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Audio: DJ Zhao's Ngoma 9 Arabic Mix


DJ Zhao delivers this 78-minute (!) mix rooted in North African and Middle Eastern sounds. Radio Ngoma #9 - Eternity takes off from an Algerian and Moroccan Rai starting point and treads through several different times and regions:

"Egyptian darbuka meets Kraftwerk, Palestinian electric oud spiced with Afro drums, Israeli folk music with the moonbah treatment. Also included are some relatively contemporary groups like the unique pan-Arabic electro-dub outfit Checkpoint 303, as well as diasporic sounds like Algerian expat Hiphop made in France." (NS)

Stream and grab it below! (via GB)

TRACKLIST

01 [Morocco] Nour Eddine – Talaa Albadrou Alaina (The Full Moon) (intro)

02 [UK] Muslim Gauze – Afghans (Rev. V.01) (transition)

03 [Palestine/Tunisia] Checkpoint 303 – Hawiya Dhay (Dj Zhao Afro Drums edit)

04 [Egypt/Germany] Hossam Ramzy + Kraftwerk – A Step in Time (Dj Zhao Non Stop Edit)

05 [Israel/France/Unknown] Ora Sittner & Youval Micenmacher – Debqà Rafiah + Peter Bucci, Sammim – Hay Consuelo (Obeyah Edit)

06 [Algeria] Cheikha Rimitti – Ana Ou Ghzali

07 [Egypt/Germany] Hossam Ramzy – Fallahi Rhythm (Desert Rhythm) + Furesshu – Tel Aviv

08 [Morocco] Oriental Angel – Jammin With the Snake

09 [Thurkia/Unknown] Harem – Darbouka Solo + Band Apach – Desert Energy

10 [Lebanon/Australia] Wadih Mrad – Da3 El Hawa + Sampology – Piggy Bank (Gnucci Swick Remix)

11 [Unknown] Unknown – Saida

12 [Iran] Yasmin – Kalil I Hila

13 [Lebanon] Said Mrad – Esmerim

14 [Algeria] Najim – Raha Walete

15 [Algeria] Rohff ft Mohamed Lamine – Trop D’energie

16 [Algeria] Reda Taliani – Partir Loin

17 [Morocco] Rayan & Rima – Dana Dana

18 [Algeria] Cheba Zahouania – Yana Yana

19 [Morocco] Hassan Houssini – Eleil Eleil

20 [Algeria] Cheba Fadela – Ateni Bniti (Part One)

21 [Algeria] Cheba Fadela – N’Sel Fik

22 [Algeria] Warda Djaou – Lamouni

23 [Morocco] Nour Eddine – Talaa Albadrou Alaina (The Full Moon) (outro)

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