New release on Rebel Up; single ‘Mamari’ by Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble

The song ‘Mamari’ is the title song to the forthcoming album of the same name by Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble from Cologne, Germany, which will be released at end of May on outernational Brussels label Rebel Up Records. It represents the vast musical development of the Muito Kaballa project since the release of the first album ‘Everything is Broke’ in 2019 on German label Switchstance Recordings.

Muito Kaballa, also known as Niklas Mündemann, started out as a one-man show on the streets and quickly gained attention through his loopstation performances. After the recording of the first album Niklas Mündemann wanted to move away from the entertainer image and explore new musical ideas. When he met musician Jan Janzen, the two instantly decided to create a band and take the project to the next level with heavy influences of afrobeat, jazz, funk and grooves. The band now consists members Nora Beisel on vocals, André van der Heide on drums, Leonard Gaab on percusscions, Marie Tjong-Ayong on trumpet and flugelhorn (recently replaced by Lilli Thomas on trumpet), Till Weise on bass, Benjamin Schneider on guitar, Tim von Malotki on baritone sax, Jan Janzen on keys and Niklas Mündemann on tenor sax, flute and synthesizer.

Till Weise, bassist and composer of Mamari; “When I first wrote Mamari, I wanted to create a song that I could play alone while singing along to it. Mamari is a song with a groove heart that moves forward fast and at the same time stumbles. Like riding a bike with bent wheels or like the way how camels move, which is called the pace gait, or in arabic: Mamari.”

You can buy the single or their Bandcamp or listen via Soundcloud.
The video will be premiered on friday 12.03 at 14:00 Belgian/German time.

Today 05.03 is Bandcamp Friday again > 15% discount on Rebel Up Records

hello all,

hope you are doing well in this up & down winter-spring weather transition,

Today is Bandcamp Friday again, where they waive their fees to support artists and labels until midnight.

We offer a 15% discount on all purchases until tomorrow night. Check out our digital & physical releases and merchandise. Use code bcfridaymarch to claim your discount 🙂
https://www.rebeluprecords.bandcamp.com

Thu 11.02 > 15-19h > Rebel Up 4hour mixtape @ We Are Various Radio for Week van de Belgische Muziek / Belgian Music Week

It’s Belgian Music Week! Sebcat made a 4 hour Rebel Up mixtape for We Are Various radio which will be streamed live today (thursday) from 15-19H via their website.

A wide selection of alternative, underground, experimental and global diaspora music from Belgium. www.wearevarious.com

with tracks by schroothoop, Babylon Trio, Memo Pimiento Electric Orchestra, Marockin’ Brass, MetX Movingmusic, Kaito Winse, Nikanor, Susobrino, Cheb Runner شاب رانر , Weird Dust, Bear Bones, Lay Low, Orphan Fairytale, Alex Deforce, Lexi Disques, Crammed Discs, STROOM, Compro Oro music, ESINAM, Black Flower, Sdban Records, WERF Records, Dijf Sanders, Muziekpublique, Las Lloronas, Badi, Le Motel, Chouk Bwa & The Ångströmers, Kel Assouf, Echoes of Zoo, Stakattak, PEGA, De Beren Gieren, Boot Tenace, Stadskanker, Phoenician Drive, KRAAK, Vica Pacheco, Ben Bertrand, Zephyrus Records, Kosmo Sound, Proyecto Secreto, Max le Daron, Lowup, Afrikän Protoköl, Planet Ilunga, Radio Hito, Wixel, Tsoukina and much more!

Rebel Up @ BRUZZ with Mazima & Azmari for Week van de Belgische Muziek / Belgian Music Week

Rebel Up show at BRUZZ for Week van de Belgische muziek 2021 / Belgian Music Week, all about Belgian/Brussels music. Presented by Sebcat & Omar Hobo, 2 interviews with Brussels artists Mazima duo ESINAM & Marie Rose Mayele and the global grooves by the band Azmari via Sdban Records and a tune by Kosmo Sound via Zephyrus Records. Listen to audio or watch the videostream >>>

Rebel Up label sampler 2018-2020, a compilation of our first 2,5 years.

Hey everyone,

Festive greetings and happy holidays!!!

Last week we launched our Rebel Up label sampler compilation, 16 tracks from our catalogue of the last 2,5 years to make you travel in our musical world.
*pay as you want*, check it here.

Rebel Up Nightshop #78 November radio show online

Rebel Up Nightshop radio show of this month November for Radio Campus Bruxelles has just been dropped online now!

+3 hours of fresh global sounds between free jazz, gnawa, afrobeat, traditional, tropical, dub, bass and more! with songs & albums by Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes on International Anthem, BANTU on Soldedad, JISR on Free Soul Inc., Satanique Samba Trio on Rebel Up, compilation La Locura de Machuca on ANALOG AFRICA, Kukaya on 1000Hz, Coreysan on Blind Colour, Nuri on Shouka, Los Bulldozer on Galletas Calientes Records, Vudufa on Basy Tropikalne, James Stewart & Ayuune Suley on Mawimbi, Arp Frique on Rush Hour, Maleza on Secousse and Burkina Azza with Les Frères Jackfruit.

Show uploaded here, tune in >>>

Fri 09.10 Rebel Up @ Friends with Kaito Winse (live) @ Kiosk Radio, 16-18h

hello all,
Friday 09.10 Rebel Up & Friends monthly session at Kiosk Radio.
with special guest and Burkina Faso griot musician Kaito Winse, who will present his recently released debut album Kaladounia on Rebel Up Records with a few live songs.

Watch & relisten to the sessions here:
FB video SebCat / FB video Kaito Winse
audio session SebCat / audio session Kaito Winse