Julia Sabra, Fadi Tabbal, & the Pointed Heart of Beirut

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. I’ve written extensively about Julia Sabra and Fadi Tabbal’s incredible new album, Snakeskin, so I want to avoid repeating myself repeatedly in this intro. I will reiterate, though, that it’s one of my favorite records of 2022 and is an album that continues to reveal new layers … Continue reading Julia Sabra, Fadi Tabbal, & the Pointed Heart of Beirut

Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #56: Julia Sabra & Fadi Tabbal

I don’t have much to add here that Julia and Fadi don’t say better below. Still, this mix is an eye-opening trip of familiar and unfamiliar names stitched together memorably. Aptly titled Requiem for a City: Post-apocalyptic Music from Beirut, it’s a fantastic insight into the extraordinary scene in Beirut. I’ll also add that their album, Snakeskin, is out now and is one of my favorite records … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #56: Julia Sabra & Fadi Tabbal

Julia Sabra & Fadi Tabbal “Snakeskin”

Buy at Boomkat Night glows while the streets vent an ambiance of decay. Concrete is a noose, a conductor of life’s disappearance. The end was written so long ago that, at this point, it feels like adaptation and survival are all that’s left. Snakeskin explores and expands on these buried emotions, casting imaginative, crumbling arrangements into the dead soil where purpose doesn’t grow but hangs … Continue reading Julia Sabra & Fadi Tabbal “Snakeskin”