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Electric Kahraba

Kahraba is an electric force that pulls the world together -Halim El Dabh

Perpetually searching for unique sounds that create the make-up of independent Middle Eastern Music, J. Namy aka Electric Kahraba, brings together contemporary and traditional music from the region. Compiling mixed soundtracks with songs and artists from obscure places, such as bootlegged music from Dubai to old Khaliji folk songs, Namy asks conceptual questions and challenges traditional notions of a uniform playlist. He also invites musicians and record label producers onto the show, where they engage in conversations about promoting music in their respective countries. The program is produced in Beirut, Lebanon and made available here in partnership with J. Namy.


Sad Songs
Kafala Blues
Arab Skank: Encounters in Dub
Boogie Baladi
Annihaya, After The End
Mkataa, Dubai Bootlegs
(a(version)s) (Middle East)
Push Button Synth Styles Change Up Arab Street Sounds