List of Top 20 (alternative) Arabic Songs for 2011 at Stanford University

The Season Finale of my radio show Hi, Keefak, Ca Va? counted down the Top 20 Arabic songs according to an unofficial poll by/with students at Stanford University.  To hear the songs (listed below) and commentary about each, feel free to download the Podcast in 2 Parts at

You can also Listen to Part 1 at and Part 2 at

Playlist for Hi, Keefak, Ça Va?
Thursday, 15 December 2011  4pm - 6pmDJ: Ramzi S.

FayrouzEl Bint El ChalabiyaAlbum ReviewEh, Fi Amal (Yes, There Is Hope)
JadalBye Bye AziziArabic Rocks
Offendum, OmarThe Arab Speaks Of RiversAlbum ReviewSyrianamericana
Cosher Ink, Llc
Le Trio JoubranL'art d'aimer (shajan)À l'ombre des mots (feat. Mahmoud Darwich) [Avec la voix de Mahmoud Darwich]
Atlas, NatachaTaalet (Zab Spencer Remix)Album ReviewMounqaliba Rising: The Remixes
Six Degrees Records

Saleh, TaniaWehde (Unity)Album ReviewWehde
Forward Music
Ziad El AhmadieOrganised ChaosChaos
Forward Music
Aya MitwaliOmrak MarakebUnknown

The NarcicystHamdulillah(Feat. Shadia Mansour)P.H.A.T.W.A
Farroukh, TouficOnly LonelyTootya
Forward Music
Rayess Bek OrchestraSchizophreniaHip Hop Republic
Forward Music
Khaled Mouzanar & MouzanarHashishet AlbiEt maintenant on va ou (Original motion picture soundtrack)
Zeid and the WingsAasfehZeid and the Wings
Lebanese Underground
Rousan, Yazan And AutostradMirsal (Searchlight)Album ReviewAutostrad
Planet Records

Kassis, TaniaChou Ma Sar (What Happened?)Album ReviewOriental Colors
Magnum Records International
Banna, RimSarahAlbum ReviewAl-Rawa'i (Greatest Hits)
Sophia MarikhTahwakKelmet Hobb
Melody Arabia

Wlad hara ft AbeerSawt El SamtSabreena Da Witch
Khcheich, RimaFalak (Orbit)Album ReviewFalak (Orbit)
Jazz In Motion Distributed Exclusively By Challenge Records International
Mashrou' LeilaEl Hal RomancyAlbum ReviewEl Hal Romancy
Mashrou' Leila