Showing posts with label podcasts 2012. Show all posts
Showing posts with label podcasts 2012. Show all posts

Friday, September 27, 2013

Arabology Seasons 1-2 Uploaded to Soundcloud

The first 2 Seasons of 'Arabology' have been uploaded to Soundcloud for free listening/sampling at https://soundcloud.com/arabology/sets/arabology-podcasts.

Season 1 originally aired live on KZSU 90.1 FM (Stanford) starting on January 19, 2012 and ending on March 15, 2012.

Season 2  originally aired live on KZSU 90.1 FM (Stanford) starting on March 14, 2012 and ending on September, 2012.

'Arabology' is a weekly radio program hosted by Dr. Ramzi Salti, Lecturer at Stanford University, which aims at showcasing (mostly alternative) Arabic music, along with commentary in English. The show also features interviews (in English) with individuals whose work informs the region.

Click below to listen to any podcast from Season One (January 19-March 15, 2012)



Click below to listen to any Podcast from Season Two (March 14-September 13, 2012):



For more info:
* Arabology on Facebook: facebook.com/arabology
* Arabology on YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/author30
* Arabology on Soundcloud: @arabology
* Arabology Contact: author30@gmail.com

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Nov 29 Podcast of 'Arabology' Available

The 9th episode of the 3rd Season of Arabology (aired Nov 29) was hosted by DJ Ramzi who played a variety of Arabic songs (see playlist below) while commenting about them in English.

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Playlist for Arabology Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 3pm - 5pm DJ: Ramzi S.
Artist/ Track/ Album/ Label
1. Samsa/ Qalbi Ma Kayelli Khir/ Alem Jdid (New World)/ Skander Guetari
2. Maraka, Aziz/ Amman/ Master Copy/ Cd Baby
3. Aburedwan, Ramzi / Bahar (Sea)/ Reflections Of Palestine/ Riverboat Records
4. Laroussi, Djamel/ Kifach Hilti/ Arabic Beat/ Putumayo World Music
5. Ajram, Nancy/ Ady El Beida/ Super Nancy/ Emi
6. Mashrou Leila/ Wajih (Themightyrouge Remix)/ unreleased/ Mashrou Leila
7. Wael Kfoury/ Ma'oole Tishti Fee Abb/ Dj Nader - Hizzy Hips In The Mix/ Level Up
8. El Hamdaoui, Jalal/ Sidi H'bibi/ Arabic Beat/ Putumayo World Music
9. Faudel/ Bambino/ Bled Memory/ Mercury (France)
10. Abu Ghazaleh, Tamer/ 7ob/ Mir'ah/ Eka3
11. Maryam/ Watan El Akk/ Mosh Baghani/ Cd Baby
12. Watcha Clan/ Osfour/ Arabic Beat/ Putumayo World Music
13. Hamdan, Yasmine/ La Mouch/ Yasmine Hamdan/ Kwaidan Records
14. Soultan, Ahmed/ Itim/ Arabic Beat/ Putumayo World Music
15. Massy, Mike/ Jazr W Mad/ Ya Zaman/ Falak Productions
16. Hakiim/ Albi Ya Ho/ Dj Nader/ Level Up Records & Tapes
17. Nourhan/ Habibi Ya Ain/ Dj Nader - Hizzy Hips In The Mix/ Level Up
18. Hallani, Assi/ Bel 3arabi/ Bel 3arabi/ Roatana
19. Fadel Shaker Ya Ghayeb/ Dj Nader - Hizzy Hips In The Mix/ Level Up
20. Samsa/ Alem Jdid (New World) / Alem Jdid (New World)/ Skander Guetari
21. Aburedwan, Ramzi/ Rahil (Exile)/ Reflections Of Palestine/ Riverboat Records


Friday, November 23, 2012

Thanksgiving 'Arabology' Podcast (Nov 22) Co-Hosted by Eric and Ahmad ft Saleem

The Thanksgiving edition of Arabology (aired Nov 22) was co-hosted by DJ Ramzi, Eric and Ahmad and included beautiful Arabic songs about counting one's blessing and not forgetting others.

The show also featured two special songs for Fairuz's 77th birthday, two new songs by Mashrou' Leila, and a special interview with male belly dancer/screenwriter Saleem who wrote the controversial stage play 'Salam Shalom' (see pictures and complete playlist below)




(Left to right): Ahmad Q, Eric D, DJ ramzi


With Saleem

Playlist (Artist/Track/Album/Label)
1. Abu Ghazaleh, Tamer/ Khabar 3ajel (Urgent News) Single/ Eka3
2. Beirut Biloma/ Beirut ya Hayati C-Rouge Mix/ Single/ Reverbnation
3. Fairuz/ Nassam (Housed Up Remix)/ Dj Nader - Hizzy Hips In The Mix/ Level Up
4. Fairuz/ El Bint El Chalabiya/ Eh, Fi Amal/ Fbe
5. Thanksgiving Chat with Ahmad Qousi Part 1
6. Laroussi, Djamel/ Kifach Hilti/ Arabic Beat/ Putumayo World Music
7. Samsa/ Alem Jdid (New World)/ Alem Jdid/ Skander Guetari
8. El Harrachi, Dahmane/ Assanit Ouefhem/ Jiit Ma Habibi/ Jasmine
9. Thanksgiving Chat with Ahmad Qousi Part 2
10. Maraka, Aziz/ Amman/ Master Copy/ Cd Baby
11. Nasr, May/ Sajar El Bann (by Marcel Khalifeh)/ Reverbnation/ RAM May Nasr
12. Massy, Mike/ Tannoura Maxi/ Tannoura Maxi (Soundtrack)/ Massy
13. Kfoury, Wael/ Ya Dalli Ya Rouhi/ Ya Dalli Ya Rouhi/ Rotana
14. Malhas, Hana (ft Yazan El Rousan) / Trooh/ Shapeshift/ Hana Malhas
15. Thanksgiving Chat with Eric Dobson Part 1
16. Labidi, Mariem/ Ne me quitte pas (Arabic Version)/ Single/ Reverbnation
17. Mashrou' Leila/ Ne me quitte pas (Lebanese version)/ Single/ Disques Office
18. Mashrou' Leila/ Arous/ Single/ Mashrou' Leila
19. Thanksgiving Chat with Eric Dobson Part 2
20. Ajram, Nancy/ Ya Banat/ Super Nancy/ Emi
21. Interview with male belly dancer/ screenwriter "Saleem"
22. Fairuz/ Ana la habibi/ To Assy/ VDL


To Download: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/64549

To Listen Instantly: http://www.radio4all.net/files/author30@gmail.com/4294-1-Arabology_S3E8.mp3


Saturday, November 17, 2012

Nov 15 Arabology Podcast: Features Interview with Professional Belly Dancer Adriana M

On the Nov 15, 2012 Episode: Professional belly Dancer Adriana Marrelli talks about the art of Raqs Sharqi and explains distinctly Middle Eastern concepts of beats & rhythms, musical instruments and the art/history of belly dancing.

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Oct 25 Arabology Podcast ft Comic Dean Obeidallah + Calligrapher Arash Shirinbab

Check out my interview with Dean Obeidallah (who performed at Stanford on 10/26/12) during my Oct 25 podcast (right after the first song):






Show also included my conversation with Master Calligrapher of Arabic Arash Shirinbab:



Additionally the show includes great songs in this order:

Playlist for Arabology Thurs, 25 October 2012 3pm - 5pm DJ: Ramzi (Artist/ Track/ Album/ Label)

1. Samsa/ Alem Jdid (New World)/ Alem Jdid (New World)/ Skander Guetari
2. Interview with Dean Obeidallah/ Phone Interview/ Arabology/ KZSU
3. Mashrou' Leila/ Imm El Jacket/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012/ Disques Office
4. El Hamdaoui, Jalal/ Sidi H'bibi (My Master, My Love) Arabic Beat/ Putumayo World Music
5. Pangia/ Samra/ West Of East Vol. 5/ Pangia
6. Soultan, Ahmed/ Itim/ Arabic Beat/ Putumayo World Music
7. Interview with Calligrapher Arash Shirinbab/ Part 1/ Arabology/ KZSU
8. Egyptian Project/ Anta Ana/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012/ Disques Office
9. Interview with Calligrapher Arash Shirinbab/ Part 2/ Arabology/ KZSU
10. Omar Souleyman/ Hafer Gabrak Bidi/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012/ Disques Office
11. Aswat ticket giveaway/ promo/ Arabology/ KZSU
12. Aswat/ Tayr Al-Wirwar/ Classical And Folkloric Arabic Music/ Self
13. Massy, Mike/ Tannoura Maxi/ Tannoura Maxi (Soundtrack)/ Massy
14. Maraka, Aziz/ Amman/ Master Copy/ Cd Baby
15. Aburedwan, Ramzi/ Sans Adresse/ Reflections of Palestine/ Riverboat Records

Download: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/63910

Listen instantly at: http://www.radio4all.net/files/author30@gmail.com/4294-1-Arabology_S3E4.mp3

* All Arabology Episodes: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/series/Arabology
*Arabology Blog is at http://author32.blogspot.com
*Arabology Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/arabology

Saturday, October 20, 2012

October 18 Arabology Podcast ft Interview with Stanford Lecturer of Persian Shervin Emami

Shervin Emami (left) with DJ Ramzi on Arabology Oct 18, 2012
Download at http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/63756

The third episode of the third season of 'Arabology'--a radio show hosted by Dr. Ramzi Salti, Lecturer at Stanford University, showcasing (mostly alternative) music from the Arab world--aired on Oct 18, 2012 and featured a 2-part interview with Shervin Emami, Lecturer in Persian at Stanford, who discussed her academic background while showcasing a selection of songs from Iran.   Show also included a special segment on Jordanian 'alternative' music (with guest Ahmad Q) plus a slew of Arabic music tracks with commentary in English by DJ Ramzi.

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Playlist for Arabology Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 3pm - 5pm DJ: Ramzi S. (Artist/ Track/ Album/Label)

1. Maraka, Aziz/ Bent Ennas (Studio)/ Master Copy/ Cd Baby
2. El Khalil, Omeima/ Shab u Sabiye/ Ya/ Forward Music
3. Atlas, Natacha/ Taalet/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012--Moyen Orient/ Disques Office
4. Jadal/ Omr Jdeed 2/ Arabic Rocks/ Forward Music
5. Aburedwan, Ramzi/ Tahrir (Liberation)/ Reflections Of Palestine/ Riverboat Records
6. Egyptian Project/ Anta Ana/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012--Moyen Orient/ Disques Office
7. Pangia/ Samra / West Of East Vol. 5/ Pangia Vol 5
8. Ajram, Nancy/ Ya Banat/ Super Nancy/ Emi
9. Mashrou' Leila/ Imm El Jacket/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012--Moyen Orient/ Disques Office
10. Malhas, Hana & Yazan Rousan/ Trooh/ Shapeshift/ Hana Malhas
11. Saeid, Samira/ Saab Alyia (It's Hard For Me)/ Arabic Beat/ Putumayo World Music
12. Maalouf, Ibrahim/ Will Soon Be A Woman/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012/ Disques Office
13. Aswat/ Risala Min Taht Al-Maa'/ Classical And Folkloric Arabic Music/ Self Release
14. Saleh, Tania/ Omar & Ali/ Wehde/ Forward Music
15. Hayedeh/ Sayih Cheshmoon/ 40 Golden Hits of Hayedeh/ Taraneh Enterprise Inc
16. Interview with Shervin Emami/ Interview part 1/ Arabology/ KZSU
17. Band 127/ Peer Kharabat/ Pop Emergency/ Minor Key Records
18. Interview with Shervin Emami/ Interview part 2/ Arabology/ KZSU
19. Radio Tehran/ Bahar/ 88/ Sakkou Records
20. Ajram, Nancy/ Ady El Beida/ Super Nancy/ Emi
Jordanian Alternative Music Segment:
21. Maraka, Aziz/ Amman/ Master Copy/ Cd Baby
22. El Morabba3/ Ya Zein/ El Morabba3/ El Morabba3
23. Jadal/ Salma/ Arabic Rocks/ Forward Music
24. Commentary/Interview with Ahmad Qousi about Alternative Music Scene in Jordan
25. Rum Band/ Ya Ruh/ Ya Ruh/ emi Arabic
26. Zade/ Helweh ya baladi/ One Night in Jordan/ ONJ


Thursday, October 11, 2012

October 11 Arabology Podcast ft. Interview with Stanford Professor/Documentary Filmmaker Miriam Abu Sharkh

The second episode of the third season of my 'Arabology' radio show featured my 3-part interview with Professor Miriam Abu Sharkh, director of the documentary Gaza: Tunnels to Nowhere and a Visiting Associate Professor at the Stanford Center for International Development (see Playlist below).




Playlist for Arabology Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 3pm - 5pm DJ: Ramzi S. (Artist/Track/Album/Label)

1. Egyptian Project/ Anta Ana/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012--Moyen Orient/ Disques Office
2. El Khalil, Omeima/ Daret El Kahweh/ Ya/ Forward Music
3. Mashrou' Leila/ Imm El Jacket/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012--Moyen Orient/ Disques Office
4. Interview with Professor Miriam Abu Sharkh Part 1
5. Dam/ Mali Huriye/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012--Moyen Orient/ Disques Office
6. Pangia/ The Night Is Beautiful/ West Of East Vol. 5/ Pangia Vol 5
7. Khalife, Marcel Sings Mahmoud Darwish/ The Stranger's Bed/ Fall Of The Moon/ Nagam Records Inc.
8. Saleh, Tania/ Wehde (Unity)/ Wehde/ Forward Music
9. Ajram, Nancy/ Hikayat El Deni/ N7/ Rotana
10. Interview with Professor Miriam Abu Sharkh Part 2
11. Banna, Rim/ A Time to Cry/ Jerusalem for us All/ GMJ
12. Broukar/ Mawal/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012--Moyen Orient/ Disques Office
13. Fairuz/ Kinna Nitlaqa (Ya Sneen)/ Mays El Reem/ EMI Arabia
14. Trio Joubran/ Nawwar/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012--Moyen Orient/ Disques Office
15. Sundy, Amar/ Camel Shuffle/ African Blues/ Putumayo World Music
16. Maalouf, Ibrahim/ Will Soon Be A Woman/ Paleo Festival Village Du Monde 2012-/ Disques Office
17. Interview with Professor Miriam Abu Sharkh Part 3
18. Anivolla, Alhousseini/ Talaouit/ Anewal/The Walking Man/ World Music Network

To Download: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/63578

To Listen Instantly: http://www.radio4all.net/files/author30@gmail.com/4294-1-Arabology_S3E2.mp3

Friday, October 5, 2012

Third Season Premiere of 'Arabology' Available for Free Downloading

Podcast of the October 4, 2012 3rd Season Premiere of my radio show 'Arabology' is available for free downloading at http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/63413

Or listen instantly at http://www.radio4all.net/files/author30@gmail.com/4294-1-Arabology_S3E1.mp3

The Third Season Premiere of 'Arabology'--a radio show hosted by Dr. Ramzi Salti, Lecturer at Stanford University, showcasing (mostly alternative) music from the Arab world--aired live on October 4, 2012 on KZSU 90.1 FM (Stanford University) from 3-5 PM

Playlist at http://zookeeper.stanford.edu/index.php?action=viewDJ&seq=selList&playlist=24345


Saturday, September 15, 2012

Special Pre-Fall Edition of 'Arabology' Available (Sept 12 Podcast)

The podcast from the special pre-Fall edition of my radio show 'Arabology' (aired Sept 12, 2012) is available for free downloading at http://radio4all.net/index.php/program/62895

Or you can listen instantly by clicking on this link: http://www.radio4all.net/files/author30@gmail.com/4294-1-Arabology_pre_Fall_2012.mp3

This special pre-Fall ediition of Arabology featured music by Mashrou' Leila, Natacha Atlas, El Morabba3, DAM, Pangia, Maryam, Cheb Khaled, Yasmine Hamdan, Sae Lis, Yemen Blues, Trio Joubran, Omeima El Khalil, and others.

Show also included Top Arabic Films of all-time, reviewed in English by Ahmad Q.

Thanks for listening!

Ramzi Salti, Ph.D.
Lecturer, Author & Radio DJ
Stanford University

DJ Ramzi (left) with Ahmad Q on Sept 12, 2012



Saturday, August 4, 2012

Podcast: Special Summer Episode of 'Arabology' Available

Ahmad Q (left) and DJ Ramzi during summer episode of Arabology.
Download podcast at  http://radio4all.net/index.php/program/61804

Podcast of the July 31 special summer edition of 'Arabology'--a radio show hosted by Dr. Ramzi Salti, Lecturer at Stanford University, showcasing (mostly alternative) music from the Arab world--is available for free downloading at the link below.

This special summer edition features a conversation about Ramadan with Ahmad Qousi plus great new music by Yasmine Hamdan, Youmna Saba, Mashrou' Leila (Special Remix), Faudel (singing the Arabic version of Dalida's  'Bambino'), Tania Saleh, Maryam, Elissa, Darine Hamze, Jadal, Jadid Ensemble, Sapho (who pays homage to Om Kalsoum), Nancy Ajram, Assi Elhellani, Hiba Mansouri, and Mariem Labidi who sings the Arabic version of 'Ne Me Quitte Pas.' Complete playlist available at this link.

To download/save the podcast please go to http://radio4all.net/index.php/program/61804



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