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Poetry, political resistance & pulsing beats: Abdullah Miniawy and the Carl Gari trio

By France24
02 March 2022   |   1:21 pm
Their musical collaboration fuses literature and electronica, offering a new artistic take on events from the Arab Spring to contemporary European politics. Poet Abdullah Miniawy and musician Jonas Yamer join us in the studio to tell us more about the creation of their latest album "Between the bullet and the front sight, casting lots", how they channel external influences into introspective tracks, and why birth and new beginnings are an important idea in this latest record.

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Their musical collaboration fuses literature and electronica, offering a new artistic take on events from the Arab Spring to contemporary European politics. Poet Abdullah Miniawy and musician Jonas Yamer join us in the studio to tell us more about the creation of their latest album "Between the bullet and the front sight, casting lots", how they channel external influences into introspective tracks, and why birth and new beginnings are an important idea in this latest record.