Ruptured News // IN MY HEART’S EYE: THE LOVE PROJECT

IN MY HEART’S EYE: THE LOVE PROJECT
A performance by Zoukak Theatre Company
14, 15, 16 and 20, 21, 22 February, 8:30pm at Zoukak Studio, Beirut, Karantina

“The Love Project” studies a succession of ephemeral moments that have defined people’s various journeys. The performance involves the audience in a series of tableaux that encapsulate various love encounters; playing with the mechanisms of attraction, infatuation, daydreaming, and loss, as a process of endless re-enactments and a way to see the world through the Other.

Directed by: Maya Zbib
Performers: Lamia Abi Azar, Louloua Ghandour, Junaid Sarieddine, Nasri Sayegh and Maya Zbib
Scenographer: Nathalie Harb
Assistant director: Line Itani
Music selected and played by Ziad Nawfal — all tracks taken from the Ruptured Records catalog, 2012-2019
Light designer and technical director:
Nadim Deaibes
Technical Team: Bahaa Baddour, Nourhan Fakhoury, Salim Bou Ayash, Jean Kisswany, Fadi Ajlan
Sound Engineer: George Abou Zeid
Stage managers: Line Itani, Sari Shrayteh and Marianne Kortbani
Graphic designer: Maya Chami
Communication officer: Marianne Kortbani
English translation: Rayya Badran and Ziad Nawfal
Production manager: Mohamad Hamdan and Nancy Nasreddine

Buy tickets from Ihjoz. Facebook event here.


Ruptures Radio Show // 03 February 2020

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] featuring musicians from Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine & Syria:

1. Sandmoon – Angels [lb]
2. Postcards – Hunting season [lb]
3. Kinematik – Murur al-kiram [lb]
4. Alko B – Palm tree in Cairo City pt.2 [lb]
5. PanSTARRS – Abyad weswed [eg]
6. WonderGaap – Alone [lb]
7. Etyen – Elephant in the room [lb]
8. Satellite groove (Elie Ramly & Ramzi Khalaf) – Gone Astray [lb]
9. Dina el Wedidi – The moon [eg]
10. Ritza (Maii el Waleed) – Shoofi [eg]
11. Shkoon – Rima [sy]
12. Dam – Jasadik-hom [ps]
13. El Rass & Munma – Batalkon met [lb]
14. Bu Nasser Touffar – Aneej [lb]
15. The Synaptik – Matkhalesh hada ayesh [ps]
16. DJ Sotusura – Bel fai [jo/ps]


Ruptured Album Release // KINEMATIK // Murur Al-Kiram

Kinematik – Murur Al-Kiram
LP & Digital Release by Ruptured / Beacon Sound, February 2020

“Murur Al-Kiram”, the new album by Lebanese post-rock ensemble Kinematik, uses electronics, intricate double-drumming, guitar and bass to construct ambient soundscapes and hypnotic, propulsive rhythms – conjuring the ghosts of a diminishing future, as well as an unresolved past. Subtle in both angst and joy, “Murur Al-Kiram” celebrates small victories in the face of great defeats.

Recorded at Tunefork Studios, Beirut, by Fadi Tabbal.
Limited edition vinyl release by Ruptured Records [Beirut] & Beacon Sound [Portland].
Wordwide distribution by Cargo Records UK.

PRE-BUY HERE


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Ziad Nawfal’s Best Albums of 2019 on Radio Lebanon [Part 3 of 3]

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM]:

Zalfa – Ma sar [from Fi Dam]
Ladytron – Paper highways [from Ladytron]
Boy Harsher – Fate [from Careful]
Plaid – All to get her [from Polymer]
The Young Gods – Figure sans nom [from Data Mirage Tangram]
Carter Tutti Void – 3.2 [from Triumvirate]
Swans – Some new things [from Leaving Meaning]
Earth – The colour of poison [from Full Upon Her Burning Lips]
Tool – Pneuma [from Fear Inoculum]
Imperial Wax – Barely getting by [from Gastwerk Saboteurs]
Snapped Ankles – Drink and glide [from Stunning Luxury]


Ziad Nawfal’s Best Albums of 2019 on Radio Lebanon [Part 2 of 3]

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM]:

Kozo – Osaka 70 [from Tokyo Metabolist Syndrome]
L’Epee – Dreams [from Diabolique]
Fat White Family – I believe in something better [from Serf’s Up]
Sleater-Kinney – Can i go on [from The Center Won’t Hold]
Duster – Letting go [from Duster]
Hifiklub & Mike Cooper – Wild torrents [from Aran Stories]
Marissa Nadler & Stephen Brodsky – For the sun [from Droneflower]
Kim Gordon – Murdered out [from No Home Record]
Sleaford Mods – Subtraction [from Eton Alive]
Fontaines D.C. – Roy’s tune [from Dogrel]
Modern Nature – Nature [from How To Live]
Oh Sees – Poisoned stones [from Face Stabber]
Richard Dawson – Dead dog in an alleyway [from 2020]
Mike Patton & Jean-Claude Vannier – Browning [from Corpse Flower]
Jane Weaver – Did you see butterflies [from Loops In The Secret Society]


Ziad Nawfal’s Best Albums of 2019 on Radio Lebanon [Part 1 of 3]

Live broadcast from “Décalages” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM]:

Robert Forster – Crazy Jane & the day of judgement [from Inferno]
Big Thief – UFOF [from UFOF]
Andrew Bird – Sisyphus [from My Finest Work Yet]
Weyes Blood – Everyday [from Titanic Rising]
Alex Cameron – Divorce [from Miami Memory]
Belle & Sebastian – Did the day go just like you wanted? [from Days Of The Bagnold Summer]
The National – Quiet light [from I Am Easy To Find]
Aldous Harding – The barrel [from Designer]
Tindersticks – The amputees [from No Treasure But Hope]
Damien Jurado – Anchors [from In The Shape Of A Storm]
Cigarettes After Sex – Heavenly [from Cry]
James Yorkston – Shallow [from The Route To The Harmonium]
Morrissey – Morning starship [from California Son]
Iggy Pop – Sonali [from I’m Free]
fka Twigs – Fallen alien [from MAGDALENE]
Holly Herndon – Fear uncertainty doubt [from Proto]
Sandro Perri – Wrong about the rain [from Soft Landing]
Lambchop – The lasting last of you [from This (Is What I Wanted to Tell You)]
Wilco – Love is everywhere [from Ode To Joy]
Bill Callahan – Watch me get married [from Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest]
Bonnie Prince Billy – Look backward on your future [from I Made A Place]
Joan Shelley – Coming down for you [from Like The River Loves The Sea]
Michael Chapman – It’s too late [from True North]
Steve Gunn – Stonehurst cowboy [from The Unseen In Between]
75 Dollar Bill – Tetuzi Akiyama [from I Was Real]
Tinariwen – Kel tinawen [from Amadjar]
Cass McCombs – Sleeping volcanoes [from Tip Of The Sphere]
Purple Mountains – Margaritas at the mall [from Purple Mountains]
Devendra Banhart – Now all gone [from Ma]
Alko B – Elephant in a room [from Dreaming Is Not For Two]
Leonard Cohen – The goal [from Thanks For The Dance]