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Habibi Releases New Single “Somewhere They Can’t Find Us”

Today, Habibi release “Somewhere They Can’t Find Us,” the first of a two-song EP titled ‘Somewhere’. Habibi knows it’s time to cut loose and take you to the dance floor, enlisting producer Mike Stroud from Ratatat and Heba Kadry as mastering engineer. Their first original composition to be released by Kill Rock Stars, “Somewhere They Can’t Find Us“ moves the unique four-piece’s sound into the escapism of disco club era New York City,…

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Habibi Shares Delta 5 Cover, ‘Nice Try’ Covers EP Out Today via Kill Rock Stars

Today, Habibi share their cover of “Try,” a tribute to Julz Sale. Julz Sale was the founding member of Delta 5. Rahill Jamalifard, the singer in Habibi, shared the following words: “Deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Julz Sale, an unrivaled force in the macrocosm of punk music. The combination of driving baselines and Sale’s cool yet punching…

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Habibi Signs to Kill Rock Stars, Announces ‘Somewhere’ EP Out

Today, Habibi debut a cover of Swiss punk band Kleenex/LiLiPUT’s song “Nice“. The release inaugurates Habibi’s signing to legendary label Kill Rock Stars. This fall, Habibi will release a two-song EP of original compositions, titled ‘Somewhere’, via Kill Rock Stars. “We’re excited to be a part of the iconic label that has supported so many female artists whom we adore and respect” says Lenny Lynch, guitarist…

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Habibi Debuts New Song “Angel Eyes” From ‘Anywhere But Here’ Out 2/14 On Muddguts Records

“As refreshing as it is experimental in all its unassuming glory.” – Indie Shuffle “[Habibi] are back to remind the world why they’re still one of the city’s best home-grown groups.” – NME “[It] finds the band expanding beyond their garagey, girl group roots and incorporating Middle Eastern flourishes, exotic instrumentation, and other psychedelic touches.” – Brooklyn Vegan Today, Habibi premieres “Angel…

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Habibi Announces New Album, ‘Anywhere But Here’ Out February 14th On Muddguts Records

“[Habibi] are back to remind the world why they’re still one of the city’s best home-grown groups.” – NME   Today, Habibi premieres “Come My Habibi” in an interview on NME and announces their new album, ‘Anywhere But Here’, set for release via Muddguts Records on February 14th, 2020. They will tour behind the release with dates starting on the West Coast with a performance at…

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Habibi Tours With Zamrock Legends W.I.T.C.H.

  Habibi have announced tours dates in support of legendary Zamrock band W.I.T.C.H, with a NYC date at The Bell House on October 22nd. W.I.T.C.H. (We Intend To Cause Havoc) was the first band in Zambia to release a commercial album, in 1973. Blending the Rock and Roll sounds of the Rolling Stones together with…

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Habibi Announces New Fall Tour Dates, Including Levitation Festival

“[A] group for whom multicultural identity is a central concern, celebrating their lead singer’s Iranian roots, and cultivat[ing] a distinctly American surf-rock vibe.” New York Times “Textures and structures that feel like summer and fall.”The New Yorker “Jamalifard was born in Michigan to parents that immigrated from Iran before the Iranian Revolution of the late 1970’s.”NPR Habibi announces new tour…

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Habibi on Tour, Support for ESG & Bombino

On the heels of a ferocious show supporting Bronx’s iconic ESG, Habibi have just announced their summer tour dates, including sets at Do Division, Supertone, Sweet & Otis Mountain Festivals and a show with “The Sultan of Shred” (The New York Times) Bombino. Dates below, more to be announced soon:     HABIBI SUMMER DATES…

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Habibi Written Up In The New York Times

Ahead of their April 11 show at BRIC Ballroom with Y La Bamba, Habibi received a shout-out by The New York Times who called them “[a] group for whom multicultural identity is a central concern.” The Times praised their most recent release, ‘Cardamom Garden’ for “celebrating their lead singer’s Iranian roots” and lauded their “distinctly…

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Habibi Spring Tour & Duke University Residency

Habibi heads on a spring east coast tour with a stop at Duke University, where singer Rahill Jamalifard and guitarist Lenny Lynch will take part in a variety of campus engagements, including visits to classes (“Academic Writing: Women, Activism, Social Change,” “Middle East: Facebook to Film,” “History of Rock”), a workshop with Girls Rock in…

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