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Alsarah & the Nubatones release new video and remix album

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 in News, Recent posts by .

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Alsarah & the Nubatones reveal new video and a remixed version of their debut Silt (Wonderwheel Recordings) from earlier this year.

The US-based Sudanese singer’s self-proclaimed blend of ‘East African retro popwas a Top of the World selection in the July 2014 (#101) issue, following her work with The Nile Project and collaboration with Parisian producer Débruit (reviewed in #97).

Directed by Maryam Parwana (who also filmed ‘Soukura’), the new video for the traditional song ‘Habibi Taal’ was shot in Cairo and Brooklyn, in homage to their first show in the Egyptian capital.

Silt Remixed features reworkings by Boddhi Satva, Chancha Via Circuito and Clap! Clap!

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Alsarah & The Nubatones release new video

Posted on March 27th, 2014 in Recent posts by .

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Words by Sydney Gore

Alsarah & The Nubatones debut the first music video from their recently released album Silt via Wonderwheel Recordings.

The track ‘Soukura’ envelops the overarching theme of memories, a commonality in Nubian songs about homecoming. Directed and edited by Maryam Parwana, the video follows Alsarah in an antiquated mansion in Bed Stuy (aka Bedford–Stuyvesant), New York. As she opens and closes doorways, forgotten memories illuminate from the windows to the walls on the full-screen.

Watch the haunting video below.

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