arabic music Tag

The Elevator Podcast #6: Emel Mathlouthi

With us through the soundwaves - for the last podcast of 2020 - is Tunisian-born singer-songwriter, producer and artist Emel Mathlouthi. With her theatrical stage presence and arresting visuals, her live performances have captivated audiences ever since her debut album “Kelmti Horra”, released in 2012....

The Elevator Podcast #5: Yazz Ahmed

MARSM’s latest podcast is happy to welcome British- Bahrain trumpet and flugelhorn player Yazz Ahmed also described as “the priestess of Arabic psychedelic jazz”.  Seeking to blur the lines between jazz and electronic sound design, Yazz Ahmed brings together the sounds of her mixed heritage in...

The Elevator Podcast #4: Toot Ard

In this episode, we are thrilled to welcome Hasan Nakhleh from the inventive duo, Toot Ard, from the Occupied Golan Heights. Meaning “strawberries” in Arabic, the band are loved for their morphed reggae, psyche-rock, quarter tones, heavy synths, and most recently sprinkled pop.  The trailblazing ensemble...