Thawra Records

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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About Us

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.