Showing posts with label kzsu podcasts 2011. Show all posts
Showing posts with label kzsu podcasts 2011. Show all posts

Saturday, December 17, 2011

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

My Season Finale Podcast Counts Down Top 20 Arabic Songs 2011

THIS WEEK (Season 2 Episode 11/ Dec 15, 2011): The Final Episode of my radio show Hi, Keefak, Ca Va? counts down the Top 20 (alternative) Arabic songs of 2011 according to an unofficial tally by/of Stanford University students. Download at


Listen to Part 1 at


Listen to Part 2 at

Friday, December 16, 2011

Top 20 Arabic Songs Counted Down on Season Finale of my Radio Show

Top 20 Arabic Songs of 2011 counted down on this season's final episode of my radio show 'Hi, keefak, Ca Va?'  The episode aired on December 15, 2011.
Listen to Part 1 at 

Listen to Part 2 at

Monday, June 13, 2011

Season Finale of my Radio Show 'Hi, Keefak, Ca Va' ft. Guest DJ Hyper Available for Free Listening/Downloading

 Hi Keefak Ca Va Epsiode 14 Podcast (Season Finale in 2 Parts) by author30

THIS WEEK (June 9, 2011; Episode 14 Season Finale):

This episode features guest DJ Ahmad Al Arabi aka DJ Hyper who spins some of his amazing mixes on the show.

Credits: Show Name: Hi, Keefak, Ça Va? (Episode 14 Season Finale, 4-6 PM)

Air Name: DJ Ramzi

Description: This tri-lingual greeting is the way most people say hello in Lebanon where Arabic, French and English are spoken daily. This show will thus showcase music in all 3 languages.

The program premiered on March 1, 2011 and is hosted by Dr. Ramzi Salti of the African and Middle Eastern (AME) Languages and Literatures Program at Stanford University.

Dr. Salti's Blog 'Pop Culture in the Arab World' can be found at

FREE DOWNLOAD in 2 Parts (DOWNLOAD AND SAVE TO YOUR COMPUTER by right-clicking on arrows at the bottom right of this page).

Notes: Playlist available at

Artist/ Track/ Album

Kilna Sawa/ Izaet Kilna Sawa/ Izaet Kilna Sawa

Ajram, Nancy/ Emta Hashoufak/ N7

Mariskh, Sophia/ Tahwak/ Tahwak/

Mathieu, Mireille/ Une femme amoureuse/ Les Grands Succees

Streisand, Barbra/ Woman in Love/ Guilty

Rouhana, Charbel/ Hi, keefak Ca Va/ Hi Keefak Ca Va

Fayrouz/ Bektob Asamihon/ Eh, Fi Amal (Yes, There Is Hope)

Fairuz/ Nassam Alayna ElHawa/ Best of Fairuz

Wlad El Hara ft Abeer Sawt el samt / Sabreena Da Witch

Offendum, Omar/ The Arab Speaks Of Rivers/ Syrianamericana/

Atlas, Natacha/ La Nuit Est Sur La Ville/ Mounqaliba: In A State Of Reversal

Rum Band/ Ya ruh/ Ya Ruh

DJ Hyper/ Mix 1/ Mix/ Hyper

DJ Hyper/ Mix 2/ Mix/ Hyper

Taha, Rachid/ Rock El Casbah, Edit/ Rock El Casbah

DJ Nader/ Free Style Megamix/ DJ Nader: The Remix

DJ Ramzi with DJ Hyper at KZSU 90.1 FM June 2011

DJ Hyper Ahmed Al Arabi

DJ Hyper aka Ahmad Al Arabi

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Podcast from 'Hi Keefak Ca Va" Episode 13 available ft. Lebanese Alternative Music

THIS WEEK (June 9, 2011; Episode 13):

This episode showcases the Lebanese Underground/Alternative/Experimental music scene in Lebanon by highlighting music by such amazing young musicians as Zeid Hamdan, Soapkills, Beirut Biloma, Tania Saleh, Marc Codsi, Mashrou' Leila (Mashrou3 Leila), Rayess Bek Orchestra, Fareeq Al Atrash, Grace Deeb, Carol Sacr, Nadine Khouri, Elizabeth Ayoub, Pindoll, Youmna Saba, Blend, Scrambled Eggs.

Additionally, this episode features a live report by Ahmad Qousi who reports--live from Jordan--about various social, economic, and musical trends in that country.

FREE DOWNLOAD in 2 Parts (DOWNLOAD AND SAVE TO YOUR COMPUTER by right-clicking on arrows at the bottom right arrows of this page).


PART 1 (Click below to listen):

PART 2 (Click below to listen):


Artist/ Track// Album/ Label

1. Beirut Biloma/ In Rah Minik Ya Ein/ Beirut Biloma/ 
2. Scrambled Eggs/ Les Chantiers/ Srambled Eggs
3. Soapkills/ Le Zaalen/ Soapkills
4. Codsi, Marc/ When I was Young/Colors
5. Rayess Bek Orchestra/ Schizophrenia/Rayess Bek
6. Fareeq Al Atrash/ Demoqrati/ Fareeq Al Atrash
7. Saleh, Tania/ Slow Down/ Wehde
8. Deeb, Grace/ Comme toi/ Grace Deeb
9. Deeb, Grace/ Calling you/ Grace Deeb
10. Sacr, Carol/ Run/ Single

11. Marikh, Sophia/Tahwak/ Tahwak
12. Hamdan, Zeid/ General Suleiman/ Zeid & the Wings
13. Khouri, Nadine/ All this Violence/ Nadine Khoury
14. Blend/ Belong/ Single
15. Ayoub, Elizabeth/ Habibi/ Oceanos Y Lunas
16. Pindoll/ Tainted Love/ Pindoll
17. Saba, Youmna/ Tehfe/ Ruptured Sessions
18. Mashrou' Leila/ Shim El Yasmine/ Mashrou' Leila
19. Beirut Biloma/ Ghanili Shwia Shwia/ Beirut Biloma

Ramzi Salti's Talk: Healing through Lebanese Music (EPIC Fellows, Stanford Global Studies, September 2020)

Watch full talk at This audio-visual talk by Stanford Lecturer + Arabology program host Dr. Ramzi Salti was pre...