Virtually Islamic Blog

Gary R. Bunt

Egyptian Electronic Music

Tristan Rutherford, Aramco Magazine, Egypt Drops the Beat
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Sinéad O’Connor

The Irish Times, Sinéad O’Connor’s Late Late performance hits 1.6m views online Discover More…

Omar Ibn Said & Rhiannon Giddens

Library of Congress, The Omar Ibn Said Collection Discover More…

Streaming Nusrat

Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's Voice Offers A Sonic Refuge Discover More…

Iran: Joss Stone

BBC News, Joss Stone deported from Iran on last stop of world tour
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KSA: Nicki Minaj

BBC News, Nicki Minaj Saudi gig prompts confusion online
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GoT Yemeni Style

Mariam Nabbout, Stepfeed, Arabizing Game of Thrones: Theme song gets epic Yemeni twist
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Rohingya Culture

Poppy Elena McPherson and Simon Lewis, Reuters, In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture Discover More…

'Somali Night Fever'

Guardian, Somali Night Fever: the little-known story of Somalia's disco era

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KSA Music Academy

StepFeed, Curtain Call: Is Saudi Arabia about to open its first music academy? Discover More…

Basra Rap

Nabil al-Jurani and Qassim Abdul Zahra, Associated Press/ABC, Iraqi rapper gives angry youth in city of Basra music outlet
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Sufi Soul: The Mystic Music of Islam

One of the best documentaries on Sufism is now on Netflix Discover More…

10 Commandments

The Specials featuring Saffiyah Khan - 10 Commandments

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Mauritania's musical tradition kept alive by the internet

al Jazeera, Mauritania's musical tradition kept alive by the internet, 6 Jan 2019 Discover More…

Spotify goes Palestinian

asianews.it, Spotify brings Palestinian music and artists to the global public

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

BBC Radio 4, Nusrat Was My Elvis.

Profile of the magnificent and unique Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, together with a few choices of my own.

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Mona Haydar profile

Mona Haydar profiled

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