Music

Al Massrieen – Modern Music

Jakarta release their 7th Habibi Funk album from an Egyptian band. Heavily encouraged by Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz, Hany Shenoda fathered Al Massrieen as a way of modernising Egyptian music. His influence helped increase their popularity in Egypt in the 1970s. The music has aged but it still twinkles with an air of happiness. …

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Hip Hop

Suff Daddy – Birdsongs

Suff Daddy drops the eclectic new album Birdsongs. “Music for summer evenings, champagne nights and gloomy mornings” as described by Suff Daddy himself. There’s a certain decadence that emanates through the album, particularly on the nu-funk jam Paper Proclamation featuring Mayer Hawthorne. Piano Joint is a personal fave with its crisp percussion and piano-led melody, …

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