Author: Laudy Issa

Less hipster, more subtle dream pop: A conversation with Postcards’ Julia Sabra

Postcards on their new dream pop album, the dualities of Beirut, and the waves in the music scene.

Gizzmo on selling what’s fake, EP Easter eggs, and Beirut indie scene

Their characters are the result of distinct backgrounds that found a middle ground as Gizzmo, a band that kicked off playing Gorillaz and Air covers before creating their own music.

Day None on technology and synthesizing interesting music

Beirut Today spoke to Day None about his electronic music, his style, his future aspirations, and all around vibe.

Kozo talk post-rock, debut album, and live performances

The diversity in musical styles and interests among the different members of Kozo makes it difficult to categorize the band into any single subgenre of post-rock

The billions in pledges at CEDRE won’t reform the Lebanese economy

Aside from the risk of plunging the country further into debt, financial investments do not ensure a sustainable solution for the future.

Theatre in Lebanon thrives silently, despite lack of support

Despite the legal and financial constraints that they are faced with, through the adaption of local scriptwriters and directors, theatre in Lebanon perseveres.

Protesters demand amendment of Law 293 following women’s deaths

The KAFA protest is particularly significant in the context of the upcoming parliamentary elections, with many signs stating that their bearers will not be voting for “patriarchal ideology.”