James Endeacott (Soho Radio / Morning Glory) “another smash from the home of the hits Batov Records – this label is on fire at the moment”
Robert Luis (Tru Thoughts) “Sounding good”
Ex-Friendly (Radio Alhara راديو الحارة) – “Their best release yet on Batov! ‘Pur’ swings like a beast!””
Rebel Up SebCat (Rebel Up records & radio) – “amazing bouncy psychedelic composition for swirly sweaty nights”
Sababa 5 returns with a double dose of euphoric Persian psych & purely instrumental groove on ‘Pur b/w Baksheesh’, the tenth release on the highly collectible Batov Records Middle Eastern Grooves series.
Tel Aviv based four-piece Sababa 5 is practically a supergroup of musicians from the local scene, having earned their chops in the likes of the Hoodna Orchestra, Tigris, and Kutiman Orchestra. Between them, they have recorded and performed with leading vocalists such as Gili Yalo, Ester Rada, and Liraz Charhi.
Liraz Charhi won wide acclaim delving into her Persian roots on her recent releases, secretly recording with Iranian musicians. Whilst backing Charhi on tour, Sababa 5 guitarist Ilan… more
released August 20, 2021
Composed by Ilan Smilan
Organ & Synth: Eitan Drabkin
Electric Guitar: Ilan Smilan
Bass Guitar: Amir Sadot
Drums: Raz Man
Mixed & Mastered by Amir Sadot
℗ © Batov Records 2021 | BTR054
Full colour sleeve.