new Rebel Up Nightshop #85 June online

Hello all,

Our latest Nightshop show for June 2021 is online. 3 hours of new global sounds and releases for the worldwide scene. 4 songs of the day from Colombia to Martinique and Colombia-meets-Brazil and a Palestinian song. Our albums of the month first take us to Africa with folk sounds from the Comores islands on Glitterbeat, southern Moroccan Amazigh blues music by Hassan Wargui (Hive Mind), Mdou Moctar’s tamashek rock album (Matador), Les Pythons de la Fournaise and their maloya & sega sounds (Catapulte) and Brussels female duo Mazima and their modern afropop children songs. Some strong jazz, afrobeat & afro cuban funk by Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble (Rebel Up) and a Jamie Branch live album in fiery jazz mood (International Anthem) In a more tropical mood with the roots-dub-cumbia by Krak In Dub (Galletas Calientes) and the compilation Club Coco selected by Coco Maria with lots of new latin artists and EP by Cameroon producer Nkom Bivoué in afrohouse and bass sounds. Tune in via mixcloud, all info & tracklisting can be found there 🙂

Rebel Up & Friends at Kiosk Radio w/ special guest RaqL (video)

Here our Rebel Up & Friends session from last thursday at Kiosk Radio, with special guest RaqL, Didi of Tropical DJipsies and SebCat. Between african, arabic & latino sounds!

On sunday 13.06 Rebel Up, Didi & RaqL (back2back) and Susobrino will play at Albert Culture rooftop (Mont des Arts/Kunstberg), all info in event.

see the full session on youtube >>>

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 >>>