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El Morabba3-المربّع are helping shape Jordan’s prolific indie scene

by Editor | 3rd May 2018

Founded in 2009, El Morabba3-المربّع is a Jordanian Palestinian band formed by Muhammad Abdullah, Odai Shawagfeh and Dirar Shawagfeh. Their music beautifully blends the best of Arabic-folk, indie and post-rock with lyrics about political, religious and social matters. With the emerging of festivals such as Wasla Music and bands like 47SOUL and Autostrad, Jordan seems a prolific place […]

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El Far3i – الفرعي

by Editor | 11th July 2017

We recently featured ‘Shamstep’ originators 47SOUL, but it’s also worth keeping an eye on each members’ solo work. Take El Far3i for instance, a multi-instrumentalist and MC who channels his thoughts through a wide range of styles. The Palestinian-Joradnian artist recently released El Rajol El Khashabi, an album that demonstrates his love of Arabic folk, […]

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47SOUL | السبعة و أربعين

by Editor | 25th May 2017

As the originators of ‘Shamstep’, a beguiling mixture of traditional Arabic genres with dancefloor-friendly electronics, 47SOUL are fast becoming one of the Middle East’s most successful new musical exports. The ‘sham’ part of the name comes from the historical region of Bilad al-Sham, which spreads over territories currently comprising Palestine, Israel, Lebanon, Syria and parts […]

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el morabba3

El Morabba3-المربّع are helping shape Jordan’s prolific indie scene

by Editor | 3rd May 2018

Founded in 2009, El Morabba3-المربّع is a Jordanian Palestinian band formed by Muhammad Abdullah, Odai Shawagfeh and Dirar Shawagfeh. Their music beautifully blends the best of Arabic-folk, indie and post-rock with lyrics about political, religious and social matters. With the emerging of festivals such as Wasla Music and bands like 47SOUL and Autostrad, Jordan seems a prolific place […]

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