Posts for News & Blogs
Blog: Sofiane Saidi & Mazalda - Barzakh Festival
Sofiane Saidi builds his music on Raï, which is a world music style created in Algeria in the 1920’s.
Blog: NOON — Play Umm Kulthum - Barzakh Festival
Noon are an experimental music group that comes from Dubai bringing together elements of traditional Middle Eastern music with polyrhythmic Jazz/Rock.
Blog: La Dame Blanche - Barzakh Festival
The Cuban singer, flautist, and percussionist Yaite Ramos Rodriguez, aka La Dame Blanche brings together hip hop, cumbia, dancehall and reggae, to cre…
Blog: Bokante - Barzakh Festival
Bokanté’s music structure can best be understood by understanding the origins of the group and how the noise was formed.
Blog: BCUC - Barzakh Festival
Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness (BCUC) come from Soweto, a township in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Blog: AMMAR 808 - Barzakh Festival
Ancient North African Music meets deep TR-808
Blog: GATZ - What it meant
A letter from Miguel Syjuco, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice, Literature, and Creative Writing, NYU Abu Dhabi to Deborah Lindsay Williams, Clinical Associate Professor, Literature and Creative Writing Program and Editor of Electra Street, NYU Abu Dhabi
Blog: Motivations behind 600 Highwaymen THE FEVER
We started the process thinking that we were going to be creating a version of The Rite of Spring. We knew the performance would be about an assembly of people, which excited us. And we had a feeling it had to do with some sort of sacrifice, but we were searching for what that idea meant to us.
Blog: Season 3 Press RElease
The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi kicks off electrifying third season
Blog: Call for applications for the Bang on a Can Musicians Intensive
A free 2-day and a half day program led by today’s pioneers of experimental music.
It will offer a select group of invited participants a chance to explore new frontiers of music-making, based on Bang on a Can’s ground-breaking approach.