The Rough Guide to the Best Arabic Music You've Never Heard
world music network
This collection of original fresh talent from across the Arab world is selected exclusively from artists entering World Music Network's 'Battle of the Bands' competition.
From the driving grooves of Algerian jazz-head Anis Benhallak to the instrumental oud and violin delights of Al Andalus Ensemble, check out the latest sounds of the Arabic speaking world.
- Anis Benhallak - S'ayda
- Limor Oved - Blessed For Making Me A Woman
- Dozan - Ya Mo
- Al Andalus Ensemble, Tarik & Julia Banzi - Afghano
- Arabic Rock Orchestra - Mijwiz
- Jadid Ensemble - Ilm
- Groupe Mazagan - Abdelillah
- Daramad - Zornery
- Gabacho Maroconnection - Moussaoui
- Simo Lagnawi - Sandika
- Hijaz - Hems
- Faran Ensemble - Rain