Inspired by the blend of technology and destruction in fatima al qadiri s ep desert strike, artist alex gvojics lush visualization of ghost raid is a blend of real war footage, video games, and original computer animation. Born in senegal, al qadiris exposure to the rampant misappropriation of western subculture while growing up in kuwait is apparent in her highly virtuosic body of work. Fader, a us based musicculturefashion publication has an interview with kuwaiti music composer fatima al qadiri whos currently based out of new york. Galby feat naygow shaneera is the english mispronunciation of the arabic word, shaneea, literally meaning outrageous, nefarious, hideous, major and foul.
Fatima al qadiri is a new yorkbased kuwaiti composer and visual artist. But so far, al qadiri s concepts have tended to promise more than the music has delivered. Diggin in the carts fatima al qadiri hidden levels red bull music academy presents duration. But so far, al qadiris concepts have tended to promise more than the music has delivered. The former connected materialistic aspects of middle eastern and western cultures while dipping into several. After delivering her brute lp last year, fatima al qadiri has lifted the curtain on a new ep.
May, 2016 april 30, 2016 donaufestival krems bass, bass. Fatima al qadiri follows her brute album with fine bind of queer, arabic culture and durban taxi techno in shaneera, whose title refers to the english mispronunciation of the arabic word, shaneea, literally meaning outrageous, nefarious, hideous, major and foul. Shaneera ep, genrespecific xperience, desert strike, gsx remixes, top tracks. Shaneera ep, an album by fatima al qadiri on spotify. Out of all the members though, fatima al qadiri is the one making the most interesting, immersive music.
Senegalborn, kuwaitraised, new yorkbased producer fatima al qadiri works in the opposite direction of most artists discographies by making her third substantial release, following the genrespecific xperience uno and desert strike fade to mind eps, her least personal one yet. She has performed and exhibited at the tate modern part of k48 kontinuum, moma ps1, gwangju design biennale, art dubai and the third line. Few artists in the bass scene are as explicitly conceptual as fatima al qadiri. Ikonika, fatima al qadiri, kode9 and more contribute to hyperswim, premiering on november 22nd. Inspired by the blend of technology and destruction in fatima al qadiris ep desert strike, artist alex gvojics lush visualization of ghost raid is a blend of real war footage, video games, and original computer animation. Al qadiri touches on the similarities between modern torture and the club experience, the meditative role of warlike game music and. Fatima al qadiris upbeat take on queer arabic dance music with friends from the gulf region. The cover of fatima al qadiris second hyperdub album, designed by babak radboy, features joerg lohses photograph of a josh kline sculpture a lifesize, teletubbyfaced figure in riot gear. Mar 16, 2017 in her 30 minute radio documentary, as part of the bbc radio 4s seriously series, fatima al qadiri explores the interconnecting parallels in music and warfare. Listen to fatima al qadiris radio documentary the sound of. Al qadiri, though, uses the fragility of her signature minor chord progressions to rebut that aggression. Listen to fatima al qadiri soundcloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create sixth ring road. Try disabling any ad blockers and refreshing this page. Watch the video for dragon tattoo from fatima al qadiris asiatisch for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.
Shes recorded a tribute to the islamic traditional songs of her youth as ayshay, a record of beautiful loops and layering that revealed al qadiri to have a sweet falsetto despite the treatments she gave it, and followed this up with two eps. Fatima al qadiri drops a totally compelling sophomore ep of gulf war trance atmospheres, footwork drums and roadwise grime attitude. Fatima al qadiri is a brooklynbased composer, musician, curator and artist. She is interested in exploring the experience of war, memory, western perceptions of other cultures, and sociocultural identity through her. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. Born in senegal, raised in kuwait, and based in new york, fatima al qadiri was one of the most creative. Nov, 2012 fader, a us based musicculturefashion publication has an interview with kuwaiti music composer fatima al qadiri whos currently based out of new york. Asiatisch by fatima al qadiri, released 04 march 2016 1. Fatima al qadiris following on soundcloud listen to music.
Atlantics original motion picture soundtrack, brute, asiatisch, singles. In her 30 minute radio documentary, as part of the bbc radio 4s seriously series, fatima al qadiri explores the interconnecting parallels in music and warfare. The soundtrack is out in midnovember while the film hits netflix november 29th. Me and my sister played video games as saddam invaded raised by resistance fighters during the invasion of kuwait, fatima al qadiri now makes icecold electronica in the us.
Albums include asiatisch, brute, and genrespecific xperience. Fatima al qadiri uses the sounds of videogames to evoke. Hip hop spa, souleimans theme, szechuan, body double, qasida sunset fever 2, biography. Beatport is the worlds largest electronic music store for djs. Nov 07, 2012 fatima al qadiri, who has recorded under her own name and as ayshay, returns with a strangely beautiful album that is hard to classify. Aug 06, 20 fatima al qadiri visionist the call south london producer visionist is one of a new wave of young artists engaging with the evermutating sound of grime and taking it to new places. With guest speakers including kode 9, matthew herbert, a former war veteran and game music composer. The londonnew york artist uses sounds as a palette to create fantastical impressions of real or imagined places in the world. The cover of fatima al qadiri s second hyperdub album, designed by babak radboy, features joerg lohses photograph of a josh kline sculpture a lifesize, teletubbyfaced figure in riot gear. Listen to fatima al qadiris radio documentary the sound. May 12, 2014 fatima al qadiri is a new yorkbased artist and musician who has been making slow, steady waves for a while, first with her genrespecific xperience and desert strike eps, and more. A key voice in modern electronic music reflects on the experiences that shaped her thoughtprovoking sound. Fatima al qadiris stream on soundcloud hear the worlds sounds.
Her latest ep is titled desert strike and is inspired. I hadnt heard of fatima until just a few moments ago so i found all this pretty interesting. Brute is the figurative black rose resting at the end of that still redhot barrel. Fatima al qadiris desert strike out now on fade to mind. Each of her grimeinfused releases is a vehicle to explore cultural understanding in the digital age, from western fantasies of china to american police brutality. Maybe its the wide stereophonic images, the deep choruses, or the atmospheres. The sculpture was part of klines freedom exhibit, which used a version of al qadiris star spangled, a baleful synthetic choral track that twisted the u. With shaneera, fatima al qadiri asks what drag means in the middle east with vogue. Its a headspinning, adventurous and compelling set of sounds spliced and diced to impress. Fatima al qadiri is a new yorkbased artist and musician who has been making slow, steady waves for a while, first with her genrespecific xperience and desert strike eps, and more. Fatima al qadiri starspangled by adult swim singles. Stream fatima al qadiri starspangled by adult swim singles from desktop or your mobile device. Titled shaneera, the producers new effort arrives through hyperdub on october.
Fatima al qadiri on her pitchfork packing listand why short hair is an act of rebellion. Fatima al qadiri s desert strike out now on fade to mind. See all 5 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Fatima al qadiris classificationexploiting lp, genrespecific xperience is thrown another curvature with a selection of remixes of tracks from the album courtesy of night slugs kingdom and girl unit respectively, ikonika, dj rashad, nguzunguzu and dubbel dutch. Over five energetic club tracks, al qadiri explores this darksided character with friends bobo secret, lama3an, chaltham and naygow in their debut recorded.
Fatima al qadiris second solo album is a clear political statement. Fatima al qadiri ghost raid by fadetomind soundcloud. Me and my sister played video games as saddam invaded raised by resistance fighters during the invasion of kuwait, fatima al qadiri now makes icecold electronica in. The music references her childhood in kuwait and the first. Al qadiri is a contributing editor at dis magazine and contributor to bidoun. Stream tracks and playlists from fatima al qadiri on your desktop or mobile device. The sculpture was part of klines freedom exhibit, which used a version of al qadiri s star spangled, a baleful synthetic choral track that twisted. Lest we forget, her genre specific xperience 12 and warnu singles as ayshay were some of 2011s finest, and this one seems to build upon their respective styles perfectly. Fatima al qadiri is the daughter of mohammed al qadiri, a former kuwaiti diplomat and writer, and thuraya al baqsami, an internationally acclaimed artist and writer.882 1508 154 594 1405 1492 491 288 1468 773 171 320 992 782 740 962 1014 1251 996 1393 863 617 1380 38 371 1337 25 577 531 1167 627 1054 329 1416 417 210 316 648 687 903 416 963 495 1129 1470 1306