NRD نرد (Dices in arabic) – Bethlehem based “Frog”, sound digger, Radio operator, event organizer, MC, Producer & Electrical Engineer, NRD has been involved in music since childhood. After studying classical oriental music in the National Conservatory of Palestine, he started digging for music as soon as the internet entered the occupied lands in the late 90s.
Later, after finishing his diploma in Qanoun
, he was introduced to various electronic music sub genres, such as Dub Step in high school, and the new dimension of sounds got him digging for more leading him to become self taught in DJing and production while studying for his bachelor degree in electrical engineering.
NRD co-founded Radio Nard
in 2014, an independent pop-out radio collective in Palestine and the surrounding areas, which became known as the first live platform across the middle east to host and connect musicians from around the region. organizing more than 400 events between live broadcasts, parties and mini-festivals within the last six years. NRD’s appreciation of complex styles of music, from broken IDM, Dub, jazz, and bass music inform his DJ sets that range of many different styles, mixing from colorful to dark matter.