arabic music Tag

#8 Badiaa Bouhrizi aka Neysatu

Emerging from the Tunisian underground and bringing a neo-soul wave with socially conscious lyrics, Badiaa Bouhrizi, also known as Neysatu, is a powerful female vocalist and songwriter that packs a punch. She forged her own style by skilfully bringing together jazz, soul, reggae and electronic...

#7 Mustafa Said

In this episode of the Music Elevator we are thrilled to have with us one of the most notable figures in classical Arabic music: Mustafa Said. Mustafa is an Egyptian singer, musicologist, composer and Oud virtuoso born and raised in Cairo. Said was introduced to music...

#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....

#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...

#4 TootArd

In this episode, we are thrilled to welcome Hasan Nakhleh from the inventive duo, TootArd, 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 was...