Maryam Saleh is an Egyptian singer and actress.
Singing and acting since the age of seven, Saleh has worked with and co-founded a number of independent bands, has sung semsemeya songs, and was one of the most important singers of Sheikh Imam songs.
She went on to found BarakA, which sets her in a rock context.
She is now working on several new musical projects with different musicians from Egypt as well as from the Middle East. Read more on Last.fm . User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.
Maurice Louca is one of Egypt's most pioneering alternative musicians. He was born in Cairo, Egypt, where he still lives. Alongside Mahmoud Waly (bass and electronic music) and Mahmoud Refat (percussion and electronics) , he founded the group Bikya, a folktronica project. The band is still together, performing sporadically, but now the three individuals work on their solo and side projects more regularly. Read more on Last.fm . User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.
Is a composer of alternative Arabic music, and an Oud, Buzuq, and vocal performer.
The lyrics in his compositions are in formal (fus-ha), Palestinian, or Egyptian dialect, written by himself or by Arab poets. The lyrics, in general, are not directed towards a specific theme; they express an array of human experience that is not defined by time or place: love, challenge, insecurity, boredom, thrill, frustration, etc. Tamer's music absorbs the lyrics, chews them, re-arranges their perspective, and bursts them as expressive originals that are certainly defined by time and place; the current time; Palestine. If the lyrics speak of love and passion, the music speaks of love separated by the Apartheid Wall and passion under siege. ...