Kahareb celebrates the vibrant scenes of techno, folktronic, global bass, house, trance and more – and the spectacular regional talent that is making it all happen. Following Shubbak’s ground-breaking electronic showcase in 2017, Kahareb opens this year’s festival with an infectious late-night launch party.
Sama’ (aka Skywalker) is a DJ and electronic music producer from Palestine playing techno, house, and other deeper sub-genres with a unique twist of her own.
Masterfully refining the distinct sound of Oriental Slow-House, Shkoon mixes Arabic scales, melodies and traditional folk songs with classical harmonic structures.
A producer and percussionist from Tunisia, Nuri is one of the most promising upcoming musicians of African futurism, mixing deep bass, organic percussion with poly rhythmic grooves.
٠٠Glitterڭليثر combines her chaabi roots with her razor-sharp electronic selection, diffusing a sound that takes her North African roots on a ride through techno and cosmic disco
Produced by MARSM.
Supported by Arts Council England, A.M Qattan Foundation, Bagri Foundation and British Council.
Additional support: Cockayne Grants for the Arts and London Community Foundation
Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture. 28 Ju – 14 Jul 2019 shubbak.co.uk