«Muqata’a» means to disrupt, or boycott.
The Ramallah-based electronic musician uses sampling and noise as tactics for disrupting official narratives and defending Palestinian historical memory.
Five albums deep, spanning hip hop roots, glitched out electronica, solitude and reflection among cultural erosion, his instrumentals exhibit a vast and deep musical knowledge, with a refined taste and a perfect sense of melody moulding.
A founding member of the Ramallah Underground Collective and member of Tashweesh, a sound and image performance group from Ramallah, Palestine with installation artists Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme.
The Wire Magazine (UK)
«The Kamil Manqus LP: Proper exploratory business, with some moments that would destroy a Deep Medi dance.» – Mixmag