Nadah El Shazly

Nadah El Shazly is a vocalist, producer and sound artist from Cairo. Her debut album Ahwar (2017) reinvents Egyptian popular music from the early 19th century and explores new sonic and harmonic frontiers. Using voice, field recordings and instruments, she creates haunting sound pieces and songs with complex layers and dynamic structures that hijack the perception of time. She has been featured in international festivals including Le Guess Who?, Rewire, Irtijal, Nusasonic, and Marfa Myths.

As of September 2020