Artist Feature

Artist of the Month #5: Maysa Daw

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Taking off with the firebrand: all-star collaborations and the glory of deadlines One of the most remarkable figures to have emerged from Haifa’s indie music scene in recent times, Maysa Daw is a versatile musician with unswerving talent. As well as her solo work and the...

Artist of the Month #4: Faraj Suleiman

Setting the stage: trailblazing the new Arabic jazz Currently regarded as one of the leading contemporary jazz pianists and composers of the Middle East, Faraj Suleiman built his scene and sound, from the ground up. With an impressive six albums under his belt and three currently...

Artist of the Month #3: Felukah

Soliloquies of pride and versatility: Felukah on finding her space and shaping her citadels I grew up in a context where the plural is the focus, feed the people, treated equal, plus we revolution locusts. I don't take much to notice this mishap of history, I was born in...

Artist of the Month #2: Marcel Khalife

For most of the Arabic-speaking world, Marcel Khalife requires no introduction: his songs were hummed by our parents, played on our tape recorders and sung together at home and in the street; today his music reverberates in concert halls across the world. In this feature,...

Artist of the Month #1: Hello Psychaleppo

Electro-Tarab: Electrifying a century-old Arabic tradition “What is it that you actually do?” was a question that producer and audio-visual artist Samer Saem Eldahr (aka Psychaleppo) took many years to be able to answer. Now recognised as a leading figure in the development of the electronic...