Arabs on Acid

Oriental acid, orient tech, arab house, acid arab? Mysterious, even dangerous oriental vibes, great build-ups and perfect when blended with tripping electronic music like acid house, techno and trance, sometimes even dub.
My excitement for oriental/Arabic tunes peaked when I heard these blends. Maybe it’s because something familiar to me (like electronic music), got mixed with something unfamiliar (like oriental sounds). The recipe for success, one of my university teachers once said.
It might work for you too. Let me know and post your discoveries!

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-My personal favorite: Acid Arab Ft. Avril, Shadi Khries – Samira: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibFzELEUilA

-Lovin’ it? Listen to sexy, tripping, deadly: Marie Madeleine – Love Suicide (Acid Arab Remix): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74KPjoA_39Q

-Something similar, but with funky beats: Boys In The Oud aka Turzi, Judah Warsky, Dj Gilb’R & Adnan Mohamed – Cosmique Arabe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jruDHYt1COg

-Of the same series, but a little easier on the ears: Mattia – Surabaya: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTxmR8bvalI

-Jan Driver’s mixes popular techno with arabic flute sounds from snake-charmers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiWXmR_Pbvk

-Badawi’s rhythmic Final Warning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqOz55BaLm0&index=24&list=PLJwPflQaqXoyEmEAtpv7CMRGsXhOl4Ns7 and the hypnotic Storm: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-6y47a4qNg

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-Omar Souleyman uses only electronic instruments to create his traditional oriental melodies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqg702HcnBs

-Django Django’s Skies over Cairo sounds like a Super Mario game, what do you think?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdfruP8Mwgw&list=PLVpRQK3PTi124pmQk1fND5HeX0i8X_9Om&index=12

”Shake the mind from the body, the body’s always tight to the ground” -C Cat Trance, corny but fun mixes of 80s- and oriental- sounds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xd5VHCqr6Fw&index=20&list=PLJwPflQaqXoyEmEAtpv7CMRGsXhOl4Ns7 and magic Sudaniyya with funky base sounds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmyGhNTbKkA&list=PL2zaPQZDrT2nC9_THEeBB2-YPi5tjD8Rd&index=8

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Video’s worth seeing
-Nerve breaking sounds of Judah Warsky, but an amazing psychedelic video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGExCrEo3uQ

-Something new, something borrowed, something… Berbarian:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DK6ZVhDqFbg

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