Saturday, 14 June 2014

Band Name/Artist Name: Kasbah Rockers with Bill Laswell

Band Name/Artist Name: Kasbah Rockers with Bill Laswell
Album Name: Arabitronics Lounge Vol. 2
Website: http://
Music Style: World Electronica Dance Trip Hop Dub
Kasbah Rockers was formed in 2008 by Pat Jabbar and Youssef El Mejjad to reunite members from Amira Saqati, Maghrebika and Dar Beida 04. After the release of their first album "Kasbah Rockers", feat. Bill Laswell playing bass on most of the tracks, they started placing their music in Hollywood films such as:
"Body Of Lies" (2008 - Rildey Scott with Russel Crowe & DiCaprio)
"The Men who stare at Goats" (2009 - Grant Heslov with George Clooney)
"Taken 2" (2012 - Olivier Megaton with Liam Neeson)
or just recently the track "Harissa" from new album "Arabitronics Lounge Vol. 2" in.
"Only Lovers Left Alive" (2013 - Jim Jarmusch with Tilda Swinton & Tom Hiddleston)
Some more blockbuster and indie film projects are to be confirmed for 2014.
An Electroncia album collaboration with Somali singer Samatar (feat. Bill Laswell too) will be released later on this year, as a collection of Progressive-Dance singles.

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