Ziad Nawfal with Wafa Khochen on Micro-Ondes // 29 June 2021

Quite the honor to be interviewed by Wafa Khochen for her weekly show Micro-Ondes.
We spoke about the early days of Ruptured Records, the creation of the label with Fadi Tabbal, our series of radio compilations, and recent spate of physical and digital releases.

1. Scrambled Eggs – Bleeding Nun (2006)
2. The Incompetents – Cannibal Blues (Ruptured Session, 2011)
3. Safar – Wa Namshi (2017)
4. Postcards – Revolvers (2018)
5. Interbellum – Ready to Dissolve (2018)
6. The Bunny Tylers – One of These Days (2017)
7. Munma – Muse (2016)


Ruptured Album Release // NP [JAD ATOUI & ANTHONY SAHYOUN] // Lattices

NEW FROM RUPTURED ON JULY 8th.

The duo of Lebanese electronic producers Jad Atoui and Anthony Sahyoun releases LATTICES, its first album release of grainy, evocative ambient explorations.

LATTICES is concerned with the exploration of non-deterministic approaches to producing electronic music, based on improvised techniques using modular systems and synthesizers.

Performed and produced by Jad Atoui and Anthony Sahyoun at home during lockdown in Beirut, 2020.
Mixed by Anthony Sahyoun at Tunefork Studios, Beirut.
Mastered by Rafael Irisarri at Black Knoll Studios, NYC.
Artwork by Anthony Sahyoun.

Pre-order from Bandcamp HERE  

Also available from Amazon + Anghami + Apple Music + Deezer + Juno + Spotify 



Ziad Nawfal Guest Mix for Radio Alhara // 16 June 2021

Ziad Nawfal’s monthly mix for Radio Alhara in Bethlehem – Music from Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt, Switzerland, Canada and the USA:

  1. Postcards – Home Is So Sad
  2. Twyn Towers – Ave Pariah
  3. Préfaces – El Jaguar
  4. Wake Island – Sleep 2.0
  5. Pomme Rouge – Honey Crisp (Etyen Rework)
  6. Rise 1969 – Vah Naboris (Etyen Remix)
  7. Tryangle Man – Esmeray
  8. Yasmine Hamdan – Al Jamilat (Matias Aguayo Remix)
  9. Liliane Chlela – Moukassarat
  10. Jana Saleh – Al Atlal (Om Kalthoum Rework) [excerpt]
  11. Kamilya Jubran & Werner Hasler – Wa Part 1 [excerpt]
  12. Praed Orchestra! – Mirage 72
  13. Nadah el Shazly – Barzakh
  14. Maurice Louca – The Palm Of A Ghost (feat. Nadah el Shazly)
  15. Rêves Sonores – Seers Theme

Ziad Nawfal Guest Mix for Movement Radio #09 // 10 June 2021

Ziad Nawfal’s 9th monthly mix for Movement Radio in Athens – featuring music from Lebanon, Egypt, Indonesia, Germany, the UK, Canada and the USA:

1. Stellar Banger – Intro [LB/DE]
2. Two or The Dragon – Dance Grooves for The Weary (Part I) [LB]
3. Jawad Nawfal – Between Scylla And Charybdis [LB]
4. Liliane Chlela – Moukassarat [LB]
5. Rêves Sonores – Seers Theme [CA]
6. Fadi Tabbal – On the Escape Boat [LB]
7. Etyen & Khansa – Athoubu Fih [LB]
8. Dwarfs of East Agouza – Camel Toe [EG/CA/US]
9. Ambulance vs Ambulance – From 1804 To Bearpit [UK]
10. TEDTEDTED – Cama [LB]
11. Nur Jaber – Black Potion [LB]
12. Stephanie Merchak – Kabau (Senyawa Rework) [ID/LB]
13 Bana Haffar – Assimilation [LB]



[This mix was commissioned and produced by Onassis Cultural Center, and presented for the first time in the frame of MOVEMENT RADIO]

Ziad Nawfal for Radio Ma3azef #freepalestine // 09 June 2021

Ziad Nawfal’s monthly mix for Radio Ma3azef in Tunis, featuring artists from Palestine and the diaspora:

1. Muqata’a – Uru Salem (feat. Mehdi Haddab & Walaa Sbait) – أُورسالِم
2. Kamilya Jubran & Werner Hasler – Wa – Part 1 [excerpt]
3. Sarouna M. – Ya Halali – يا حَلالي
4. Asifeh – Zahla’na – زحلانة
5. Al Nather – Yabnel ‘Am (feat. Shabjdeed) – يا إِبنِ أَلعَمْ
6. Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca & Tamer Abu Ghazaleh – Teskar Tebki
7. SAMA’ – 7ajee – حَجِّه
8. Dakn – xx7xx
9. DJ Sotusura – Wallz
10. The Synaptik – Yomma
11. Kamilya Jubran & Werner Hasler – Wanabni
12. Hilal – Rasmeya
13. Ramallah Underground – Mish Beinatna
14. Raymond Haddad – Pray
15. Dirar Kalash – Walls of The Water Tank (To Ghassan Kanafani)
16. Muqata’a – Ikmal – إِكمَال
17. Bruno Cruz – Dusty Floor – لأَرضْ أَلغَبراءْ


Ruptured Label Mix for Radio Alhara’s Sonic Liberation Front #freepalestine // 04 June 2021

Ruptured Records Label Mix [2011-2021] – For RADIO ALHARA’s Sonic Liberation Front series:

1. Alko B – Some Things [Ruptured Session]
2. Postcards – Flying Saucers [Ruptured Session]
3. Charlie Rayne – Disposable Valentine [Ruptured Session]
4. Safar – Wa Namshi
5. The Bunny Tylers – It Seems It All Disappears
6. Kinematik – Al-Qulub Al-Mughallafa Bet-Turab La Tankaser
7. Mme Chandelier – Minimal Potato
8. Jad Atoui – Impulse [Ruptured Session]
9. Radiokvm – Alpha Apparatus
10. TEDTEDTED – Cama
11. Munma – Muse
12. Stellar Banger [Pablo Giw, Ali Hout, Abed Kobeissy and Joss Turnbull] – Sextant
13. Two or The Dragon – Dance Grooves for The Weary [excerpt]
14. Aya Metwalli – Istana [Senyawa Rework]
15. Fadi Tabbal – Crystal Palace
16. El Rass & Munma – Sanadet
17. Kid Fourteen – The Dancer


Ziad Nawfal Guest Mix for Radio Ma3azef // 26 May 2021

Ziad Nawfal’s monthly mix for Radio Ma3azef in Tunis:

1. Stellar Banger – Intro PREMIERE
2. Two or The Dragon – Dance Grooves for The Weary [excerpt] PREMIERE
3. Sharif Sehnaoui & Tony Elieh – Woe to Him [excerpt]
4. Liliane Chlela & Ziad Moukarzel – Dahr el Baydar [excerpt]
5. Anthony Sahyoun & Jad Atoui – Walls Don’t Blink [excerpt]
6. Fadi Tabbal & Julia Sabra – Roots
7. Elyse Tabet & Jawad Nawfal – Courbe Lisse
8. Charbel Haber & Sary Moussa – And Yet Another Romance on A Sinking Ship [excerpt]
9. Aya Metwalli & Nadia Daou – Saturnus [excerpt]


Ziad Nawfal for Radio Alhara #freepalestine // 17 May 2021

Ziad Nawfal’s monthly mix for Radio Alhara in Bethlehem, featuring artists from Palestine and the diaspora:

Asma Ghanem – Bang Bang Opera
Sabreen – Death of The Prophet
Ramallah Underground – Aswatt Ilzam
Muqata’a – Dijla Wal Fada’
Basel Naouri – Epic Wars
Julmud – Hadoo (feat. Walaa Sbait)
DJ Sotusura – Belbalad
Bruno Cruz – Hide & Seek with The Sun
Asifeh – Kilmeh Wahdeh
Muqata’a – Ma Lam Yuqal
Kamilya Jubran & Franck Vaillant – Mlk Mlk
Sabreen – Ramallah 1989
Al Nather – Su3ad
Asifeh – Su’ Tafahum
Asma Ghanem – Sun Sins
Kronos Quartet – Tashweesh (with Ramallah Underground)
Tashweesh – Untitled (Ziad Nawfal’s Ruptured Session)
SAMA’ – 7ajee


Ziad Nawfal Guest Mix for Movement Radio #08 // 13 May 2021

Ziad Nawfal’s 8th monthly mix for Movement Radio in Athens – featuring music from Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq, Italy, Switzerland, Canada and the USA:

1. Aken’s Sleep (Pie Are Squared + Ali Soliman) – B|D2.1 [EG]
2. Nur Jaber – Black Potion [LB]
3. Pie Are Squared – Blanket [EG]
4. Raed Yassin – The Cyber Oracle [LB]
5. Sandy Chamoun – Dreams of The Imagination [LB]
6. City of Salt (Paed Conca / Omar Dewachi / Sam Shalabi) – Dreamy Ape [CH/IQ/CA]
7. Radwan Ghazi Moumneh + Stefan Christoff – Radwan Ghazi Moumneh [CA/LB]
8. El Rass & Munma – Elevator Music [LB]
9. The Bunny Tylers – Mothers Make Murderers (Summer 91) [LB]
10. Calamita – FTC [LB/IT]
11. Mutamassik – Long Beards [EG/US/IT]
12. Hassan Khan – Tabla Dubb No.2a [EG]



[This mix was commissioned and produced by Onassis Cultural Center, and presented for the first time in the frame of MOVEMENT RADIO]

Ruptured Album Release // TWO OR THE DRAGON // Dance Grooves For The Weary EP

NEW FROM RUPTURED ON MAY 21st.

A double EP release from TWO OR THE DRAGON & STELLAR BANGER

Two or The Dragon is the Lebanese duo of Abed Kobeissy (buzuq, effects, drum machine) and Ali Hout (floor-tom, kick drum, Iranian daf, paper clips).
“Dance Grooves For The Weary” is based on a solo composition by Abed Kobeissy, written and performed for the “Morphine x Beirut” fundraiser in October 2020, re-arranged and adapted for duo by Two or The Dragon in December 2020.

Recorded and mixed by Fadi Tabbal at Tunefork Studios, Beirut.
Mastered by Cedrik Fermont at Syrphe, Berlin.
Artwork by Jana Traboulsi.

Order from Bandcamp HERE 

Also available from Amazon + Anghami + Apple Music + Bleep + Deezer + Spotify