47Soul, Berlin

The Palestinian musical collective formed in Jordan in 2013 taking influence from hip-hop, electronica, and R&B and melding it with the sounds of Dabke, a traditional folk dance, and other Shaa’bi roots music from the Levantine region.

Tarraband, London

Melding traditional Middle Eastern melodies with Western influences, this celebrated 6-piece embody “Tarab” – the Arabic word for the universal feeling when emotions and music become one.