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Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 – 8.30 pm
at Onomatopoeia The Music Hub

The BUNNY TYLERS is a collaboration between Charbel Haber (Scrambled Eggs, Malayeen, Johnny Kafta Anti-Vegetarian Orchestra) and Fadi Tabbal (The Incompetents, Under The Carpet, Safar), aimed at the exploration of different guitar bowing techniques and celebrating the smell of cold tobacco, cheap aftershave, eternal sunsets and surfer suicides.

They will perform at Ono The Music Hub on the occasion of the release of the Bunny Tylers’ first album, “Glitches & Drones 2013-2016”, for Lebanese alternative label Ruptured.

Listen to an excerpt:

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INFO 00 961 1 398 986
ENTRANCE 10.000 LBP
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// ABOUT FADI TABBAL

Musician, producer and sound engineer, known for his numerous contributions to Beirut’s alternative music scene by way of the specialized studio he opened in 2006, Tunefork. Tabbal’s work as an engineer at Tunefork has secured its reputation as one of the most prominent studios in Beirut; the majority of the city’s alternative acts have passed through its doors.

Fadi is a member of several Lebanese bands, including rock groups The Incompetents and Bunny Tylers, as well as experimental trio Under the Carpet. He collaborates frequently with singer/songwriter Youmna Saba, folk bands Safar and Ramly, and is a guest player on albums by oriental duo Praed and folk singer Sandmoon, among others. As a solo artist, he has released three albums entitled “On the Rooftop Looking Up” (Self-released 2013), “Museum of Disappearing Buildings” (Self-released 2015) and “How’s Annie” (Ruptured, 2016).
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// ABOUT CHARBEL HABER

Lebanese rock musician, performer and composer, straddling the uneasy genres of experimental post-rock and ambient soundscapes. Co-founder and member of longstanding Lebanese post-rock group Scrambled Eggs, Haber’s work encompasses a wide range of disciplines and styles including film, video art and theater, both as a solo artist and as a member of Scrambled Eggs, Malayeen and the Johnny-Kafta Anti Vegetarian Orchestra collective.

As a solo artist, he has collaborated with various visual artists and composed music for a variety of film and theater performances, both in his native Lebanon and abroad. Haber has released over a dozen albums with Scrambled Eggs (for labels Incognito, Ruptured and Johnny Kafta’s Kids Menu), two solo albums (for Al-Maslakh and Discrepant), as well as several one-off collaborations over a variety of supports including vinyl, CD and cassette.
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Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 – 8.30 pm
at Onomatopoeia The Music Hub, Beirut

with
► Munma: synths /electronics
► Fadi Tabbal: electric guitar /electronics
► Maya Chami: live visuals

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// ABOUT MUNMA

Jawad Nawfal is a pioneer of Lebanon’s electronic/dance scene. Starting out as a DJ and event promoter in the late 90’s, he eventually moved on to production and composition in the early 2000’s, forming live electronic duos Ae_Quo and AEX with Lebanese musician Victor Bresse. Nawfal created MUNMA in the aftermath of Israel’s war on Lebanon in the summer of 2006 — this solo project explores oriental harmonies and rhythmical patterns, with a strong reliance on sampled traditional musical beds and excerpts from politicians’ speeches and radio broadcasts. In 2012, Jawad started working with Lebanese writer and slam poet Mazen el-Sayed aka El Rass, and the two musicians released two well receivedalbums which explore the darker sides of rap, reconfiguring the genre to include elements of bass and electronica. In the following years, Nawfal collaborated with Belgian electronic producer Cedrik Fermont, and released 4 albums on his label Syrphe Records with different contributors.

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// ABOUT FADI TABBAL

Fadi Tabbal is a musician, producer and sound engineer, known for his numerous contributions to Beirut’s alternative music scene by way of the specialized studio he opened in 2006, Tunefork.

Tabbal’s work as an engineer at Tunefork has secured its reputation as one of the most prominent studios in Beirut; the majority of the city’s alternative acts have passed through its doors. Fadi is a member of several Lebanese bands, including rock groups The Incompetents and Bunny Tylers, as well as experimental trio Under the Carpet. He collaborates frequently with singer/songwriter Youmna Saba, folk bands Safar and Ramly, and is a guest player on albums by experimental duo Praed and folk singer Sandmoon, among others. As a solo artist, he has released three albums entitled “On the Rooftop Looking Up” (Self-released 2013), “Museum of Disappearing Buildings” (Self-released 2015) and “How’s Annie” (Ruptured, 2016).

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// ABOUT MAYA CHAMI

Maya Chami is a practitioner in graphic design and digital arts. She received a Bachelor of Science in graphic design from the Lebanese American University. In 2006, she was selected to participate in the UNESCO online masters module on art, design and technology.

In 2011 she completed a Masters degree in digital arts at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London. She works in graphic design and digital arts on both commissioned and personal projects, and has participated in several design and digital arts events.

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Lebanese singer and musician Sandra Arslanian aka Sandmoon was the guest of Ruptures on Radio Liban 96.2 FM, for an interview revolving around the making and production of her 3 albums, “Raw”, “Home”, and “In The End”.

Listen to the full show: ruptures sandmoon lundi 26 septembre

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A radio show entirely devoted to the 6th edition of the Wickerpark Festival, taking place on September 10th, 2016, in Batroun, North Lebanon.
Featuring some exclusive material from the bands playing in the festival, as well as a special live performance from Loopstache!

1. Wanton Bishops ‘Waslaha’
2. Kid Fourteen ‘It’s a lovely night’
3. Loopstache ‘Time with you is not wasted’ – Ruptures exclusive –
4. Interbellum ‘Brian Wilson’
5. Filter Happier ‘Home’
6. Etyen ‘Lo siento’
7. Loopstache ‘All I need is you’ – LIVE –
8. Safar ‘It’s you’ – Ruptures exclusive –
9. Kid Fourteen ‘The dancer’
10. Lumi ‘Talk to you’ – Ruptures exclusive –
11. Etyen ‘Sawa’
12. Interbellum ‘Wrinkles’
13. Wanton Bishops ‘Sun rising’
14. Safar ‘Wa namchi’
15. Filter Happier ‘Glow’

> Listen to the showruptures wickerpark 5 sept


 

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Ruptured is releasing 3 new CD albums between September 6 & September 10, 2016, by three of the most creative musicians on the Lebanese alternative scene.

These are the first solo releases of Kid Fourteen and Mme Chandelier, and the third one by Fadi Tabbal.
All three will be available in limited editions of 250 copies each.

“How’s Annie” (rptd 015) by Fadi Tabbal
[To be released on September 6 @Ono The Music Hub]
Listen to an excerpt here
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“Post-Coital Tristesse” (rptd 014) by Mme Chandelier
[To be released on September 6 @Ono The Music Hub]
Listen to an excerpt here
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“Dream Kids Never Sleep” (rptd 013) by Kid Fourteen
[To be released on September 10 @Wickerpark Festival]
Listen to an excerpt here
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Friday 12 August 2016, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

1. Alif: I’tiraf
2. Tamer Abu Ghazaleh: Takhabot
3. Karkhana: Nafas
4. Shalabi Effect: Beauty Queen Crime Scene
5. Malayeen: Najwa
6. ‘A’ Trio & Alan Bishop: Gently Johnny
7. Dwarfs of East Agouza: Hungry Bears Don’t Dance
8. Nadim Mishlawi: Dream 5
9. Kid Fourteen: It’s A Lovely Night
10. Heroes and Villains: Before The Film
11. Wake Island: Bend Again
12. Seamus Cater: Smoking And Smiling
13. Scrambled Eggs: Building A Nest

Listen to the show: ruptures vendredi 12 august

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The record of the evening

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Monday 04 July 2016, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

1. Hasan Hujairi: Teeth
2. Hasan Hujairi: Pause
3. Munma: Cadavre exquis (feat. Jad Atoui)
4. Jad Atoui: Skinclock Echoes
5. RadioKVM: Silvershine (feat. Munma + Maria Kassab)
6. Hasan Hujairi: Mellifluous Hiraeth
7. Tamer Abu Ghazaleh: Namla
8. Alif: Yalla tnam
9. Dwarfs of East Agouza: Hungry Bears Don’t Dance
10. Kid Fourteen: It’s A Lovely Night
11. Panstarrs: Tortit naml
12. Rakans: Lujah
13. OkyDoky: No Emperor (Jad Atoui Remix)
14. El Rass & Munma: Ana mish ana
15. Boikutt: Tak’eeb (feat. Dakn)

Listen to the show: Ruptures 4 July Hasan Hujairi

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The record of the evening

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