Playlist within a playlist

Last week Dandin was invited by the good folk at Mada Masr to regale attendees of Vent with four hours of music spanning the globe and decades of output. Nestled within this long list were some representatives of the Middle East’s contemporary music scene, and it seemed fitting that a Dandin playlist be created specifically for them. Admittedly the…

A Year In Dandin

It’s been a year since the launch of Dandin as an audio platform for the Middle East. And it has been a joy to discover such varied talent along the way from a still nascent, but burgeoning, movement. Whether in music, poetry or other audio formats, the snapshot of this past year has been heady and wildly eclectic.…

HA!

UPDATE: The album is now out and can be heard here. Only a day to go before the release of HA! the new album by Hello, Psychaleppo. The Syrian artist has created a new project that expands on his style, a style which  fuses old school Arabic heritage music with electronic sounds. The mix is heady. Having already…

Badawiya Lovin’

The new single from Hello, Psychaleppo has been released ahead of his upcoming third album. Entitled Badawiya Lovin’, it contains everything that makes this Syrian producer so great, the superbly implemented layering of electronic sounds with the Arabic musical tradition of the Mawal and Tarab, atop the grooviest of beats. We await the rest with…