Nick Skelton 1953-2022

I was very much saddened to learn from my DJ friend Jamie Renton that Nick Skelton (DJ Skunk as he was known) died earlier this month. He was both a friend and a supporter of independent music over the past…

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developments in Palestine and Syria

Dear Friends & Fans You may have noticed that I have taken a brief break from promoting my new EP. This is because I have been totally distracted, indeed devastated, by recent developments in Palestine and Syria. Palestinians, Muslim &…

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ريم الكيلاني – إصدارٌ جديد

“قالَ المُغَنِّي: طائِرُ السَّحَر” تُصدِر المُوسيقيَّة والمُغنيَّة والإذاعيَّة الفلسطينيَّة ريم الكيلاني ألبُومَها القصير المُقبِل “قالَ المُغَنِّي: طائِرُ السَّحَر” يوم 21 مارس 2022. هذا الإصدار هو إهداءٌ إلى روح المُوسيقار والمُغَنِّي الإيرانيّ المُعارض، محمد-رضا شَجَريان، الذي وافَته المَنِيَّة عام 2020: الأغنية…

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The Singer Said: Bird of Dawn – EP launch

Palestinian singer, musician and broadcaster Reem Kelani released digitally two new tracks in an EP entitled “The Singer Said: Bird of Dawn” on 21st March 2022. The EP is a tribute to Iranian singer, calligrapher and political activist Mohammad-Reza Shajarian,…

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Israel’s pink washing

I hate to bring this to you, but although there are Orthodox Jewish Israelis who dress modestly, it is still easier for an average white Brit to relate to a bikini-wearing Israeli, than to a more modestly dressed Muslim, Arab,…

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