NOON is the kind of band you might expect, or rather hope, to encounter in the UAE – an audio approximation of the emirates’ cluttered borderless, cosmopolitanism and contemporary ethos. Based in Dubai, Made up of three players, drawn from different cultural and musical backgrounds, Ratish Chadda from India, Steven Bedford from England, and Mohamed Hosny from Egypt. The instrumental trio bravely embodies, and certainly enliven, the hackneyed idea of East/West musical fusions.