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Laylit aux platines

C Lia + Mossy Mugler +
Wake Island

Come celebrate artists from the Arab world and its diaspora with the Laylit collective!

Traditional music combines with the latest sounds from the queer and underground scenes in Montreal, New York, and Detroit in a frenzied mix of electro, shaabi, dabke, mahraganat, hip-hop, and Arabic pop.

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About the DJs

© Alya Gabsi + Ismaël Morin

C Lia (Montreal)

For C Lia, DJ-ing is a quest for knowledge set between self-discovery, community, and a desire to (re)connect with her Amazigh and Algerian roots.

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© Kirk Lisaj

Mossy Mugler (Montreal + New York)

Mossy Mugler, is an esteemed DJ, producer, and artist hailing from Qatar with Palestinian roots. Their diverse musical background is influenced by Top 40 pop hits, vogue beats, underground electronic music, middle-eastern ballads and samples.

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© Mohamad Abdouni

Wake Island (Montreal + Beirut)

Wake Island (Nadim Madhzal and Philippe Manasseh) is an electronic duo originally from Beirut, now based in Montreal. Their DJ sets are a fresh perspective on Arabic music, with a blend of many genres, both old and new.

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