This week Matias and Adrian welcome two spectacular Beiruti bands into their studio: Postcards and Alan’s Trio, in addition to Nour Sobh who explained his newest invention, the foldable, recycled CYCLOPSE bicycle which you can support on Zoomal!
Both Postcards and Alan’s Trio have only been performing for less than a year, yet possess a depth of sound and lyrical strength like veterans!
Alan’s Trio performed as a duo with their laid-back bluesy style and are currently competing in The Next Big thing contest. Listen to their interview and performance and check them out this weekend at The Quadrangle in Hazmiyeh! *Anyone going to this show, please inform Adrian as she still needs to pick up her payment from her dubbing performance.
Postcards, fronted by Julia Sabra, is a full-bodied band reminiscent of Fleet Foxes with their robust harmonies and variety of musical instruments. Below, they perform “Oh the places we will go” which is about one day leaving Beirut and travelling the world, they told us.
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