Shamstep meets Shamrap (?) in one of the biggest collaborations of the year. In the run-up to their new album, ‘Semitics’, the band’s second single features rapping veteran, Tamer Nafar, and one of the best lyricists in the region, The Synaptik, who come together to add something a little different to the usual electronic-dabke stylings.
91 Portraits: Syrian Artist Eqtibasat on Working Through Depression and Trauma with Music and Illustration
Berlin-based musician and illustrator, Hekmat Alkassar, speaks to SceneNoise about his ambitious and very personal project, '91 Portraits' - a music album and illustration book that work in symbiosis to give him a cathartic release and a way of addressing the depression and trauma that he has experienced.