Lebanese post-rock quintet Kozo were the guests of Ruptures in the studios of Radio Liban 96.2FM, for an interview covering their musical influences, as well as the recording and production of their first album “Tokyo Metabolist Syndrome”.
Track listing: 1. Kozo
3. Battles feat. Matias Aguayo
5. Death Grips
7. Panda Bear
8. Kanye West feat. Justin Vernon
9. Do Make Say Think
10. My Bloody Valentine
Lebanese musician Salim Naffah aka ALKO B was the guest of Ruptures on Radio Liban 96.2 FM, for an interview revolving around the making and production of his second solo album “Dreaming Is Not For Two”.
Alko B performed several songs from his new album in the studio, accompanied by Fadi Tabbal from Tunefork Studios on live sound.
Track listing: 1. Alko B
2. M. Ward
3. The Ventures
4. Timber Timbre
5. Bobby Vinton
6. Martin Rev
7. Alko B (instr.)
8. The Beach Boys
9. Alko B (instr.)
Egyptian singer, guitarist and electronic musician Aya Metwalli was the guest of Ruptures, in the studios of Radio Liban 96.2FM, for an interview covering her musical output of the last ten years or so.
U.S.-born musician Nathan Larson and Lebanese producer and promoter Ziad Nawfal were the guests of Leyla Nahas on Radio Liban 96.2FM, to describe the long road leading to the creation and production of Beirut Drone ’19.
Put together by Nawfal’s Ruptured and Larson’s Lumen Project, in partnership with Ziad Moukarzel’s Woodwork Studios, this 12-hour festival took place in Beirut on June 15 at Zoukak Studio, and featured no less than 21 Lebanese and international top-notch musicians and VJ’s.
1. Stephanie Merchak
2. Youmna Saba
3. Charbel Haber & Oiseaux-Tempête
4. Wildbirds & Peacedrums
5. Maria W. Horn
Ruptures had the pleasure of hosting Montreal musician and political activist Stefan Christoff in the studios of Radio Liban 96.2FM, for an interview covering the major aspects of his musical output of the last ten years or so.
Track listing: 1. Stefan Christoff: Rêves Sonores (not released yet, world premiere from upcoming album)
2. Matana Roberts & Stefan Christoff: Duet for Abdelrazik
3. Stefan Christoff: Organ rhythms under the rain (from “Tape Crash #12”)
4. Stefan Christoff: To Sophia (from “родина” with Sam Shalabi)
5. Ras Moshe and Stefan Christoff: Piano + Bells + Sax
6. Stefan Christoff: Excerpt from “Rêves Sonores à Alwan”
7. Sam Shalabi and Stefan Christoff: Elephantine (from “Flying Street الشارع الطيّار”)
8. Passage: Rêves Sonores (from “Rêves Sonores à Alwan”, with Stefan Christoff on piano)
9. Narcy featuring Shadia Mansour: “Hamdulillah” (with Stefan Christoff on piano)
10. Stefan Christoff: live solo piano set at Casa del Popolo
11. Sam Shalabi: One oud (from “родина” with Stefan Christoff)
Celebrating the 25th album release from Ruptured today!
“ARAN STORIES” is a collaboration between prolific French rock quartet HIFIKLUB and celebrated British singer and guitarist MIKE COOPER.
It is available from Cargo Records UK here.
For the occasion, we produced a radio program entirely dedicated to the music of these fine gentlemen. Listen below!
1. Hifiklub + Mike Cooper: Naked bridges (Ruptured, 2019)
2. Hifiklub: Jeu dit sous le vent (2019)
3. Mike Cooper: Worried life blues (2014)
4. Hifiklub + Mike Cooper: Aran stories (Ruptured, 2019)
5. Hifiklub + Lee Ranaldo: Weapons (2018)
6. Hifiklub + Jean-Marc Montera & Kramer: Vega-Tapes (Beach Boys cover, 2012)
7. The Recedents [Cooper, Coxhill & Turner]: Zombie bloodbath on the isle of dogs (1988)
8. Hifiklub + Mike Cooper: Wild torrents (Ruptured, 2019)
9. Mike Cooper: Masters at war (Bob Dylan cover, 2012)
10. Hifiklub + The Legendary Tigerman: One more chance (Nico cover, 2013)
11. Hifiklub + Mike Cooper: Gaelic falling (Ruptured, 2019)