NADINE SHAH // Ruptured Session // 11 May 2018

Ruptured had the privilege of hosting exceptional British musician Nadine Shah in Beirut, for two live events:
A radio session on Radio Liban 96.2 FM on Friday 11/05, engineered by Fadi Tabbal
A concert at Onomatopoeia The Music Hub on Saturday 12/05, featuring James Brown from UK band Pulled Part by Horses and Lebanese singer-songwriter Youmna Saba

Ruptures Radio Show // 23 March 2018

Saturday 23 March 2018, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

1. Tamer Abu Ghazaleh, Maryam Saleh & Maurice Louca: Nefsif akli (ps/eg)
2. Mutamassik: Waiting for my orders (us)
3. Aya Metwalli: Fein enta (eg)
4. Munma: Muse (lb)
5. omrr: Quicksands (eg)
6. Cosmic Analog Ensemble: Pourparlers + Les sourdes oreilles (lb)
7. Zeid Hamdan: Mekdass w Abel (lb)
8. Wake Island: Never entirely there (lb/ca)
9. Sufyvn: Dust (sd)
10. Dwarfs Of East Agouza: Rats don’t eat synthesizers (us/ca/eg)
11. Gökçen Kaynatan: Sihirbaz (tr)
12. KELAB (eg)
13. Mutamassik: Marvellous in training (us)

Ruptures Radio Show // Tribute to MARK E. SMITH #2 // 2 Feb 2018

The 2nd part of our tribute to the great Mark E. Smith and British band The Fall, spanning the years 1995 to 2017, on the Ruptures radio show:

1. “The Joke” (Cerebral Caustic, 1995)
2. “Powder Keg” (Light User Syndrome, 1996)
3. “Bound” (The Marshall Suite, 1999)
4. “Aphid” / live version (In The City…, 1997)
5. “Dr. Bucks’ Letter” (The Unutterable, 2000)
6. “Gotta See Jane” (Are You Are Missing Winner, 2001)
7. “Theme From Sparta FC” (Country On The Click, 2003)
8. “What About Us” (Fall Heads Roll, 2005)
9. “My Door Is Never” (Reformation Post-TLC, 2007)
10. “Hot Cake” (Your Future Our Clutter, 2010)
11. “Greenway” (Ersatz GB, 2011)
12. “Hittite Man” (Re-Mit, 2013)
13. “Dedication Not Medication” (Sub-Lingual Tablet, 2015)
14. “New Facts Emerge” (New Facts Emerge, 2017)
15. “Family Feud” / by Von Südenfed (Tromatic Reflexxions, 2007)

Ruptures Radio Show // Tribute to MARK E. SMITH #1 // 29 Jan 2018

The 1st part of our tribute to the great Mark E. Smith and British band The Fall, spanning the years 1979 to 1994, on the Ruptures radio show:

1. “Psykick Dancehall” (Dragnet, 1979)
2. “Rowche Rumble” (Totale’s Turns, 1980)
3. “Totally Wired” (Grotesque / CD edition, 1980)
4. “I Feel Voxish” (Perverted by Language, 1983)
5. “The Classical” (Hex Enduction Hour, 1982)
6. “R.O.D.” (Bend Sinister, 1986)
7. “Spoilt Victorian Child” (This Nation’s Saving Grace, 1985)
8. “Hit The North” (The Frenz Experiment / CD edition, 1988)
9. “Yes, O Yes” (I Am Kurious Oranj, 1988)
10. “Free Range” (Code: Selfish, 1992)
11. “The Book of Lies” (Shift-Work, 1991)
12. “Popcorn, Double Feature” (Extricate, 1990)
13. “Why Are People Grudgeful?” (The Infotainment Scan / CD edition, 1993)
14. “Kimble” (1993)
15. “The Reckoning” (Middle Class Revolt, 1994)

POSTCARDS // Ruptured Session #2 // 26 Jan 2018

For our second “Ruptured Session” of 2018, we were thrilled to welcome in the studios of Radio Liban 96.2FM Lebanese band POSTCARDS, consisting for this particular occasion of Julia Sabra (guitar & vocals), Marwan Tohme (guitar & backing vocals), and Pascal Semerdjian (bass & backing vocals). The three musicians spoke at length about the making of their most recent release “I’ll be here in the morning” (T3 Records + Ruptured, 2018), presented some of their favorite tracks, and performed two songs from the album.

PANSTARRS // Interview // 11 Dec 2017

Egyptian musician Youssef Abouzeid aka PanSTARRS was the guest of Ruptures on Radio Liban 96.2 FM, for an interview revolving around his performance at Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival (December 7-10, 2017) and concert at Dawawine the following week.

GIZZMO // Interview // 27 Nov 2017

Monday 27th November 2017, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

Lebanese electro-pop band GIZZMO (Joy Moughanni, Alex Chahine and Camilio El Khoury) were the guests of Ruptures on Radio Liban 96.2FM, for an interview detailing the production of their first EP “System Failure”, on Fantôme de Nuit Records.