Our Eid Feature: “From Cordoba to Baghdad”, parts 3 and 4 of this acclaimed series from our Tahrir archive with oud virtuoso and teacher Simon Shaheen. In the first part you’ll hear Shaheen’s discussion of ‘qawalab’, forms of Arabic music, then his illustration of the characteristics of Arab music theory. Produced and first distributed by Radio Tahrir in 1996.
RamadanPoems, Archive of CairoHistory and interview with Naif AlMutawa of The99
filmmker andphotographer MustafaDavis speaks about HipHop musicians and possibilites in Islam. Tahrir intern productions by Weaam Ali and Omar Ammar.
Ramadan from the streets of New Jersey, with host Tamara Issak. “The 99”–preview of our forthcoming interview with its creator Naif al-Mutawa; archive commentary by M.T. Mehdi