Showing posts with label Jowan Safadi. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Jowan Safadi. Show all posts

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Arabology 13.1 Podcast (May 2019) Available

Listen at https://soundcloud.com/arabology/a131
Stanford Lecturer/Arabology Radio Host Dr. Ramzi Salti was joined by DJ Salah in presenting new indie/alternative Arabic music for the premiere of the 13th Season of Arabology--which airs on KZSU 90.1 FM (Stanford University).  The show aired on May 2. 2019 and the podcast is now available below or at https://soundcloud.com/arabology/a131


The show featured indie/alternative Arabic music (with commentary in English) and included a segment about Sudanese music and a tribute to singer Rim Banna who passed away last year.

FEATURED ARTISTS ON ARABOLOGY 13.1 (MAY 2, 2019):
This episode showcases songs by Lebanese group Nachaz, Hana Malhas, Nur Alf, Yusor Hamed, Jowan Safadi, DAM, Basel Zayed, The Synaptik, Rootes, Al Raseef. Also features Fairuz remixes by Weela, DJ Sotusura and a tribute to Rim Banna (with new remix). Show also includes spotlight on Sudan through the music by Nawawe and Aziza Brahim.

Special thanks to DJ Salah for co-hosting this episode.

DJ Ramzi (left) with DJ Salah (right)





Thursday, October 15, 2015

Oct 13 Arabology Podcast Ft New Indie Arabic Music + Arab Film Festival



Arabology 9.11 aired live on KZSU 90.1 FM on Oct 13, 2015 and included tons of new indie music from the Arab world + interview with the Arab Film Festival's Artistic Director Deana Nassar.

Listen to podcast below or at soundcloud.com/arabology/arabology911



Playlist for Arabology 13 October 2015 DJ: Ramzi S. (Artist/Track/Album/Label)
1. DJ Pretentious/Get Lucky (Oriental Chillout Remix)/DJ Pretentious
2. Rayess Bek/ Emta Hataref (Asmahan)/ Love and Revenge/ Wael Kodeih
3. Jowan Safadi/Untie Me/Single/Jowan Safadi
4. Mashrou' Leila/3 Minutes/Single/Mashrou' Leila
5. Alif/Dars Min Karma Sutra/ Aynama Rtama/ Nawa Recordings
6. Mohamed Mansour (ft Nathalie Saba)/ Ahlamna El helwa (Sweet Dreams)/ Single/100 Copies
7. Interview with Deana Nassar/ Artistic Director of Arab Film Festival/ Arabology/KZSU
8. Interview with Deana Nassar/ Arab Film Festival Artistic Director/Arabology/KZSU
9. Mahmoud Badrawy/ Ighsil Albak (Cleanse Your Heart)/Single/Mahmoud Badrawy & Ahmad Shabaka
10. Ahmet Baglama /Outro/Opening of International Festival of Hammamat 2015/Ahmet Baglama & Groupe Mizrap
11. Zaman Fabriq/ Ya Mal Isham/ Zaman Fabriq/ Buda Musique
12. Terez Sliman + Friends/ Snoring Moon/ Zahr El Lawz (Almond Blossom)/ Terez Sliman & Yazan Ibrahim
13. Ruba Shamshoum/ Madeleine/ Single/ Ruba Shamshoum
14. El Container/Shouf El Youm/ The Widow Maker/ RJ Music Production
15. Who Killed Bruce Lee/ Betwannis Bik (Warda cover)/Live/ Who Killed Bruce Lee (Lebanon)
16. El Morabba3/El Mokhtalifeen/ Single/ El Morabba3
17. 47 Soul/ Intro to Shamstep/ Shamstep/ 47 Soul
18. Al Bsmeh Al 3Rbieh/ Waqif 3ala El Hudud/ Al Bsmeh Al 3Rbieh
19. Kabreet/ Enta Arabi/ Single/ Ibi Ibrahim
19. Zeina Barhoum/Lamma Bada Yatathanna/Alcantara/The Arabic Soprano

Listen to podcast below or at soundcloud.com/arabology/arabology911



Friday, December 13, 2013

Dec 12 Arabology Podcast ft Songs about Religious Tolerance, Social Equality, Civil/LGBT Rights, More.

The Dec 12 episode of Arabology broaches the issue of tolerance in the Arab world by showcasing music about religious coexistence, social equality, LGBT rights, Arab American identity and more. Show also includes interview with 'Alhurra' TV producer Louis Karim.




Playlist for Arabology Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 4-6 pm DJ: Ramzi S. (Artist/Track/Album/Label)
1. Tania Kassis/ Islamo-Christian Ave/ Live at l'Olympia/ Tania Kassis
2. Labess/ Bechar El Khir/ Identite/ Needlepoint Records
3. Khaled/ Samira/ C'est La Vie/ Universal Music France
4. Rachid Taha/ Now Or Never/ Zoom/ Naive
5. Jawhar/ Idhalil / Qibla wa Qobla/ NAFF REKORDZ
6. Jowan Safadi & Haya Zaatry/ Ji2tu ila ahli / ghanni 3an al-tareef/ Ghanni.net
7. Jam Tkseer/ Qaseeda shrera/ ghanni 3an al-tareef/ Ghanni.net
8. Khaled Aljaramani,/ Farah/ Athar/ Institut Du Monde Arabe & Harmonia Mundi
9. Massar Egbari/ Wana Kol Ma2oul/ Iqra2 El Khabar/ Massar Egbari
10. Mohamed Abozekry and Heejaz/ Sur La Route/ Chaos/ Neonovo
11. Saif Karomi/ Malouna/ The Sound of Oud/ Saif Karomi
12. Interview with Louis Karim/ Producer for 'Alhurra' TV
13. Tania Saleh/ Yimkin Law/ Live At DRM/ Forward Music
14. Breaking the Boundaries & Abdulrahman Mohammed/ Ya mn hawah/ N/A
15. The Idan Raichel Project/ Azini/ Idan Raichel Project/ Cumbancha
16. Mashrou' Leila/ Lil Watan/ Raasuk/ Mashrou' Leila
17. Pangia/ Nasam 'alayna El-Hawa/ Mystic Blue Caravan Vol 7/ Pangia
18. NO Blues/ Hela Hela/ Hela Hela/ Continental Record Services

Listen at https://soundcloud.com/arabology/arabology-s6-episode-10

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Musician/Singer Jowan Safadi Detained by Jordanian Police

Jowan Safadi

Jowan Safadi, whose new album Namroud has been hailed as both controversial and creative, was detained yesterday at the Police department of "Abdali" in Amman. He is accused of "insulting religion" during his concert last Wednesday in Amman. Jowan was set to present his Accoustic Show Live @ The Rainbow, Amman (Jordan) on Saturday Dec 1, 2012 at 8pm (see poster below then read on).


According the Eka3 Facebook Page, Jowan Safadi was imprisoned in the "Jowayda" in Jordan.  Several msuicians have rushed to Jowan Safadi's arrest including Tunisian singer Emel Mathlouthi and Palestinian singer Rim Banna (see screen captures below and keep reading on).  (update on Dec 4: He was released the next day).




Jowan Safadi is originally from Nazareth but now lives in Haifa and produces alternative/experimental Arabic music with various influences. For 8 years, he was part of the band “Lenses” as a singer, songwriter and guitarist. 'Lenses' was an alternative hafla-rock band that split up in late 2007 after having recorded and released three studio albums.

Jowan Safadi in an experimental singer whose songs, in Arabic, have broached issues ranging from political corruption to hypocricy in religion. You can listen to some of his songs on Reverbnation at this link or check out his Facebook page at this link.

Jowan Safadi has many video clips featured on his YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/lenzez
Here are some video clips by Jowan Safadi that are considered 'controversial':

This video clip is titled يا حرام الكفار and talks about atheists/non-believers:
http://youtu.be/w1UVUgxTM9o

The clip below is titled جوان صفدي - موال المايكروتشيب Jowan Safadi - The Microchip Song.  The clip is available at this link and has English subtitles:
http://youtu.be/RXqLuaUocxc

Here is a video clip of Jowan Safadi in concert with Hala Amdan:
http://youtu.be/QWC10Y7HggY

Here is a video clip of Jowan Safadi in concert with Haya Za3atra:
http://youtu.be/YuECY8QhMYI

Here is Jowan Safadi's new album Namroud followed by samples from the CD:



For more on Jowan Safadi:

*  Article in Arabic about Jowan Safadi's arrest:  See THIS LINK

*  Jowan Safadi's Facebook page: 
https://www.facebook.com/pages/%D8%AC%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%B5%D9%81%D8%AF%D9%8A-jowan-safadi/37249545971

*  Jowan Safadi on Reverbnation:
http://www.reverbnation.com/jowansafadi%D8%AC%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%86%D8%B5%D9%81%D8%AF%D9%8A

* Jowan Safadi's YouTube Channel:  http://www.youtube.com/user/lenzez

* Facebook Page to Free Jowan Safadi: https://www.facebook.com/FreeJowan

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