Posted in August 2012

Egyptian mobile phone network commissions music video featuring traditional artists

Egyptian mobile phone network commissions music video featuring traditional artists

Mobinil, one of Egypt’s largest mobile phone networks, recently released a music video featuring a range of traditional and contemporary Egyptian musicians. Mobinil, whose mission statement says  ‘we have been committed to the principle of impartiality without taking positions in politics or religion, but actively participate in serving and developing the community, while preserving its … Continue reading

Storyville hosted by Nightjar, August 11 2012

Storyville hosted by Nightjar, August 11 2012

Photos by Sophia Whitfield Last Saturday, trendy Shoreditch was home to an event hosted by Nightjar and inspired by New Orleans and the licensed pleasure houses of the fin de siècle French Quarter, otherwise known as Storyville. Nightjar was able to toss up a fabulous evening of antics, entertainment and delicious cocktails that harked back to the Big … Continue reading

Musika Podcast – July 2012

Musika Podcast – July 2012

Last month, Musika launched it’s very first podcast, hosted by Louise Ungless and myself, and I am pleased to announce that we were recently voted as #2 in the World Music Network chart for Blogs and Podcasts. You can check it out on the SOAS Radio website here or listen below. On this episode, saxophonist … Continue reading