On Friday 17th Rebel Up! helps organising a very special night at Recyclart during the always amazing Holidays festival.
as the title says > Puxa: Luso African Dance Night stands for a night filled with African dance music from the Lusophone countries such as Angola and Cabo Verde with styles like Semba, Funaná and more. Expect some serious tropical sounds impossible not to dance to.
‘Puxa’ means ‘pull’ in Portuguese (and not ‘push’ as would seem logical) and is used as a musical shout to pull your dance partner closer to you. Be ready to hear Puxa! night long!
Live concerts by Chalo Correia and Band from Angola via Lisboa, Tabanka from Cabo Verde via Rotterdam and the Celeste Mariposa dj’s from Lisboa.
Chalo Correiais Gonçalves António Correia, an Angolan musician and singer who grew up with Semba music in his blood. Chalo was born in Luanda, the capital of Angola, in 1968. During his boyhood he was fortunate to encounter musicians from revolutionary semba bands like Os Merengues, and Os Kiezos. He moved to Lisboa, Portugal in the beginning of the 90s and started to learn the classical guitar on autodidact and academic level with a strong will to make it by playing vintage Angolan music. His debut album ‘Kudihohola’ has just been released in June by Celeste/Mariposa Discos and is testimony to the development of his remarkable vision on Angolan music. Chalo Correia as a band retains the explosive, organic sounds of Semba and Rebita, but also remains in touch with the modern urban afro music scene in Lisbon. Semba is the swinging afro style from Angola, it comes from the word Masemba, which means ‘belly bumping’, a reference to some serious tight dancing. It’s the original base for styles like Brazilian Samba, Kizomba, Rebita, Kazukuta and it inspired the birth of urban Kuduro sound. Check his new video below for that sweet Semba sound.
Tabanka is a 7 piece Cabo Verdian band from Rotterdam, playing the fast swinging funaná music, thé dance sound of Cabo Verde. Their delirious funaná is ruled by the diatonic accordeon (gaita) and the ferrinho (metal stick) for some scraping rhythms and changing speeds. The group got its inspiration by generational musicians such as Bulimundo and Américo Brito but with their own modern interpretation and sound. Check it out! >
TheCeleste / Mariposadj duo run the famous Afro-Baile dance nights in Lisboa where they bring the Lusophone music culture together in sound. Their research is all about music from the former African Portuguese colonies; Angola, Kaapverdië, Guinee Bissau, Mozambique and Sao Tomé & Principé, digging up old vinyls on markets and visiting studio’s in Lisboa. They just started their own label Celeste Mariposa Disco’s on which they released Chalo Correia and for sure more Luso African releases will follow! Want to see how special they make it happen on their night? Check this video >
More african tunes from the Lusophone countries by Rebel Up!SebCat vs Planet Ilunga
Listen here to our latest Rebel Up Nightshop summer episode to hear all about the night > Semba, Funaná and Chalo Correias album!
MONOPHONIC is a festival of radiophonic creations taking place at Halles de Schaerbeek. Ateliers Claus is organizing the opening event for them. It was and is a true battle to find links and crosses with the festival in order to program acts in their esprit.
“THIS WORLD IS UNREAL LIKE A SNAKE IN A ROPE” Film presented by Robert Millis (Sublime Frequencies)
Folk cinema from the eternal never-ending collage that is INDIA. A journey through the ancient Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu featuring Hindu trance ceremonies, street music, festivals, nagaswaram improvisations, impossibly loud cities, ancient temples, processions, devotions, decay, fireworks, abstractions and more. India is impossible to know: it is impossibly old and impossibly new, impossibly rich and impossibly poor, quiet and chaotic. Offered here is one perspective, raw, captured live and in the moment, with an emphasis on India’s complex and mesmerizing sounds.
RADIO FEMMES FATALES – “No Woman No Crime – Emission 1″ & “Clitoris is not a button”
RFF crée des pièces radiophoniques performées en direct, devant un public et transmises en simultané sur une radio locale ou nationale, hertzienne ou web, associative, publique ou pirate.
RFF aborde les questions du genre, des femmes, des luttes, mais pas seulement.
No Woman No Crime est une série d’émissions qui se joue de la distinction des genres radiophoniques existants. Musiques, bruits, silences, voix, récits, dialogues, chansons, archives, s’entremêlent sans hiérarchie de valeur. Le montage, le mixage et les bruitages sont fait en direct sur scène. Ces pièces s’écoutent, se dansent ou s’observent comme un road-movie radiophonique.
À voir comme à entendre en direct sur Radio Moniek !
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & QUENTIN NICOLAï
Quentin Nicolaï met en musique les sons de la nature qu’il a recueillis, soutenus par les bruitages et mélodies de Benjamin Franklin.
+ radio sounds & party with DJ SebCat (Rebel Up!) will play radio recordings from his travels in India – Pakistan – Nepal – Morocco & Peru inbetween the movie & groups
Our very first radio show session, “emission 0” on Radio Campus Bxl, broadcasted on 11th of january and to be repeated several times during the month. The show was actually recorded in late august and we had to wait a while before it was accepted into the Campus programme schedule. We kick off with 2 songs, followed by a label focus about the Sahel Sounds label that mostly releases current folk & electronic music from the sub Saharan region. Then we played our albums of the month, which were Hailu Mergia (on Awesome Tapes From Africa) and Grand Kallé & l’Orchestre Jazz (on Planet Ilunga), followed by a global style focus on Pandza music from the south of Mozambique, a new electronic Marrabenta Shangaan style. In the nightshop segment we interview local Afghani shop owner Raza Wasiq of the Economat shop on Av Stalingrad and he chooses 2 ‘Hazzari’ songs to play. To end, a freestyle mix of Rebel Up! sounds. download here > http://www.mediafire.com/download/mrt…
During the whole month of august, there are free musical evenings in the garden of the Elzenhof.
On Thu 22 august, Rebel Up! & Radio Campus host an evening with all kinda eclectic and global sounds by the Campus & Rebel Up! dj´s.
but also a live concert by local Brussels band Orch TP Jean Mikili!
This trio from Brussels specialises in Congolese rumba with fresh indierock while keeping it real for all to swing and shuffle to. It’s gonna be *Tout Puissant* for sure!