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SceneNoise Select 006: Hamza

One of Egypt's hidden talents, Hamza supplies us with the sixth episode of Select.

When we first heard of Hamza, he was taking part in the last Student DJ. Fast forward a year or so and he's on the same bill as Matthias Tanzmann, Uner, and Michael Cleis at ByGanz's TeaDance. We immediately thought to ourselves, he must have known someone that knew someone; his first gig alongside international DJs and he lands this? Surely some ta3rees was involved. Well our doubts were brushed aside after we heard him perform at MFN Festival last Eid. He blew us away and we instantly understood how he landed that epic gig – his music is fucking hot. This set also abides by this hotness, which has become Hamza's ethos behind the decks. An extended one-and-a-half hour mix featuring music by Dixon, Ruede Hagelstein, Eagles & Butterflies, John Talabot, Redshape, Till Von Sein, Human Machine, and a couple more, the set starts out on a distinct ethereal note – very dark but very groovy. It goes on to reach fluttering highs with some very emotional peaks, continuing on to some very bouncy tech house. A mix perfect for those peak moments at the after party – in all honesty, the set would work at peak time at the club also. Play this set at any peak time and you will not regret it.

Follow Hamza on Soundcloud here.

Artwork By Mike El-Issa.


Todays Events
Dokkan @ Cairo Jazz Club
Clubs
Date: 3/28/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 2:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club
Screening: Ahmed Zaki's Films @ Cairo Opera
Film
Date: 3/28/2017
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Cairo Opera House
Funk Phenomena By Sewwes @ The Tap East
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Date: 3/28/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 2:00am
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Hippy Hop ft. Fedde @ Wunder Kind
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Date: 3/28/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 2:00am
Venue: Wunder Kind
Midweek Unique W/ DJ Dina Gharib @ Underground
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Date: 3/28/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Underground Cairo
Khaled A. Rahman's 30th Anniversary @ Zigzag
Clubs
Date: 3/28/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 4:00am
Venue: Zigzag
#D-CAF: Look Out @ The Greek Campus
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Date: 3/28/2017
Time: 2:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: The Greek Campus
Retro Night ft. Ihab Shawi @ The Garden
Clubs
Date: 3/28/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Garden Nile Front