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Now Listening: Mashrou Leila, "Fasateen"


Everyone knows about my fierce love of Mashrou Leila, the Lebanese indie band that has forever changed Arabic pop/rock music. I’ve seen them twice in concert and freaked out on all social media outlets about that time I stumbled across frontman Hamed Sinno in a cafe in Amman last February. 11 more words


(2014 end-of-year lists) - MASHROU' LEILA

I asked some of my musician friends from Beirut, to list their 10 favorite albums of 2014…
Or the music they’ve listened to the most during the past year, regardless of date of release… 102 more words


A career in the public eye has its downsides

Hamed Sinno, the charismatic lead singer of Lebanese indie band Mashrou’ Leila, is proving elusive. One minute he’s in Beirut, the next in Paris. Now he’s in Canada recording the band’s third album at Hotel2Tango in Montreal. 947 more words


Christian town leader in Lebanon calls for censure of popular gay singer

Lebanon: The legal adviser of the largely Christian Lebanese city of Zouk Mikael has called on authorities and local people to censure and boycott the concert performance of a local band whose lead singer is openly gay. 428 more words