Iraq

Tom Calvert & Abdullah Al-wali team up for ‘Zanbor’

by Editor | 31st October 2017

Tom Calvert, the London producer best known for his work as Redinho and in Swet Shop Boys, recently dropped a first release under his own name entitled Zanbor. Heavily influenced by Arabic music and instrumentation, with liberal use of the zanbour hand drum from which the record takes its name, its rough and ready immediacy […]

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Germany

Sawa Trio & Lossy

by Editor | 17th November 2016

A truly international collaboration here. British-Iraqi singer Alya Al-Sultani started collaborating with Clemens Christian Poetzsch (a German pianist) and UK cellist Shirley Smartin in her living room. After those impromptu sessions were put to tape the stems were handed over to Lossy who essentially (re)mixed them into the form we hear them now. This album […]

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Tom Calvert & Abdullah Al-wali team up for ‘Zanbor’

by Editor | 31st October 2017

Tom Calvert, the London producer best known for his work as Redinho and in Swet Shop Boys, recently dropped a first release under his own name entitled Zanbor. Heavily influenced by Arabic music and instrumentation, with liberal use of the …

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