Sam Shalabi is a talented musician and composer located in between Canada and Cairo.
Fascinated by the oriental music as well he listened and liked punk-rock, free-jazz and modern-classical, he directed some interresting musical projects you can listen to on his records, notabily "Eid" conceived in Cairo in 2006 and published by "Alien8recordings".
Here, he discuss with James Oscar (CUTV) on modern arabic music
you can listen for a track of Eid's record <<<here>>>
& read the good review about his work in "Wire" last november 2013