Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Reviewed: Checkpoint 303’s ‘Iqrit Files’

Electronic Intifada, 14th October 2015

Palestinian songs, poetry, history and landscapes provide the starting point for an album which combines them with the much more youthful sounds of drum and bass, minimal techno and ambient electronic.
Checkpoint 303 is an international musical collective of SCs (“sound catchers” or “sound cutters”) working on a not-for-profit basis to maintain their artistic independence. The group includes artists working inside and outside of Palestine, but centers on Tunisian musical artist and oud player SC MoCha.

The full review is here.

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