Whities 023 (The Act of Falling from the 8th Floor)

by Carl Gari & Abdullah Miniawy

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Nate Stevens
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Nate Stevens probably the most intense, despairing, and searingly bleak thing I've ever heard. 10/10 😭 Favorite track: Haj حاج.
Stéfan Németh
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Stéfan Németh Conceptual, explorative sonic poetry-in-music; splintered urban life scenes told via throbbing synth lines and dense sound design. Portrait of the current Zeitgeistlos. Favorite track: Hela هيلا.
Thus Curated Kukushka
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Thus Curated Kukushka Beautifully captures the mood of our times for me. Btw lyrics in translation are available at www.abdullahminiawy.com/poetry Favorite track: Zawaj زواج.
Boris le Bobow
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Boris le Bobow Such a fucking fantastic record. One of the best of the year for sure. Favorite track: Zawaj زواج.
brejkor
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brejkor i really like this album, i would love to read translated lyrics
mrsokla
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mrsokla Brilliant Conceptual Piece. Cant wait to translate the lyrics.
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Carl Gari are a trio of German musicians made up of Jonas Yamer, Till Funke and Jonas Friedlich. Abdullah Miniawy is an Egyptian musician and poet, currently based in France.

We're hugely honoured to share their latest release with you, a six-track extended EP due for release on 6th September 2019.
A meditative and provoking listen focussed around the poem in 'B'aj بعاج' that forms the lyrical centrepiece of the record. In this song Abdullah is the protagonist, jumping from the 8th floor of a building in Cairo. While falling he describes a unique scene happening on every balcony, painting a dark picture of Egyptian society.

The EP was mixed, arranged and produced by Carl Gari members Jonas Yamer and Till Funke, providing a melancholic backbone for Abdullah’s lyrics and melodies. 

Design by Alex McCullough and Noah Baker
Title typography by Noah Baker
Mastered and cut by Rashad Becker

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released September 6, 2019

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