Décalages Radio Show // 12 April 2020

Live broadcast from Radio Lebanon 96.2FM [Beirut] with song-by-song audio commentary:

1. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Baby (Donnie & Joe Emerson cover)
2. Belle & Sebastian – Crash (The Primitives cover)
3. Ben Sollee – A Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke cover)
4. Cat Power – Dark End Of The Street (Aretha Franklin cover)
5. Chromatics – I’m On Fire (Bruce Springsteen cover)
6. Devendra Banhart – Don’t Look Back In Anger (Oasis cover)
7. Mott The Hoople – Sweet Jane (The Velvet Underground cover)
8. Echo & The Bunnymen – I’m Waiting For My Man (The Velvet Underground cover)
9. Grizzly Bear – And I Was A Boy From School (Hot Chip cover)
10. A Camp – Walking The Cow (Daniel Johnston cover)
11. Spiritualized – True Love Will Find You In The End (Daniel Johnston cover)
12. Joan As Police Woman – Fire (Jimi Hendrix cover)
13. M Ward – Green River (Creedence Clearwater Revival cover)
14. Micah P. Hinson – Are You Lonesome Tonight (Elvis Presley cover)
15. Robert Wyatt – Biko (Peter Gabriel cover)
16. Seu Jorge – Five Years (David Bowie cover)
17. Martha Wainwright – See Emily Play (Pink Floyd cover)
18. Charles Bradley – Stay Away (Nirvana cover)
19. Anita Lane – Home Is Where The Hatred Is (Gil Scott-Heron cover)
20. Lera Lynn – Wolf Like Me (TV On The Radio cover)
21. Kurt Vile – Way Back Then (John Prine cover)
22. Fever Ray – Here Before (Vashti Bunyan cover)
23. Turin Brakes – Moonlight Mile (The Rolling Stones cover)
24. Luna – Waiting On A Friend (The Rolling Stones cover)
25. Patti Smith – When Doves Cry (Prince cover)
26. Olivier Libeaux & Emiliana Torrini – Go With The Flow (Queens Of The Stone Age cover)
27. The Church – Hounds Of Love (Kate Bush cover)
28. Gemma Ray – When Do I Get To Carnegie Hall? (Sparks cover)
29. Death Cab For Cutie – Love Song (The Cure cover)
30. Marissa Nadler & Stephen Brodsky – In Spite Of Me (Morphine cover)
31. Anika – I Go To Sleep (The Pretenders cover)
32. Portishead – SOS (Abba cover)


Ruptures Radio Show // 01 April 2020

Featuring musicians from Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine, Sweden, France & the USA:

1. Kid Fourteen – Drifter [2020]
2. Mutamassik – Rhythms Rattle On Death Pawns [2015]
3. Muqata’a – Ma Lam Yuqal [2018]
4. Sary Moussa – In Praise Of Shadows [2020]
5. Brothers Of Heliopolis – Inner Source [2019]
6. The Submarine Chronicles – Gin Ripples [2020]
7. Kinematik – Murur Al-Kiram [2020]
8. Johnny Kafta Anti-Vegetarian Orchestra – Bedo’s Lullaby [2015]
9. Aya Metwalli – Ya Qarawan [2019] PREMIERE
10. Marc Codsi – Encounters II [2019]
11. Youmna Saba – Nafas [2018]
12. Fadi Tabbal – The Death Of Strangers [2018]
13. Subchamber Ensmble – Skate Park Fauna [2019]
14. Rise 1969 – Autonomic Neuropathy [2019]
15. Ziad Moukarzel – Questions Of Worry [2018]


Ruptures Radio Show // 23 March 2020

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary:

1. Michel Legrand – Round Midnight [1968]
2. Joao Gilberto – Falsa Baiana [1973]
3. Daniel Johnston – Walking the Cow [1983]
4. 13th Floor Elevators w. Roky Erickson – Reverberation [1966]
5. Cream w. Ginger Baker – Tales of Brave Ulysses [1967]
6. Dr. John – Revolution [2012]
7. Patti Smith w. Ivan Kral – Redondo Beach [1975]
8. Rain Parade w. Dave Roback – Talking in my Sleep [1983]
9. Mazzy Star w. Dave Roback – Lay Myself Down [2013]
10. Purple Mountains w. David Berman – Darkness and Cold [2019]
11. Scott Walker – Dealer [1984]
12. This Mortal Coil w. Richenel – I Must Have Been Blind [1986]
13. Mark Hollis – The Gift [1998]
14. Throbbing Gristle – 20 Jazz Funk Greats [1979]
15. Gang of Four – Paralysed [2005]
16. Andrew Weatherall – Kicking the River [2016]


Ruptures Radio Show // 13 March 2020

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] featuring musicians from Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Canada & the USA:

1. Kinematik – Murur al-kiram [LB, 2020]
2. Kozo – Project Japan [LB, 2019]
3. Jad Atoui & Jawad Nawfal – Vice versa [LB, 2020]
4. Elyse Tabet & Jawad Nawfal – Club of the landless [LB, 2019]
5. Kinematik – Al-qulub al-mughallafa bet-turab la tankaser [LB, 2020]
6. Postcards – Dead end [LB, 2020]
7. Dwarfs of East Agouza – The green dogs of Dahshur [EG/CA/USA, 2020] PREMIERE
8. Karkhana – Rock farock [LB/EG/TR/CA/USA, 2020] PREMIERE
9. Kinematik – … w kaza [LB, 2020]
10. Gizzmo – Debug [LB, 2017]
11. Deena Abdelwahed – Zardet sidi bagra [TN, 2020]
12. Kid Fourteen – Nobody came, nobody wants to [LB, 2020]
13. PanSTARRS – Blur [EG, 2019]


Ruptures Radio Show // A Tribute to Andrew Weatherall [24 February 2020]

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary, in tribute to the late producer & DJ Andrew Weatherall:

1. Andrew Weatherall – Fail we may, sail we must [2009]
2. Andrew Weatherall – We count the stars [2016]
3. Two Lone Swordsmen – Feast dub [2004]
4. Fuck Buttons – Sweet love for Planet Earth (Andrew Weatherall Remix) [2008]
5. Wooden Shjips – Crossing (Andrew Weatherall Mix) [2012]
6. Grinderman – Heathen child (Andrew Weatherall Mix) [2013]
7. Daniel Avery – Movement (Andrew Weatherall Remix) [2012]
8. Ricardo Villalobos – Dexter (Two Lone Swordsmen Mix) [2004]
9. Saint Etienne – Only love can break your heart (Andrew Weatherall Remix) [1990]
10. Primal Scream – Loaded [1990]


Ruptures Radio Show // A Tribute to Andy Gill & Gang of Four [10 February 2020]

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary, in tribute to the late Andy Gill, frontman of punk rock legends Gang of Four:

1. Ether [1979]
2. Damaged goods [1979]
3. At home he’s a tourist [1979]
4. It’s her factory [1979]
5. I found the essence rare [Peel Session, 1979]
6. Paralysed [1981]
7. To hell with poverty [1982]
8. I love a man in a uniform [1982]
9. Is it love [1983]
10. Soul Rebel [Bob Marley cover, 1991]
11. Sleepwalker [1995]
12. He’d send in the army [Melvins Dub Remix, 2005]
13. A fruitfly in the beehive [2011]
14. England’s in my bones [feat. Alison Mosshart, 2015]
15. White lies [2019]


Ruptures Radio Show // 03 February 2020

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary, featuring musicians from Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine & Syria:

1. Sandmoon – Angels [lb]
2. Postcards – Hunting season [lb]
3. Kinematik – Murur al-kiram [lb] PREMIERE
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]


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

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary:

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] with song-by-song audio commentary:

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] with song-by-song audio commentary:

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]