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Detox | The music in the background
I ended my journey among the ruins of the fallen Cassette Kingdom
Detox | ‘Everything’s gonna be alright’
Well, we all know what’s up, and it’s not pretty.
Detox | Worry, run, repeat
The Anxious Daffodil | #34:Tomorrow is another day. I will finish the film, or the book or maybe just cook something edible
Rupture and possibility: How the coronavirus crisis struck Cairo’s indie music scene
Nada Nabil | Where does music lie in the deafening quiet of a deadly pandemic?
Detox | An Anxious Daffodil
#32: At Mada, we're working and we're hopeful, but we're operating differently
Detox | No drama
#31: Without the drama, though — both on-screen and in all our lives — what's left to explore?
Detox | Three rooms and a parlor
In today’s edition, we welcome you to our safe house, consisting of three isolated, sanitized rooms.
Podcast | Katalog #2: Dina El Wedidi
Adham Zidan and Maha ElNabawi | When I heard the train, I heard a full band. It was great — there were so many different sounds.
Detox | Keeping cool
The weekend’s here and it’s time to get some well-deserved rest — that's what we're here for.
 
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Opinion
Nada Nabil
A star is dead: What to do when your idols are ‘canceled’
“How can you see clearly when you’re looking into the sun? How can an icon be a con?” -Maureen
Maha ElNabawi
Beyoncé, Coldplay, and why we can’t let exotica become banal
Growing up in America in the 1980s through the noughties made most of my generation pretty hard to offend.
Ismail Fayed
Death of a hegemon: Mid-century Egyptian music in Beirut
The term "hishik bishik" is an Egyptian expression to denote cabaret-like performance, especially one
 
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News
Update: 7 arrested for ‘promoting sexual deviancy’ after raising rainbow flag at Mashrou’ Leila gig
Censorship Board bans songs from Cairokee’s new album
Musicians Syndicate head announces ban on ‘revealing clothes’
Singer Hany Shaker elected as new Musicians Syndicate head
Tips from the culture desk: June 7-13 in Cairo, Port Said
Mahraganat music doc in cinemas for one week
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Cartoons
Cartoon: Fashion outrage
Andeel | "Mohamed Mohie looks like shit in this picture."
Cartoon: Electro-irony
Andeel | Young man: So I make electronic music, like in, I connect devices to computer, make noises and then.. Old man: Hehehhe..  
Cartoon: Nationalist area
Andeel | Speakers: *playing (Tislam El-Ayadi) song*