Friday 09.07 > Rebel Up & Mambele @ Congoville expo / apero, Middelheim museum café, Antwerp

Congoville is an expo in Middelheim museum park with a focus on contemporary Congo as well as the colonial legacy / wrongs of the past. The expo consists of works by 15 artists, including Sammy Baloji, Jean Katambayi, KinAct Collective, Angela Ferreira, Maurice Mbikayi, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Bodys Isek Kingelez, Kapwani Kiwanga and many others. check the expo programme here.

Every friday apero session in the MIKA café garden of Middelheim. Friday 09.07 from 17H – 21H with Rebel Up SebCat & Mambele, diving into the Congolese rumba, soukous, folklore and other styles from the 60’s to now via vinyl & more.

Discover the programme on the Middelheim website or FB event.

Sunday 13.06 > Rebel Up curates @ Albert Rooftop w/ Susobrino, Raql & Didi, Mont des Arts / Kunstberg, Bxl

This sunday afternoon until evening, Rebel Up curates @ Albert Culture, on the rooftop of Albertina bibliotheque (Mont des Arts / Kunstberg) with eclectic dj sets by SebCat, Susobrino and RaqL x Didi of Tropical DJipsies B2B set.

See you there in the sunshine?

From 15h to 22h, bar & restaurant.
FREE ENTRANCE
Before 17h entrance @ Kunstberg 28 Mont des Arts
After 17h entrance @ Museumplein 1 Place de la Musée
FB event here.

New release out 28.05; Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble – Mamari 2LP album + livestream concert

Friday 28.05 we have a new release out by german jazz/groove band Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble from Cologne, Germany. The album ‘Mamari’ is a trip into afrobeat and afro cuban sounds, about positivity, climate and social issues.

Out on double vinyl gatefold, CD and digital. Listen below via our Bandcamp or buy in our shop. Streaming on these platforms.

Also on 28.05 evening they will do a livestream concert in Cologne, see FB event.

‘Making of Mamari’ mini documentary for upcoming 2LP album

Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble is very happy to show you the ‘Making of Mamari‘. German videomaker Denis Eickmeier followed them into the recording studio and produced this little video, which really captures the vibe of the recording time and gives some insights in how the album and the Muito Kaballa project evolved. Love goes out to Ingo Hermes for the beautiful cover art and layout!

1st single ‘Mamari’ is out now and available on most platforms (check our bandcamp), 2nd single ‘Curupira’ releases on 24.04 and the 2LP album will launch on 29.05 on Rebel Up Records, as well as followed by an electronic remixes by Euro & Afro producers in the early summer.

Rebel Up & Friends session @ Kiosk Radio online now

Our Rebel Up & Friends session at Kiosk Radio from thursday is online now on Mixcloud. Check it out >>>

1st hour Rebel Up SebCat going all Amazigh, Sahrawi, Tamashek (Tuareg) and more.

2nd hour with special guest Tamqrant who did a selection on Kabyle women and Algerian gems from the 70’s to 90’s.

Also check the soundcloud profile of Tamqrant with deep Maghreb & Sahel mixtapes and Amazigh poetry readings

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