Format: Vinyl / Digital
Release Date: 26th April 2024

Sababa 5 - Bezani / Ashkamoni {7inch}


Sababa 5 – Bezani / Ashkamoni {7inch}

Sababa 5, the relentless explorers of Middle Eastern psychedelic groove, present their latest tracks “Bezani” and “Ashkamoni” on their sixth 45 for Batov Records.

With two albums, an EP featuring vocalist Shiran Tzfira, and five highly collectable 45s under their belt, Sababa 5 have established themselves as trailblazers in the global grooves scene alongside the likes of Altın Gün, Yin Yin, and Misha Panfilov.

Garnering support from esteemed DJs and institutions such as BBC Radio 6, Radio Nova, Songlines, and Star Wax, the band’s innovative fusion of diverse musical influences continues to captivate audiences worldwide.

“Bezani” transports listeners on a sonic journey with its electric synths and percussion-fueled 6/8 rhythm. Drawing inspiration from early electronic sounds and Persian folk, the track creates a mesmerizing atmosphere that pushes the boundaries of genre blending.

On “Ashkamoni”, Sababa 5 showcase their versatility with a rockier feel infused with a rocksteady swing. The track’s captivating melody builds dynamically, while the lead guitar and synth engage in enthralling solos, demonstrating the band’s exceptional musical prowess.

Sababa 5’s collective experience backing a wide variety of international artists has no doubt driven their tight sound and ability to seamlessly fuse genres. With influences ranging from the world renowned Funk Brothers, Wrecking Crew and Daptones, to Middle Eastern psych, the band effortlessly blends diverse musical elements into their distinctive sound.

“Bezani” and “Ashkamoni” mark another milestone in Sababa 5’s musical journey, further solidifying their reputation as innovators in the world of psychedelic groove. Fans and music enthusiasts alike can expect to be enthralled by these latest additions to the band’s impressive repertoire.