Bedouin – Biography

Bedouin is an American-based music production and DJ partnership consisting of Tamer Malki and Rami Abousabe. Together they share a broad sonic vision that pulls from their diverse influences owing to their Middle Eastern heritage, Western upbringing, and worldly
travels. As musicians, singers, songwriters, and multi-instrumentalists, they’ve pioneered a distinctive and timeless sound that has connected with crowds from all corners of the world. Their sophisticated productions are featured on some of the world’s most notable labels such as Crosstown Rebels, Get Physical, All Day I Dream, and recently their own imprint—Human By Default. Select major label releases include remixes for Black Coffee and Virgil Abloh on Ultra and Sony/Universal.

They have called Burning Man home since 2012, making it their cultural, social, and musical experimentation playground for nearly a decade. Burning Man became a creative refuge and gave them the freedom to take a new musical approach. Their time spent at Burning Man has been integral to the musical movement that is Bedouin.

The duo was featured twice on BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix and named Mixmag’s “Breakthrough Artists”. Having played major events such as Coachella, Tomorrowland, and Art Basel and iconic venues like Ushuaïa, Wynn Las Vegas, and Scorpios, Bedouin continue to make strides in their prolific career. In 2017, they earned the Essential New Tune title for their revered remake cover of Pink Floyd’s “Set Control For The Heart Of The Sun” which was personally blessed by Pink Floyd’s drummer Nick Mason. 2017 also marked the inception of the duo’s weekly Ibiza residency and event concept, Saga, which quickly cemented itself as one of the island’s most sought-after weekly parties, earning the 2019 award for “Best Night In Ibiza” by the DJ Awards.

Followed by a slew of original releases, 2020 marked the launch of their record label Human By Default with their Whistleman EP, which was featured on Forbes. In 2022, Bedouin recorded and shared a groundbreaking Cercle set, filmed in Petra, Jordan. Over the course of the pandemic, Malki and Abousabe spent a great amount of time finalizing songs created in the past 7 years, composing, songwriting, singing, and working on numerous projects including collaborations and new originals.

Their debut album Temple of Dream  (Human by Default) was shaped from these sessions and captures the enigmatic sound of the versatile, forward-thinking group.

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