Arabology 7.8 Podcast: Mike Massy Interview + Imed Alibi + Alternative Arabic Music

This episode aired on March 6, 2014 and featured a musical interview with Mike Massy to promote his performance at Stanford on March 11, 2014.  The show also premieres a track from Imed Alibi's new album 'Safar' and also features a variety of indie/alternative Arabic songs that will capture your heart and soul.

Playlist for Arabology Thurs, 6 March 2014 4-6pm DJ: Ramzi S.

1. Mike Massy/ Ya Zaman/Ya Zaman/ Falak Productions
2. Interview with Mike Massy/ Part 1/KZSU/ Arabology
3. Mike Massy/ Khalasna Ba'a/ Ya Zaman/Falak Productions
4. Interview with Mike Massy/ Part 2/ Arabology/ KZSU
5. Mike Massy/ Ghayyer Lawn 3yonak/ Ya Zaman/ Falak Productions
6. Interview with Mike Massy/ Part 3/ Arabology/ KZSU
7. Mike Massy/ Tannoura Maxi/ Tannoura Maxi Soundtrack/Massy
8. Interview with Mike Massy/ Part 4/ Arabology/ KZSU
9. Mike Massy/ Nature Boy/ Mike Massy

10. Imed Alibi/ Bounawara (Single Edit)/Safar/Proper Music Distribution Ltd.
11. Les Boukakes/ Oummi/Marra/ Mimouna prods
12. Imed Alibi/ Pour quelques dinars de plus/Safar/Proper Music Distribution Ltd.

13. Mayssa Karra/ White Rabbit (Arabic Version)/American Hustle Soundtrack/Legacy Recordings
14. Gultrah Sound System/ Elli Tchalou/ Gultrah Sound System/Gultrah
15. Maisa Daw + Raymond Haddad/ Ana Hurra Bi Hali/Ghanni 3an Ta3rif/ Alqaws
16. Maryam Saleh/Nouh Al Hamam/ Sawtuha/Jakarta Records
17. Sami Yusuf/ I'm Your Hope/Rough Guide Arabic Revolution/World Music Network
18. Simon Shaheen + Vishwa Mohan Bhatt/Dawn/Saltanah/Water Lily Acoustics

'Arabology' is a weekly radio program, currently in its seventh season, which airs on KZSU 90.1 FM (San Francisco bay area). It is hosted by Dr. Ramzi Salti, Lecturer at Stanford University, who showcases and discusses (mostly alternative) Arabic music, along with interviews + commentary in English.

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