Emel Mathlouthi

Emel Mathoulthi

Emel Mathoulthi: ​Gifted with a powerful, melodic voice singing rebellious lyrics about social justice, Tunisian singer, songwriter and guitarist Emel Mathlouthi has been hailed as the ‘The Joan Baez of Tunisia’ and the ‘Fairuz of this Generation’. Her captivating style fuses rock and folk with oriental and trip hop influences. The range of Mathlouthi’s eclectic tonality is stimulated by musicians from around the world. Inspired by Marcel Khalife and influenced by Bjork, she has recorded with Tricky and performed with Dead Can Dance.

Maha's Arabic Music Show K2K

Maha's Music (K2K Radio): Tune in to listen live to Maha's Music Show on Kilburn to Kensal Rise (K2K) Radio. This is where Arabic music meets Desert Island Discs of sun-soaked sounds that conjure up memories of lazy days in the Middle East. Maha interviews the most important actors, poets, artists, musicians, journalists, photographers, rappers, writers, film makers, DJs, bands and even restaurant owners from the region on K2K Radio to talk about their work, and share their favourite music.