THAWRA RECORDS & FOUND SOUND NATION CO-RELEASE SERIES
‘Enchanting compilation of music.’Chris Brennan – CJSW (CA)
‘One of the most thrilling scenes in the Middle East these days comes from Lebanon…’Florian Sievers – Groove / Spex (DE)
‘Every track’s a winner here…one of my favorite releases this year.’Karl Philips – Source 96.1FM (UK)
‘This is beautiful. Super release.’David Martin – Outlook Fest (UK)
‘Fresh sounding release.’Alex Ruder – KEXP (US)
‘Remarcable, original & gorgeous overall.’João Pedro Gaspar – Musicbox Lisboa (PT)
‘BAADA AB’ EP out on April 30
on our Tiny House Music Sub-label
Watch the official music video for “Bi Kheir” directed by Adam Jammal
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Operating without bias, discrimination or prejudice; Thawra (which translates to “revolution” in Arabic), aims to be a safe space for artists to showcase genuine and sincere musical expression, embodying the idea of art as resistance, and fundamentally art as a revolution. And in the face of adversity, it can only be achieved by coming together, celebrating the differences and generously sharing our skills, ideas and creativity, which goes hand-in-hand with the ethos of our label; nurturing a community of free-minded people united in their passion for music and not afraid to question the status quo.
In April 2022, Thawra Records officially launches its sub-label Tiny House Music, expanding into new sonic territories of namely Pop & Alternative influences, allowing our platform to cover more music genres, and create the opportunity for collaboration with a wider network of artists to develop, represent and support in the local & international community.
Thawra Records is a Beirut-based Electronic music label, supporting forward-thinking artists and musicians from the region and beyond. Founded in 2019 by veteran Lebanese musician, Red Bull Music Academy & Onebeat Alum’ Etyen, the label is a grassroots initiative, born from a need and will to nurture the underdeveloped local music community and industry, by coming together to give a voice to an-ever growing community of creatives from a part of the world that has much to offer and has till now been largely under-represented.