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Malakat Records is a new label focusing on "all musically inclined Arab womxn artists"

Malakat says it is the "first womxn focused record label" in the Middle East and North Africa

  • Dave Turner
  • 11 February 2021
Malakat Records is a new label focusing on "all musically inclined Arab womxn artists"

Malakat Records is a new label focusing on "all musically inclined Arab womxn artists".

Based in Amman, the capital of Jordan, Malakat will release music, host workshops and more for up-and-coming talent in in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Malakat, which describes itself as the "first womxn focused record label" in the region, plans to release a six-track EP in May, according to RA.

The tracks on the EP will be produced as part of a music production project, of which applications opened last month. Industry pros will guide participants on songwriting, production and artist development.

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Although the label says the final product of the EP will come down to the sounds of the producers involved, it aims to achieve something in the realm of hyperpop, a genre championed by the late SOPHIE.

Malakat is working with Future Female Sounds and MALAHI Entertainment on the programme.

Dave Turner is Mixmag's Commercial Content Editor, follow him on Twitter

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