of the month by Senegalese-Swedish group Wau Wau Collectif, desert psyche folk by Ak’Chamel, Kutiman with chill exotica soul & grooves, Guts with a powerful lineup of african & latin musicians, latin psychedelica vibes by Lola’s Dice, an anthology 2LP from Sao Tomé & Principe on Pedro Lima’s life and music and the religious electropop by Ghanaian singer Linda Ayupuka. Followed by female empowerment by Persian-Israeli singer Liraz, Al-Qasar and their urban arabic desert rock, French-Moroccan duo Alix Pilot & Ghizlane Melih and their arabic electrodub vibes and finishing with Iranian female producer Maral and her dark cut up electronics.
Rebel Up Nightshop show September online via Radio Campus Bruxelles, Groovalizacion Radio & Rhythm Passport. Songs by Jaimie Branch and KUTU. Albums by Yanna Momina (Glitterbeat Records), Kadef Abgi (Akuphone), BKO (Les Disques Bongo Joe), Carlos Niño & Friends (International Anthem), Compro Oro (Sdban Records), Meridian Brothers & Grupo Renacimiento (Ansonia Records), compilation A Guide to Western African Birdsong (Shika Shika) w/ Luka Productions ft Vieux Farka Touré, Acácia Maior ft Danae Estrela & Berlok, DJ Marfox, Amaliya Group (1000Hz Sacral Grooves), Torozebu project by Clap Clap & Domenico Candellori (Black Acre) and ZZK Records compilation vol. 4 w/ Pawkarmayta, QOQEQA & Galo Vermelho.
Here some of our latest radio shows and sessions from May & June!
Starting with our Rebel Up & Friends session @ Kiosk Radio
June > Rebel Up SebCat & SELAY (1st hour / 2nd hour) selections between dub, greek folk, turkish psychedelica, maghreb bass, oriental deephouse and more…
May > Rebel Up SebCat & Lady Conscious Be (1st hour / 2nd hour) selections between jazz, dub, psychedelica, roots reggae, rocksteady and more…
Our Rebel Up Nightshop show from May via Radio Campus Bruxelles. Selections from La Reunion to Senegal, Brazil, Colombia, Turkey, Tunisia, Tanzania, Uganda and beyond. Tune in here. Check previous shows here.
And our weekly show on BRUZZ radio, in the last few weeks we had interviews with Les Freres Jackfruit, Muito Kaballa, Sahad, Hazem B and a mixtape by Rafael Aragon.
Best wishes for this year all! Hope you had a great start to this new year whether healthy or in quarantine.. hoping for better days soon, which will come! 🙂
Here our recent Rebel Up Nightshop episodes, January & December via Radio Campus Bxl and shared by Rhythms Passport & Groovalizacion radio, each +3 hours trip around the world in sound. Click on images to listen >>>
Nightshop episode for January, starting with a coladeira song from Cabo Verde and Turkish folk made in Germany. Our albums of the month take us to sufi meditation raga’s via Tahir Qawwal, Portuguese arabic & sephardic jazz by Al-Jiçç, Tuvan throat singing by Khöömei Beat and Egyptian 70’s synthesizer soundtracks by Hany Mehanna. Down to the tropics of South America we have albums by Colombian palenque queen Petrona Martinez & female guests, the Rebel Up compilation Chicha Popular of 80’s chicha cumbia from Peru via Discos Horoscopo, Brazilian activist songs by Juçara Marçal, a female electronic compilation from Chile, afroperuvian bass by duo Vudufa, female electro maloya from La Reunion by Eat My Butterfly and closing with Tia Maria Produçoes crew from Lisbon.
Nightshop for December with albums of the month that take us to Iranian Kurdistan via the tanbur strings of Mohammad Heydarian on Radio Khiyaban, Lebanese-Brussels folk jazz by Molo Sayat via Zephyrus and Cabo Verde funana disco & roots by Tchiss Lopes reissued via Arabusta. Colombian band Sonoras Mil brings psychedelic tropical pop, Kiko de Gallo brings organic electro compositions in different colours, while father-son duo Betamax & Clive Bell combine experimental jazz and electronics. Owini Sigoma Band goes into spacey effects on traditional and electro tones via Brownswood label, while The Tonga Boys & Dr Kanuska Group dive into heavy ritual temple sounds. Tunisian duo Frigya brings mezwed & bedoui beats via Shouka label, Lisboa producer DJ Lycox via Principe Discos and South Africa gqom producer Griffit Vigo via Brussels Maloca label.
here is our new Rebel Up Nightshop show for November via Radio Campus Bruxelles, Rhythm Passport and Groovalizacion Radio, with albums by Quantic & Nidia Gongora, La Perla, Irreversible Entanglements, Boubacar Badian Diabate, Atongo Zimba, Los Kamer, Deli Teli, Monsieur Doumani, On Ouw Own Clock, Susobrino, Obeka, Machance & DJ Abbas and PT Musik.