Ziad Nawfal for Radio Ma3azef // 09 September 2020

Ziad Nawfal’s monthly mix for Radio Ma3azef in Tunis – featuring music from Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, the USA and Germany:

1. Monolake – Beirut [DE]
2. MAKH – Abstract [LB]
3. Elyse Tabet & Jawad Nawfal – Coast I [LB]
4. Mash – Echoing [TN]
5. Basel Naouri – Epic Wars [JO]
6. Deena Abdelwahed – Insaniyti [TN]
7. Thoom – Large Fly [LB]
8. Kid Fourteen – One Day I’m Gone [LB]
9. DJ Haram – Overeager [US]
10. Johnny Kafta Anti-Vegetarian Orchestra – Bedo’s Lullaby [LB]
11. Daou – Lust [LB]
12. Aya Metwalli – Lugere [EG]
13. El Rass & Munma – Rissala (Ruptured session) [LB]
14. Bu Nasser Touffar – Nay (prod. Munma) [LB]


Ruptured News // MUSIC RELIEF FOR BEIRUT #3: Ruptured Sessions Vol.6 + Tunefork Musicians’ Fund

In the aftermath of the August 4th explosion in Beirut, which left several hundred people dead, thousands injured, and resulted in city-wide material damage, several labels and platforms have started releasing compilations in support of the crisis.

The Ruptured Sessions Vol.6 is the latest iteration of Ziad Nawfal‘s series of live recordings in the studios of Radio Lebanon. Spanning a period of 10 years, this collection includes live versions of songs by Lebanese musicians Alko B, The Incompetents, Kinematik, Postcards, Safar, The Wanton Bishops, Who Killed Bruce Lee, and Youmna Saba, as well as previously unreleased tracks by Charlie Rayne, Cosmic Analog Ensemble, and El Rass & Munma.

All Bandcamp sales from this release will be forwarded to Tunefork StudiosBeirut Musicians’ Fund, aimed at providing relief to musicians impacted by the deadly blast of August 4th. The fund will replace musicians’ damaged recording equipment, instruments and various music gear.

Buy The Ruptured Sessions Vol.6 here.
Read Scene Noise‘s review here.
Donate to Beirut Musicians’ Fund here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ruptures Radio Show // 21 October 2019

Broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] featuring artists from Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Egypt:

1. El Rass & Munma – Batalkon met [2019]
2. Zalfa – Ma sar [2019]
3. Postcards – Fossilized [2019]
4. Kozo – Hiroshima peace memorial [2019]
5. Sandmoon – Fiery O [2019]
6. Pól – We run [2019]
7. Blue Comme Moi – Pro sol [2019]
8. Alko B – Some things [2019]
9. Zeid Hamdan, Tanjaret Daghet + Elmorabba3 – Zekrayat [2019]
10. Bord – Shadows [Sofar Sounds session, Aug. 2018]
11. Frida – Ya sadiqi [2019]
12. Maurice Louca – Al Khawaga [2018]
13. Kamilya Jubran & Werner Hasler – Tumbleweed 1 [2019]
14. Muqataa – Faltakon [2018]
15. Stress Distress – It’s the same exit + Mariatorget [2019]
16. Marc Codsi – Invocation I [2019]


Ruptures Radio Show // 30 July 2018

Featuring artists from Lebanon, Egypt, Armenia, France, Canada & the USA

1. Heroes & Villains: Snake and feather (lb)
2. Cosmic Analog Ensemble: S’aventurer (lb)
3. Interbellum: Another day (lb)
4. The New Year: Snow (us)
5. Kid Fourteen: Blood-thick silence (lb)
6. Toni Geitani: Raboukom (lb)
7. Aya Metwalli: Manyaka (eg)
8. Nadah el-Shazly: Afqid ad dakhira (eg)
9. El Rass & Munma: Return of the penguin (lb)
10. Khoum: Sem (am)
11. Marc Codsi: Invocation 1 (lb)
12. The Bunny Tylers: Hello your grace (lb)
13. Oiseaux-Tempete & The Bunny Tylers: The little-known ending fading away (fr/lb)
14. Dwarfs Of East Agouza: Rats don’t eat synthesizers (us/eg/ca)


ZIAD NAWFAL // MusicMap Soundscape 015 // June 2018

MusicMap’s ‘Soundscape’ series is a brilliant way to keep up with local music scenes and global trends. Every few weeks, the people behind this amazing platform visit a different country and ask someone familiar with the scene to serve up a mix of the finest local sounds…

“This month we’re visiting Lebanon for our first Soundscape from the Middle East. Our guide this time is Beirut-based DJ, promoter and producer Ziad Nawfal, co-founder of ground-breaking independent label Ruptured and managing director of Irtijal, the country’s first experimental music festival. Ziad Nawfal has spent his career championing independent Lebanese music via his ‘Ruptures’ and ‘Decalages’ shows on Radio Lebanon, so we knew we were in for a treat with his Soundscape mix…”


Track listing:
1. El Rass & Munma – Kashghara (Adam, Darwin & The Penguin, 2015)
2. Kinematik – Lalochezia (Ala’, 2017)
3. Calamita – FTC (Calamita, 2018)
4. Fadi Tabbal – Crystal Palace (Museum of Disappearing Buildings, 2015)
5. Youmna Saba – Nafas (Njoum, 2014)
6. Jad Atoui – Zikr (Unreleased track, 2016)
7. The Bunny Tylers – Mothers Make Murderers (Glitches & Drones, 2016)
8. Kid Fourteen – It’s A Lovely Night (Dream Kids Never Sleep, 2016)
9. Scrambled Eggs – Building A Nest (Unreleased track, 2013)
10. KOZO 構造 – Don’t Leave, Kurokawa! (Beirut Wave Three, 2017)
11. Mme Chandelier – Minimal Potato (Post Coital Tristesse, 2016)
12. Radiokvm – Alpha Apparatus (Issrar, 2014)
13. Stephanie Merchak – Und Meine Antwort War Nein (Eine Frage, 2018)
14. Munma – Cadavre Exquis (Three Voices, 2016)


Décalages Radio Show // 1 Jan 2017

Sunday 1st January 2017, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (10am-12pm)

The best way to start the year, undoubtedly, with a selection of tracks from Lebanese, Palestinian and Egyptian artists and bands:

1. Safar: No service (lb)
2. Alko B: Charlie / And out (lb)
3. Nadine Khouri: A song to the city (lb)
4. Ramly: The cold (lb)
5. Aya Metwalli: Triangle (eg)
6. Bachar Mar-Khalife: Ya nas (lb)
7. Maii & Zeid: Hassafer baeed (eg/lb)
8. Zeid & The Wings: Cowards (lb)
9. Wake Island: Milad majik (lb)
10. Gurumiran: Dreamer (lb)
11. Filter Happier: Dust (lb)
12. Fadi Tabbal: A glass tower (lb)
13. Youmna Saba: Khyout / Sadeeq (lb)
14. Youmna Saba: Al hitan (lb)
15. Postcards: Porto (lb)
16. Charlie Rayne: Madeleines (lb)
17. Serge Yared: 2HJ (lb)
18. The Incompetents: Closing time (lb)
19. Heroes & Villains: Out of credit (lb)
20. Etyen: Lo siento (lb)
21. Kid Fourteen: Find your lover (lb)
22. Mashrou’ Leila: Wa nueid (lb)
23. Sandmoon: Time has yet to come (lb)
24. White Trees: Natural symphony of sounds and colors (lb)
25. Safar: Wa namchi (lb)
26. Interbellum: Double back (lb)
27. Tamer Abu Ghazaleh: Hob (ps)
28. Maryam Saleh: Walaa soda (eg)
29. Mme Chandelier: Minimal potato (lb)
30. El Rass & Munma: Kashghara (lb)


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Ruptures Radio Show // 4 July 2016

Monday 04 July 2016, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

1. Hasan Hujairi: Teeth (bh)
2. Hasan Hujairi: Pause (bh)
3. Munma: Cadavre exquis [feat. Jad Atoui] (lb)
4. Jad Atoui: Skinclock Echoes (lb)
5. Radiokvm: Silvershine [feat. Munma] (lb)
6. Hasan Hujairi: Mellifluous Hiraeth (bh)
7. Tamer Abu Ghazaleh: Namla (ps)
8. Alif: Yalla tnam (iq/eg/ps/lb)
9. Dwarfs Of East Agouza: Hungry Bears Don’t Dance (us/ca/eg)
10. Kid Fourteen: It’s A Lovely Night (lb)
11. Panstarrs: Tortit naml (eg)
12. Rakans: Lujah (lb)
13. OkyDoky: No Emperor [Jad Atoui Remix] (lb)
14. El Rass & Munma: Ana mish ana (lb)
15. Boikutt: Tak’eeb [feat. Dakn] (ps)


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Ruptures Radio Show // El RASS & MUNMA Edition // 19 May 2014

Two years after their first recorded collaboration, the successful “Kachf el Mahjoub / Unveiling the Hidden” (for the Ruptured label), Lebanese artists and musicians Mazen el-Sayed aka El Rass and Jawad Nawfal aka Munma released its long-awaited follow-up, “Adam, Darwin and the Penguin”, in May 2014. A few days before the launch concert of the album in popular live venue Metro Al-Madina in Hamra, Beirut, we ran a radio show detailing the genesis and production of the record and its different contributors.

Listen:
ruptures el rass & munma 19/05 (part 1) + ruptures el rass & munma 19/05 (part 2)


Track listing:
El Rass & Munma (2014)
El Rass & Munma (Munma remix)
El Rass & Munma (2012)
El-Far3i (Munma prod.)
El-Far3i (2014)
Boikutt 
El Rass & Munma (Feat. Boikutt, 2014)
El Rass & Munma (2013)
Nasreddine Touffar (Munma prod.)
El Rass & Munma (2012)
El Rass & Munma (2014)
Munma (Feat. El Rass, 2013)


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Press // El Rass & Munma // Kachf el Mahjoub

Four months following the release of El Rass & Munma‘s first collaboration “Kachf el Mahjoub / Unveiling the Hidden”, on the Ruptured music label, here are some of the reviews that were written about this excellent and unique album