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“I will drink alcohol and smoke hashish,” is the lyrics of Mahragan Bent El Geran that outraged Musicians’ Syndicate
Billie Eilish’s Bad Guy, came in second place after Senorita in Egypt. The pop artist’s latest releases are also an international hit, with more than 500m views on YouTube.
The 45 year old star said so on her official Twitter account adding that she is putting all of her efforts in her latest albums. She also cited difficulty in being “productive” as a reason for the shock retirement.
This year’s edition witnesses an increase at the tickets prices, reaching EGP 20 from EGP 15
Prominent Egyptian musician and composer Michele El-Masry died on Saturday at the age of 85, after a long battle with illness. The Egyptian legend is one of the biggest musicians to have enriched the musical scene in Egypt, with some of the most successful soundtracks that gained wide success among Egyptians. El-Masry performed with the …
Walking into Room Art Space, one cannot help but feel bedazzled by hearing a band playing creative music: an oriental fusion with jazzy spirits.
Coming from the word broken, Taksir Sharqi refers to broken rhythms, says Ahmed Omran the founder and mastermind leading the band. The word truly reflects their music: chains of musical statements interwoven with other harmonious melodies into a whole unlike anything you’ve heard in recent musical creations, a truly enjoyable and elegantly subtle mix …
Freedom is to be able to think differently, says Souad Massi
The 8th edition of Cairo Jazz Festival opened its doors for music lovers to explore jazz like they never knew before
In Cairo Opera House’s main hall, attendees sat mesmerised, listening to music that transcended them all the way to Spain, as Melodias Encantadoras Orquesta performed their first show in Egypt. The Spanish band was established two years ago by pianist Amr Hassan, with the aim of spreading Spanish classical music in Egypt. Spain blends Arab …
From trash butlers and bike lots to regionally grown food Denmark’s NorthSide music festival is setting trends for its environmentally-friendly policies and cleanliness. But is it catching on with music fans?
Founded by ABBA’s manager, the Polar Prize goes Italian opera singer and anti-diva Cecilia Bartoli, a true all-rounder in the music world. Katy Perry composer Max Martin takes home the pop award.
Apple’s annual developers’ conference showcases improvements to Siri, Apple Music, and Apple Pay, among other things. Opening Siri to work with any app will present big new opportunities for software developers.
Adele’s record-breaking deal with Sony has made history in the music business. According to German musician Dieter Gorny, the British singer is one of the few European stars able to appeal to people around the world.
Sony has said it’s buying another big chunk of late pop star Michael Jackson’s music venture. The Japanese are eying a 50-percent stake in ATV Music Publishing, owning titles by the Beatles, Marvin Gaye and others.
Video by Ahmed Hendawy and Asmaa Gamal Editing by Omar Korashi
Video by Asmaa Gamal and Ahmed Hendawy Editing by Omar Korashi