Music from Lebanon – Soap Kills

Soap kills was an indie electro-pop band based in Lebanon. The group was formed in October 1997 when Zeid Hamdan and Yasmin Hamdan, both born in Beirut in 1976 but not related, decided to explore and combine their interest in classical Arabic song and electronic music.(wiki)

What a great sound , it starts slowly like  a folk song , be patient and listen a little bit longer you will be astonished , i promise it to you , hear their song “Arabesque ”

Almodovar’s castle

Castle of Almodóvar del Río. Cordoba. Spain. WU  PHOTO © Willy Uribe

The castle of Almodóvar del Río is a stronghold of Muslim origin in the town of Almodóvar del Río, Córdoba province. Previously, he was a Roman castro and the current building has definitely Arabic origin, from the year 760. Located at the top of a hill, with an altitude of 252 metres, the total surface area of the fortress occupies some 5,628 m2.

Music from France – Dub Incorporation

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Today I present you the Reggae band Dub Inc(orporation) from St.Etienne, France. Their styles are dancehall, dub, rap and ska influenced by Arab and African music. They are singing their songs in Kabyle, French, Arabic and English. Here’s their song “Tout ce qu’ils veulent“: