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Mayan Fawaz


Graduated form the American University in Cairo with a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication. Fawaz went on to a career in politics where she worked in the League of Arab States and eventually left it for a career change and now is a PR professional. Mayan (DJ Mayounah) is also one of Egypt’s first homegrown female DJ/ producer talents .

Music Genres 101

Ok so to clear things up, and I’m sure some DJs will appreciate this article as we all collectively get requests about genres that don’t exist at ALL. So here is: Trance: Possibly, the most popular electronic music genre (just ask Tiesto ) , and yes it is what your mom called noise or started […]

I Don’t Do Requests

I have written a version of this article this on my blog a few years ago, I am revisiting it as I have encountered more incidents that need to be addressed. I think I speak on behalf of a lot of Dj’s when I say that requests annoy me (and I hardly take any seriously). The last […]

British Airways Presents Park Live @ the Olympic Park

  During the Games, ‘Park Live Presented by British Airways’ is the only place at the Olympic Park where spectators can watch the action on giant LED screens, and see the athletes interviewed on the BA Stage. The winged Captains will bring entertainment to some 10,000 visitors at Park Live daily. (Saturday July 28) was […]

The Start of Summer Must Have Albums

With the summer finally here means the surfacing of the Ibiza 2012 mixes and compilations. As I track all releases ritually here is what I have discovered and decided to share. Mainstream Ibiza: Toolroom records have the reputation of dominating charts especially in the summer (due to their big roster of artists, DJs and producers) […]

WMC 2012: Egyptian DJs Make their Mark Pt. 2

DJ Carlos, best known as the “electronic music king” on Egypt’s radio station, Nile FM, also played once again at the WMC. Carlos played in three venues this year, “Global Mixx Radio” showcase at Whitelaw, “Global Mixx Radio” showcase at Chelsea and “By the Light of the Night” at Catalina Red Bar. While describing how […]

WMC 2012- Egyptian DJ’s Make Their Mark Pt. 1

One of the most important stateside events on the dance music calendar, Miami’s Winter Music Conference, will be celebrating its 27th edition in 2012. Having grown rapidly in the dance music scene worldwide, it has become an essential stop for artists, partygoers, promoters and labels. Winter Music Conference, in its 27th consecutive year, is one […]

Dubstep: Creeping to a Club Near You

Love it or hate it, it is coming your way!   Dubstep has been creeping into the Egyptian night life, just as well as it has been creeping to pop artists’ hits! (Even Britney Spears got on the wagon) In my opinion, the magnitude of the effect Dubstep has on the world is the latest […]

Refresh: Playboy Party

Also set at 88 El Gouna this Easter, the Refresh pool party was ummm….refreshing! I for one had a great time observing the debauchery. The party was well put together with Playboy DJ Flower, Playboy “bunnies” walking around serving shots and attempting dancing at read more here times, while the dancers (also dressed to fit […]

Jeremih Live in Gouna!

I have been to many concerts and parties in my day, but I realized I have never seen a hip hop star perform live. Turns out that if you were not there you really missed out! The event organizers did a great job with the set up and over all ‘concert feel’ as they transformed […]

Blue Breeze: The Start of the Day Parties in Gouna

At the 88 pool with the Red Sea in the background, the Blue Breeze party featured the Awadi brothers in a charming blue and white set up which blended in with the surroundings (even the cocktails and shots were blue).  The venue is equipped with everything you would need at a pool party from ice […]