From Crackling Oud to Saudi Disco—Mix by Nabihah Iqbal

A selection from the London musician and radio host

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London-based musician, producer, DJ ,and broadcaster Nabihah Iqbal presents a special mix for East East Radio with music from all across West Asia and North Africa. Known for her NTS show which focuses on bringing an ethnomusicological perspective to listeners, Iqbal specializes in broadening musical perspectives and introducing new artists from all over the world. With tracks from different eras, genres, and locales, these selections illustrate the sheer variety of music from the region. Wielding records collected in Cairo, Arabic language pop covers, and some Saudi via Dublin disco vibes, Iqbal presents a mix full of musical surprises.  


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Nabihah Iqbal
London-based musician, producer, DJ, and broadcaster.