(2012 end-of-year lists) – OMAR DEWACHI

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.

Omar Dewachi (musician, Land Of Kush / City Of Salt)
https://soundcloud.com/omar-dewachi

1- The Kaleidoscope: A Beacon From Mars (Epic Records, 1968)
2- Alice Coltrane: Journey In Satchidananda (Impulse, 1970)
3- Cecil Taylor: Live In The Black Forest (MPS, 1978)
4- Rashid al-Qundarji: The Falsetto Of Baghdad (Al Sur, 1996)
5- Albert Ayler: Live In Greenwich Village (Impulse, 1966)
6- The XX: Coexist (Young Turks, 2012)
7- Munir Bashir: Raga Roots (Byblos, 2000)
8- The Band: The Last Waltz (Warner Bro/Rhino, 2002)
9- Various Artists: To Scratch your heart, Early Recordings From Istanbul (Honest Jon’s, 2010)
10- Land Of Kush: Monogamy (Constellation, 2010)

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