Select 181: Mixed by Marwa Belhaj Youssef
This week’s Select features
Marwa Belhaj Youssef is a Tunisia-based multidisciplinary artist who started her career as a DJ in 2014. Her mixes offer a wide ranged selection highlighting the beauty and violence of sounds as she navigates across cultures, genres and signatures.
She is a resident artist at Movement Radio (Athens) and worked as a booking agent/curator at LYL Radio where her personal goal is to support Arab artists through her show KHENJAR. Marwa was invited to perform at Boiler Room in Athens in 2022, while contributing to the System Mix Series. In recent years she has played a number of times on various platforms such as NTS Radio, Noods Radio, Lyl Radio, Rinse FM, Intergalactic FM, Radio Al Hara, Root Radio and Radio Flouka.
In this hour-long set Marwa travels through several regional gems pulling from left field electronics, industrial, and more with tracks like ABADIR’s ‘V’, or Rama’s mashup titled, ‘Ani Klang x Tempa T - next sadbois’, alongside ‘Keen Demag’ by ZULI, and ‘Ikmal’ by Muqata’a, ‘Shoulder Dance’ by 3phaz, Van Boom’s ‘Agora’, and more.