Electric Roots / Author / Compositor


SMAALI is a singer, musician, writer, and composer whose name in the Moroccan dialect “Darija” means “Listen to me”. The artist combines various cultures and different genres of music, ranging from Acoustic Trance to Electronic Trance.

In 2017, he traveled to India and Morocco to meet traditional musicians. He then flew to Berlin and Athens to form the Vlastur dub project, where he immersed himself in electronic music by combining dub and psytrance. In 2022, SMAALI founded the “Electric Roots / Racines Electricaliques” project in Mexico, inspired by these powerful North African roots.

He created his own musical universe with his distinct electronic and spiritual style of music.

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