April 2020

Playlist #4: Funk N’ Disco

Click here for the full playlist on YouTube, or play below This week we get the party going with some 70’s and 80’s funky tunes and grooves from the Arab world that have recently witnessed a dancefloor revival through crate diggers. These classics are full of...

Playlist #3: Dabke

Click here for the full playlist on YouTube, or play below Dabke is a vibrant and energetic musical genre that is closely related to earth. As a dance and music art form it brings together communities, hand in hand (not in times of Covid-19 that is)...

Playlist #2: Arabic Reggae

Click here for the full playlist on YouTube, or play below Associated with black culture, resistance and the cultural struggles of identity, many musicians from the MENA region have adapted the style to their local contexts and added some of their own musical flavouring to it....

Playlist #1: Levantine Electronica

Click here for the full playlist on YouTube, or play below An eclectic selection of high energy and good vibe electronica from brilliant musicians and artists in the MENA cherry-picked by MARSM. Delving through the Levant - Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon - welcome on-board this playlist! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlA3v8gHbQc1s_uWUfDeEvDTw4uBVgUbr What...