How to Discover Indie Bands from the Middle East

The indie rock aesthetic is hardly confined to the West.  As long as there is access to electricity, you’ll find indie bands just about anywhere in the world.

Sawt is a way to find out what’s going on with the Arabic indie music scene.  It’s a pretty simple app, but it gets the job done.  

Click on the image to hear some samples.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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