Tag Archives: Arabic

SONG OF THE DAY Ahmed Malek – Tape 19​.​11

Ahmed Malek was an Algerian pianist/flutist, conductor and composer who made music for television and the big screen. Born in 1931, he spent many years creating sounds for TV shows, documentaries and (largely) for cinema film scores.  Not only did … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Omar Khorshid – Rakset El Fadaa

The vastly hypnotic and rather intoxicating sounds you are hearing today comes courtesy of Egyptian guitarist and composer, Omar Khorshid.  Born in 1945 and known as of the most legendary figures in Arabic music, he was a self-taught musician who … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ahmed Abdul-Malik – Mahawara (The Fugue)

 Mahawara (The Fugue) is an enchanting piece of music found on Ahmed Abdul-Malik’s1960 East Meets West LP, which was issued on RCA records. Released in 1960, it was the second record from the US jazz double bassist and oud player … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abdou El Omari – Afrah El Maghreb

Known as a pioneer of Moroccan psychedelia, Abdou El Omari was a composer, keyboardist and producer who was active from the mid-70’s to early 80’s. His sound encapsulates the traditional folk sounds of his heritage, whilst embracing modern musical styles, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Latins ‎– Habibi Twist

This exotic sonic adventure has a little bit of everything thrown into its sublimely chromatic mix, but in all the right measures! It’s mystical Arabic-tinged body is coated with with shades of exotica, jazz and surf, whilst a touch of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kamal Keila – Taban Ahwak

The story of the label that has reissued today’s glorious song goes back to 2012 when Berlin DJ, record collector and Jakarta Records label owner, Jannis Stürtz was touring round Morocco in search of old vinyl records. (See more from this label on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Al doum & the Faryds – Solchi

Expanding into just over 8 minutes of glorious psychedelic mysticism, Solchi really feels like a journey!  One that extends over pensive dusty lulls before expanding into the exotic terrains of misty mountain highs.  This track sounds like you’ve just tuned into … Continue reading

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