Category Archives: Music

Image: Sarah's Bags on sale at the Mosaic Rooms, courtesy of Ghada

What’s On: From sketches with Nazir Tanbouli to watchtowers at the Mosaic Rooms

Award-winning mural artist Nazir Tanbouli is inviting anyone who can pick up a pen to come down to Studio 75 for a Draw In on Saturday 1 December 2012. Those who prefer to watch can see his live drawing demonstration

Image: Sarah's Bags on sale at the Mosaic Rooms, courtesy of Ghada

What’s On: From sketches with Nazir Tanbouli to watchtowers at the Mosaic Rooms

Award-winning mural artist Nazir Tanbouli is inviting anyone who can pick up a pen to come down to Studio 75 for a Draw In on Saturday 1 December 2012. Those who prefer to watch can see his live drawing demonstration

Hip Hop Logo Middle Eastern Rap and Techno Music

Iranian MCs and Techno à la Lebanese: The best Middle Eastern rhythms on the web

When we cast our minds to the Middle East, we may think of many things. Regrettably, today we are most likely to picture unrest, revolution, conflict. But in the not-so-distant past you may have thought of vibrant hubbub, ramshackle bazaars

Hip Hop Logo Middle Eastern Rap and Techno Music

Iranian MCs and Techno à la Lebanese: The best Middle Eastern rhythms on the web

When we cast our minds to the Middle East, we may think of many things. Regrettably, today we are most likely to picture unrest, revolution, conflict. But in the not-so-distant past you may have thought of vibrant hubbub, ramshackle bazaars

Al Farabi Ensemble at the British Museum's Arabia Late event

Arabia Late @ The British Museum

The British Museum put on their Arabia Late event last night, and Middle East LDN were on hand to live Tweet the event. While there were a lot of family friendly activities, like henna tattoos and a world-weave map, there were

Al Farabi Ensemble at the British Museum's Arabia Late event

Arabia Late @ The British Museum

The British Museum put on their Arabia Late event last night, and Middle East LDN were on hand to live Tweet the event. While there were a lot of family friendly activities, like henna tattoos and a world-weave map, there were

The Narcicyst Rapper

Rap and the Arab Spring: Three rappers wax lyrical

(L-R) Libyan Ibn Thabit, Iraqi-Canadian The Narcicyst and Egyptian El-Deeb took the stage at the University of East London last night to talk about what role rap played in the Arab uprisings that continue to sweep through the Middle East

The Narcicyst Rapper

Rap and the Arab Spring: Three rappers wax lyrical

(L-R) Libyan Ibn Thabit, Iraqi-Canadian The Narcicyst and Egyptian El-Deeb took the stage at the University of East London last night to talk about what role rap played in the Arab uprisings that continue to sweep through the Middle East

Bushra El-Turk

“Eastern Voices; Western Echoes”: Composer Bushra El-Turk talks about her newest work

Bushra El-Turk is a British composer of Lebanese descent. Her music is distinctive for its Arabic as well as Western classical influences. Here she speaks about her new composition, to be premiered on Monday. “When I was 17 a blackbird

Bushra El-Turk

“Eastern Voices; Western Echoes”: Composer Bushra El-Turk talks about her newest work

Bushra El-Turk is a British composer of Lebanese descent. Her music is distinctive for its Arabic as well as Western classical influences. Here she speaks about her new composition, to be premiered on Monday. “When I was 17 a blackbird