Thursday 03.11 Rebel Up SebCat plays at underground Cave 12 venue on the Bongo Joe records night, live concerts by the amazing duo Cyril Cyril and Turkish trio Lalalar. SebCat will play b2b with DJ Injuste.
This month’s Rebel Up Nightshop show (April 2020, via Radio Campus Bruxelles) is done in quarantine, home recorded as a big 2 hour mixtape with 10(!) albums of the month. Look out for some current candid COVID19 spoken word soundbites throughout the show as awareness or social political counteraction.
Starting with a psychedelic oriental tune by Baharat on Batov Records and followed by the new Ethiofunk-meets-dub album ‘Yene Mircha’ by Hailu Mergia on Awesome Tapes From Africa. After this, Argentinian outsider band Los Siquicos Literalenos and their experimental chamame folk sound out on Hive Mind Records and followed by the reissue of Peruvian Amazonian cumbia band Ranil Y Su Conjunto on Analog Africa, rare recordings from the 1970’s. We travel to Turkey via German Turkish migrant communities on the Uzelli Electro Saz compilation with psychedelic folk from 70’s & 80’s and followed by contemporary northern Greek folk music album by Evritiki Zygia on Teranga Beat label. Then we travel to Morocco, to the Master Musicians of Jajouka & Bachir Attar reissue on vinyl by Zehra label from a 1991 recording and we travel up into the Iberian peninsula for the compilation Codex Futura Vol.1 on Samain Music digital label with contemporary electronic folk music from Spain & Portugal. El Buho brings his new electronic latino album ‘Ramas’ on Wonderwheel label and we end the show in oriental electronic rave sounds via French duo Ko Shin Moon (‘Leila Nova’) on Akuphone and Palestinian duo Zenobia (‘Halak Halak’) on Crammed Discs. See full tracklisting in comments >
This Friday, Rebel Up! is hosting the afterparty for Festival Cinema Méditeranéen @ Botanique.
We invited some special guests for a true Mediterranean flavour.
Rebel Up! SebCat will be accompanied by Israelian dj/producer Gal Kadan, who is specialised in music from the Levant (Libanon, Israel, Palestine, Syria & Jordan) and also by Spanish Brussels DJ’s El Gato Callejero and I Am Sardina, who will spin Iberian sounds from rumba Catalana to flamenco & mestizo + live percussion.
Expect a wild mix with dance music from the Mediterranean and the Levant > Latino Euro-Arab-Andalus connection!
@ Botanique Witloof bar
From 23h till very late!
FREE IN! Info here
Café Congé again! that means the garden of Elzenhof will be changed into a summer bar with party in a certain theme. On this 1st night, they will go Caribbean. With loungegarden, kid activities, concerts and DJ’s in the garden, cocktailbar and food, dance workshop, visuals and more. In collaboration with Rebel Up! DJ’s, MI-Casting, Brede School and Bib Sans Souci. *FREE IN!*
15:00-18:00 Loungegarden & kids animation & Silver Canary Soundsystem
15:30-17u30 Latino kids animation by Multicolor ASBL
17u30 Latino dance initiation for kids
18:30 Modeshow MI-Casting + dansinitiatie
18u50 Dance initiation for adults by Yamilet (Cuba)
19:30 concert Turikumwe (traditionele cumbia)
20:30 concert The Concrete Coconuts (calypso)
22:00 DJ’s Rebel Up! & Drache Musicale (Radio Panik)
a special Pan-Amafropeans night @ OT301 venue during Amsterdam Dance Event, organised by Pal/Secam & Afrobot. with Baris K, Young Marco, Afrobot, Pal/Secam, Bufiman & Tako.
in De Peper restaurant of OT301, there will be some live shows earlier in the evening and at midnight followed by a Rebel Up dj set from SebCat til the end, expect lots of global flavours from all the continents, in vintage and electro style
The event is practically sold out, only 50 tickets at the door, so come early if you ‘re keen to be there! 🙂
Next day on sunday afternoon there is a swapping market and musical matinee afternoon at our homestead venue OCCII. The Fly Agaric collective organises this afternoon of various swapping and with a special concert by Moroccan musician Lahcen Akil and the Chaabi Brothers. Wow!
Lahcen Akil was born in 1969 in the village of Tamlalte on the route of the thousand Kasbahs in the Moroccan High Atlas. Influenced by acoustic music and traditional Amazigh songs, he started music very young. As songwriter and poet, he writes songs about the beauty of the region which he plays on a self-made 5-stringed lothar lute, composed of a wooden handle, a palm soundboard and goatskin. Lahcen is joined by fellow villager and percussionist El Houssain Safir who plays the bendir, a traditional drum with vibrating snare. For the occasion, two more musicians come along: the bassist David and accordionist Matthieu. Be ready for a compelling evening of raw Amazigh roots out of one of the most beautiful regions in the world!
Next up this thursday is the Kick Off The Campus / Stoemp night at the KultuurKaffee at VUB university campus. It’s a party night to kick off the academic year and a fine night for students to get wild and on global sounds. and oh, it’s FREE IN, also for non-students!
head act of the evening is Merdan Taplak & his Balkan Beat Brassband, who will swingaling between euphoric balkan beats, New York hiphop and electrofunk. Merdan is a born and raised Antwerpian with Turkish roots and is known for his dj sessions and producer skills. With his new band he takes his sound a big step further and to global urban spheres. http://merdantaplak.com/music/
The band Sabena will be the perfect warmup > multicolor electropop with African grooves. Just like Merdan, this Afro-Belgian band from Leuven mixes electronics with an energetic and crazy live-act. Recently they remixed Taplaks single “All Out” (ft. Kraantje Pappie) and also worked together with Belgian global funk outfit Buscemi. http://www.sabenamusic.com/
Support by Rebel Up! dj’s Sebcat & Leblanc for your dancefloor dose of global sounds. Expect us to play a worldly warm up before/between the band and afterwards for a fine late night party!