(2012 end-of-year lists) – SAM SHALABI

I asked some of my favorite musician and artist friends, from Beirut and beyond, to list their 10 favorite albums of 2012…
Alternately, they could also provide me with a list of the records they listened to the most in 2012, regardless of date of release.

Sam Shalabi (musician, Shalabi Effect / Land Of Kush)

Not all from this year… and some just various stuff by those named:

– Beach House: Bloom
– Alexandre St-Onge: D’Ailleurs
– Eric Chenaux: Guitar & Voice
– Laurie Spiegel: The Expanding Universe
– Scott Walker: Bish Bosch
– The Grateful Dead: The Golden Road
– Various Artists: Pictures Of Sound, One Thousand Years Of Educed Audio (980-1980)
– Morton Feldman: Crippled Symmetry
– Lukas Ligeti: African Machinery
– Robert Ashley: Outside Of Time (it’s a book)
– Milton Nascimento: Milton 1970
– Rolling Stones: Some Girls
– Henry Cowell
– Luigi Nono
– Charlie Parker
– Bobbie Gentry
– Cairo (the city)

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