Under the Radar Premieres Music Video of Bara7a (براحة)

Band photo from our music video photoshoot (2019).

Multicultural and multilingual sextet, Kuwaisiana, are releasing their newest single, “Bara7a (براحة),” premiering here with Under the Radar. Kuwaisiana (a portmanteau of Kuwait and Louisiana) take their name from the homes of the diverse musical traditions behind their music, a singular blend of New Orleans jazz, funk, ska, indie rock, and the rhythms of Khaleeji

Album Review: A Debut Playfully Bending the Rules

A heady sense of irreverence hangs over the debut album from Kuwaisiana, a US-based indie outfit led by Kuwaiti singer-songwriter +Aziz. The record’s wanton style-hopping and language-swapping has the sense not of willfully breaking the rules, but playfully bending them with a swagger and a smile. It may be no coincidence the band was born

Take a Deep-Dive Into our Lyrics & Tracklist

As a proudly bilingual band, our lyrics play a huge role in what makes us special. Below are the tracks on our debut release, Chapter 1, and a caption about the meaning and origins of the lyric. Chapter 2 lyrics can be found on the right panel. For me, part of being Kuwaiti today means