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Yosefa - Yosefa (1993)

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Yosefa - Yosefa (1993)

Yosefa - Yosefa (1993)
EAC Rip | WavPack (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 347 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 167 Mb
Full Scans | 00:40:37 | RAR 5% Recovery
World, Folk, Electronic, Worldbeat, Dance | Oasis Productions Ltd. #7201-2

Yosefa Dahari is an Israeli singer born of Yemeni and Moroccan parents. Her style blends world beat electronic dance music beats with traditional singing styles of the Morocco and Yemen. Born Yosefa Dahari, she lives in Israel. Her recordings include Middle Eastern instruments such as the kanun, oud, zourna, darbouka and tin drum, as well as European instruments. Her style has been characterized as following in the tradition of the late Yemeni-Israeli singer Ofra Haza.

Khaled - Sahra (1996) [Re-Up]

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Khaled - Sahra (1996) [Re-Up]

Khaled - Sahra (1996)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 447 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 152 Mb | Scans ~ 82 Mb
Raï, North African, World Fusion, Ethnic Pop | Label: Barclay | # 533 405-2 | 01:06:21

Sahra is a studio album from Algerian raï artist Khaled, released in 1996. It was the artist's biggest production to date, being co-produced by Philippe Eidel, Don Was, Jean-Jacques Goldman and Clive Hunt, and including performances by many other singers from around the world. It features what is perhaps Khaled's most popular song, "Aïcha". Most tracks are sung in Arabic, with a notable dosage of French. "Ki Kounti" is partially sung in Spanish as it features Mexican Rock vocalist Saúl Hernández from the reputable band Caifanes. The title track is named after Khaled's first daughter, Sarah, to whom the album is dedicated along with her mother, Samira.

VA - Just Say Mao (Volume III Of Just Say Yes) (1989) {Sire} **[RE-UP]**

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VA - Just Say Mao (Volume III Of Just Say Yes) (1989) {Sire} **[RE-UP]**

VA - Just Say Mao (Volume III Of Just Say Yes) (1989) {Sire}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 566 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 233 mb
Genre: synth pop, dance pop, alternative, world, hip-hop, rap, rock, country

Just Say Mao is the third installment of Sire Records' compilation series Just Say Yes, released in 1989. This one features material from Depeche Mode, Ofra Haza, Lou Reed, Erasure, k.d. lang, Morrissey and many more.

VA - Just Say Yo (Volume 2 Of Just Say Yes) (1988) {Sire} **[RE-UP]**

Posted By: TestTickles
VA - Just Say Yo (Volume 2 Of Just Say Yes) (1988) {Sire} **[RE-UP]**

VA - Just Say Yo (Volume 2 Of Just Say Yes) (1988) {Sire}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 541 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 228 mb
Genre: alternative, country, dance pop, Latin Pop, synth pop, world

Just Say Yo is the second installment of Sire Records' compilation series Just Say Yes, released in 1988. This one features material from Depeche Mode, Ofra Haza, Lou Reed, Erasure, k.d. lang, Morrissey and many more.

Issam Hajali - Mouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard (2019)

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Issam Hajali - Mouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard (2019)

Issam Hajali - Mouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard (2019)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 231 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 83 Mb | 00:35:10
World, Arabic Pop, Funk, Jazz | Label: Habibi Funk Records

The completely unknown debut album of Issam Hajali (Ferkat Al Ard) fuses jazz and folk with Arabic and Iranian influences into unique beauty. Originally released in a limited run of 75 cassette tape copies.

Ofra Haza - Greatest Hits (2000) 3 CD Box Set [Re-Up]

Posted By: Designol
Ofra Haza - Greatest Hits (2000) 3 CD Box Set [Re-Up]

Ofra Haza - Greatest Hits (2000)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.46 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 514 Mb | Scans ~ 540 Mb
Genre: Ethnic Pop, Worldbeat | Label: Hed-Arzi | # 64027 | Time: 03:45:05

This triple CD set came out on the heels of Ofra Haza's tragic death. It contains all her greatest hits in Hebrew, Yemenite/Arabic and English, and also songs that have never before appeared on an album. This is the ultimate collection of one of Israel's most beloved performers.

VA - Buddha-Bar XVIII, by DJ Ravin and DJ Sam Popat (2016) 2 CDs

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VA - Buddha-Bar XVIII, by DJ Ravin and DJ Sam Popat (2016) 2 CDs

VA - Buddha-Bar XVIII, by DJ Ravin and DJ Sam Popat (2016) 2 CDs
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 910 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 332Mb | Scans ~ 56 Mb
Lounge, Chillout, Deep House, Ethnic Fusion | George V Records | # 3335782 | 02:21:45

For the last 20 years, Spring time has always rhymed with Buddha-Bar. So don’t freak out Buddha-Bar lovers, 2016 will be no exception to this tradition. Behind this new opus, a duo featuring DJ Ravin and DJ Sam Popat, both resident DJ since the 90’s, who have proven their worth and stood the test of time over the years Ravin, passionated and pioneer of the Lounge music movement, will take you to a holistic and enchanting journey by signing the rich CD 1 charged with emotions. Sam, a Parisian heavy clubber, always looking for new music beats and trends will take you to his world infused with electro-ethic music with a CD 2 always more exciting and bold. Along this mystical adventure, discover the new tracks from Bombay Dub Orchestra, Ambray but also remixes exclusively created for the occasion by Fabrice Dayan, Dreamers Inc ou Dole and Kom.

VA - Anthology of Traditional Musics: The Yemenite Jews (1978)

Posted By: Designol
VA - Anthology of Traditional Musics: The Yemenite Jews (1978)

VA - Anthology of Traditional Musics: The Yemenite Jews (1978)
XLD | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 287 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 141 Mb | Booklet included | 00:48:55
World, Ethnic Fusion, Jewish Folk, Diwan | Label: Auvidis/UNESCO | # D 8024

After the destruction of the First Temple in Jerusalem in 586 BCE, a group of Jews settled in Yemen. They remained in exile, sometimes prosperous but frequently persecuted, until the 19th century. They then began to return to what is now Israel, first in small numbers and later in an organized wave with the establishment of the Jewish state in 1948. They brought with them a rich heritage of religious, secular, and devotional (diwan) music, the last of which includes both religious and secular subjects. Every Jewish community in Yemen had it's own diwan, consisting of works from the renowned medieval Spanish poets of the Golden Age of Hebrew poetry, as well as original writings from community members. These poems, in the Hebrew, Aramaic, and Arabic languages, were intended to be sung or chanted. According to the album's compiler Avner Bahat of the Jewish Music Research Centre, the Yemenite diwan is "the richest and most valuable of all." Eleven poems are presented in this 1976-77 recording.

The Scorpions & Saif Abu Bakr ‎- Jazz, Jazz, Jazz (2018)

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The Scorpions & Saif Abu Bakr ‎- Jazz, Jazz, Jazz (2018)

The Scorpions & Saif Abu Bakr ‎- Jazz, Jazz, Jazz (2018)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 317 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 120 Mb | Covers included | 00:43:58
World, Jazz-Funk | Label: Habibi Funk Records

I heard about Seif Abu Bakr and The Scorpions for the first time maybe 3-4 years ago. Their album “Jazz, Jazz Jazz” ended up on my radar because of an eBay auction; it might have been the first auction for this particular album on the platform. While the bids kept on rising daily up to a staggering 1000$, if I recall correctly, I was intrigued about the snippet preview bits of the music on this album as well as by the impressive artwork. This album happens to be my first conscious connection with Sudanese music. Habibi Funk must have already existed for a year or so but I had not yet come across any recording from Sudan that I felt fitting in the context we set for our self. I remember I did some quick research in the aftermath of the auction (which I obviously did not win) to gather some information about the band but apart from some vague bits and pieces I could not find anything.

Natacha Atlas - Mish Maoul (2006) [Re-Up]

Posted By: Designol
Natacha Atlas - Mish Maoul (2006) [Re-Up]

Natacha Atlas - Mish Maoul (2006)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 358 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 118 Mb | Scans ~ 71 Mb
Label: Mantra Records | # MNTCD 1038 | Time: 00:51:27
Worldbeat, Ethnic Pop, Middle Eastern, Electronic

Even when paying homage to the Moroccan music she grew up with, vocalist Natacha Atlas can't help but let the multicultural and modern seep in. With bossa nova, Western pop, and just a thin slice of electronica figuring into the mix, the "back to my roots" album Mish Maoul is a rich collection of music that doesn't sound decorated but natural coming from an artist who prides herself in being a musical nomad. Easy to believe a nomad's memories of her homeland would be foggy and sentimental, and easy to believe the modern nomad's soundtrack would sound something like this – only something like this because this is far and away Atlas' most personal album. Suitably, she seems totally in charge of its construction, making interesting production choices with the help of Temple of Sound, Timothy Whelan, and others. For someone who has worked with Transglobal Underground, Art of Trance, and Jah Wobble in the past, the restraint Atlas uses on the rhythmic and ritualistic "Hayati Inta" is surprising and creates an intoxicating tension with only a slight bit of electric guitar revealing this isn't a field recording.

Various Artists - Iran - Bardes du Khorassan - Chants et luth dotâr (1998)

Posted By: aasana
Various Artists - Iran - Bardes du Khorassan - Chants et luth dotâr (1998)

Various Artists - Iran - Bardes du Khorassan - Chants et luth dotâr (1998)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue) | 01:16:48 | 410,60 MB
World | Label: Ocora

Les bardes (bakhshi, mot d'origine chinoise signifiant «érudit») du Khorâssân, province du nord-est de l'Iran, contiguë à l'Afghanistan et au Turkménistan, sont des musiciens professionnels qui chantent en s'accompagnant au luth dotâr. Après leur avoir consacré sa thèse de doctorat en ethnomusicologie, soutenue à l'université de Paris X-Nanterre en 1997 sous la direction de Jean During (Les bardes bakhshi du Khorassan iranien), Ameneh Youssefzadeh publie aujourd'hui un CD rare et documenté, fruit de sa longue fréquentation de ces bardes.

Bachar Mar-Khalifé - Who's Gonna Get the Ball from Behind... (2013)

Posted By: aasana
Bachar Mar-Khalifé - Who's Gonna Get the Ball from Behind... (2013)

Bachar Mar-Khalifé - Who's Gonna Get The Ball From Behind The Wall Of The Garden Today? (2013)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue) | 00:49:39 | 221,04 MB
electronic, contemporary, modern classical, world | Label: InFiné

Bachar Mar-Khalifé
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, on 13 February 1983, Bachar Khalife’s first encounter with stones was when his comrade Kifah, hiding in a tree, threw a well-sized rock that hit him in the head. That was his first encounter with stones.

Various Artists - Arabic Cafe (2020)

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Various Artists - Arabic Cafe (2020)

Various Artists - Arabic Cafe (2020)
FLAC tracks | 1:07:34 | 421 Mb
Genre: Arabic Music, World / Label: ARC Music

Be transported to the cafés of Arabia with chilled grooves from across the region. This mostly acoustic set is performed by top musicians from Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq.

Yasmine Hamdan - Yasmine Hamdan (2012) [Re-Up]

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Yasmine Hamdan - Yasmine Hamdan (2012) [Re-Up]

Yasmine Hamdan - Yasmine Hamdan (2012)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 223 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 89 Mb | Scans ~ 189 Mb
Label: Kwaidan Records | # KW032 | Time: 00:38:39
Ethnic Fusion, Electronic, Ambient, Downtempo

An underground icon throughout the Arab world, vocalist Yasmine Hamdan presents her mesmerizing debut solo album - an elegant mutant strain of electro folk, inspired by various Middle eastern traditions - written and produced in collaboration with Marc Collin of Nouvelle Vague. Yasmine first became known with Soapkills, the duo she founded in Beirut, which was probably the first indie/electronic band to appear in the Middle East. The music of Soapkills quickly became the soundtrack to the vibrant, young arts scene which developed in postwar Lebanon and elsewhere in the Arab world. On moving to Paris Yasmine worked with CocoRosie and French electronic music producer Mirwais. The inspiration for the melodies and the lyrics of her music comes from the great Arab women singers of the mid-20th century and the mischievous sensuality and the subtle, ironic social criticism which pervades their lyrics. Yasmine's vocals are connected to traditions of Arabic music but the structures and arrangements of the songs are very remote from its codes.

Ofra Haza - Albums & Singles Collection 1987-2008 (8CD) [Re-Up]

Posted By: Designol
Ofra Haza - Albums & Singles Collection 1987-2008 (8CD) [Re-Up]

Ofra Haza - Albums & Singles Collection 1987-2008 (8CD)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 2.46 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 1 Gb | Complete Scans
Genre: Worldbeat, Ethnic Pop, Middle Eastern Traditions | Time: 05:42:29

Collection includes: Im Nin 'alu (Played In Full Mix) (1987) Maxi-Single; Shaday (1988); 5 Tracks (1989) Japan Only EP; Desert Wind (1989); Kirya (1992); Ofra Haza (1997); Forever Ofra Haza: Her Greatest Songs Remixed (2008).