DJs add reggae, techno, hip hop beats to folk music and take Palestinian cause to places politics can’t reach

//DJs add reggae, techno, hip hop beats to folk music and take Palestinian cause to places politics can’t reach

DJs add reggae, techno, hip hop beats to folk music and take Palestinian cause to places politics can’t reach

A mixing desk at her fingertips, the artist known as Sarouna coaxes a haunting refrain based around a bass track – music about both the past and the present.Like other popular names in the Palestinian electronic music scene, the 23-year-old, wearing a hoodie emblazoned with “Made in Palestine” in Arabic, creates songs by drawing on local folk music.“Why would I go for European styles, which I don’t really feel attached to?” she says in her bedroom studio overlooking the hills around Ramallah in…

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By | 2019-02-28T14:31:00+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Entertainment|Comments Off on DJs add reggae, techno, hip hop beats to folk music and take Palestinian cause to places politics can’t reach