New release out > African Electronic Diaspora: Black Lives Matter fundraiser compilation, 28 tracks!

V/A – African Electronic Diaspora: Black Lives Matter

release date: Friday 04.09 Bandcamp Friday
on Bandcamp only > www.rebeluprecords.bandcamp.com


In the aftermath of the Black Lives Matter protests in June allover the globe, followed by a summer with or without holidays, it’s important to keep the flame burning and the discussion going. The road is still long, but united we stand, moving forward together.

The aim of this compilation is to raise funds for various (inter)national NGO’s, anti-rasicm advocacy groups and organisations of black initiative, with all proceedings to be donated to these causes. (Look in press info for full list of carefully selected organiations)

The artists donated their music as a collaboration between Rebel Up Records, the artists and the international labels Nyege Tapes, Syrphe, Bongo Joe Records, Sdban Records, Galletas Calientes, Blanc Manioc, Indigenous Underground, Strut, Earconditioning and 1000Hz Records. On this compilation we brought together mostly electronic African or Afro descendant artists from the worldwide diaspora and artists based in their homelands, from motherland Africa to Latin America to the Caribbean and back to Europe. It’s a vibrant combination of contemporary sounds that showcases the current talent of the artists and producers, combined with awareness for black lives & art and serving as a fundraiser. You can find a list of the supported organisations on the last page. Also info on each of the artists and their Bandcamp pages are included in the notes.

As this compilation is an ongoing process, it’s possible that the tracklist can still grow with a few extra songs in the next weeks. Please support & buy this compilation, let the internal fire burn on.

Also check the amazing support by the blogs Pan African Music and Rhythm Passport with nice articles and words about the compilation!

Sat 20 Sept > Rebel Up! Soundclash & A/V Club @ OCCII, A’dam w/ The Space Lady (US), Watenga hiphop crew (TZ), Pyramyth label & more..

20 sept 14 OCCII


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Rebel Up & A/V Club once again join forces for an eclectic collab night this saturday with concerts, tunes and afterparty.
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SPACE LADY (US)
T H E S P A C E L A D Y is a street-performing singer based in Colorado, USA. Originally beginning on the streets of Boston in the late 70s and has recently begun playing again She has travelled through the stars to bring us the most wonderfully alien take on electronic street-song, channelled through a soul that has taken in UFO sightings, hiding from the US government, homelessness, communing, hitchhiking, and over two decades of playing the street corners, storefronts, and subways of America. A Casio battery-powered keyboard, vocal mic and echo & phaser controls are all the ingredients required for a live experience to align the spheres.

BIRD PEOPLE (AT)
Bird People is the solo and collaborative project of Uli Rois, who also runs Feathered Coyote Records. Aural celebrations…
More : http://bird-people.bandcamp.com/
+ Colectivo Døg VJ team & DJ Boris Becker

AFTERPARTY : Rebel Up! Soundclash Presents :

WATENGWA (TZ)
Watengwa is an East African hiphop collective from the slums of Kijenge ya juu Arusha, Tanzania. Watengwa are pursuing positive ways to confront and survive street life. While their music is deeply embedded in African perspectives and realities, they have been influenced by Western hip-hop legends.
http://www.watengwamusic.com/
https://www.facebook.com/watengwarecs

GAMEFACE
GameFace (who co-owns the Pyramyth label with Blvck) is a Dutch performer that produces mind-altering and breathtakingly dark (Trap) tunes
https://www.facebook.com/OfficialGameFace
https://soundcloud.com/officialgameface

+ Rebel Up! dj’s > with a set of arabic & turkish hiphop, ethnic beats and more.

see FB event here or see the OCCII site for full info

doors: 21:00
damage: 6€
Amstelveenseweg 134, Oud Zuid
A’dammie

Sunday 3 june; Jagwa Music (TZ) @ OCCII, A´dam, support Rebel Up! dj´s

Sunday 3 June @ OCCII, Rebel Up! will be supporting a special concert night with Jagwa Music from Tanzania, psychedelic tribal synth drumming galore for the wild minded. also support from our buddy dj Bushdoof.

wanna see how crazy the Jagwa sound can get?

Friday 23rd october, Rebel Up! Soundclash Utrecht #2, *live* João Brasil (BR) & Pata Potea (TZ/KE)

webflyer vechtclub oktThanks all you Utrecht folks for coming to our previous Rebel Up! cumbia party in sept.
It was a great success with a good global vibe! Up to another global dance night @ Vechtclub!

This night will have a much different sound than last time’s cumbia clash. Expect to get some fresh baile funk electro & tecnobrega live action from Brasil and shaking afrobeat funk and hiphop from Tanzania & Kenya!

João Brasil hails from Rio de Janeiro, but lives in London since a few months. He plays live electronically sampled music from Brasil; baile funk (Rio style hiphop electro), tecnobrega (dancepop from Brasil do Norte) and cut up ‘montagems’ of various Brazilian styles.

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