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Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 – 8.30 pm
at Onomatopoeia The Music Hub, Beirut

with
► Munma: synths /electronics
► Fadi Tabbal: electric guitar /electronics
► Maya Chami: live visuals

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// ABOUT MUNMA

Jawad Nawfal is a pioneer of Lebanon’s electronic/dance scene. Starting out as a DJ and event promoter in the late 90’s, he eventually moved on to production and composition in the early 2000’s, forming live electronic duos Ae_Quo and AEX with Lebanese musician Victor Bresse. Nawfal created MUNMA in the aftermath of Israel’s war on Lebanon in the summer of 2006 — this solo project explores oriental harmonies and rhythmical patterns, with a strong reliance on sampled traditional musical beds and excerpts from politicians’ speeches and radio broadcasts. In 2012, Jawad started working with Lebanese writer and slam poet Mazen el-Sayed aka El Rass, and the two musicians released two well receivedalbums which explore the darker sides of rap, reconfiguring the genre to include elements of bass and electronica. In the following years, Nawfal collaborated with Belgian electronic producer Cedrik Fermont, and released 4 albums on his label Syrphe Records with different contributors.

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// ABOUT FADI TABBAL

Fadi Tabbal is a musician, producer and sound engineer, known for his numerous contributions to Beirut’s alternative music scene by way of the specialized studio he opened in 2006, Tunefork.

Tabbal’s work as an engineer at Tunefork has secured its reputation as one of the most prominent studios in Beirut; the majority of the city’s alternative acts have passed through its doors. Fadi is a member of several Lebanese bands, including rock groups The Incompetents and Bunny Tylers, as well as experimental trio Under the Carpet. He collaborates frequently with singer/songwriter Youmna Saba, folk bands Safar and Ramly, and is a guest player on albums by experimental duo Praed and folk singer Sandmoon, among others. As a solo artist, he has released three albums entitled “On the Rooftop Looking Up” (Self-released 2013), “Museum of Disappearing Buildings” (Self-released 2015) and “How’s Annie” (Ruptured, 2016).

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// ABOUT MAYA CHAMI

Maya Chami is a practitioner in graphic design and digital arts. She received a Bachelor of Science in graphic design from the Lebanese American University. In 2006, she was selected to participate in the UNESCO online masters module on art, design and technology.

In 2011 she completed a Masters degree in digital arts at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London. She works in graphic design and digital arts on both commissioned and personal projects, and has participated in several design and digital arts events.

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Lebanese singer and musician Sandra Arslanian aka Sandmoon was the guest of Ruptures on Radio Liban 96.2 FM, for an interview revolving around the making and production of her 3 albums, “Raw”, “Home”, and “In The End”.

Listen to the full show: ruptures sandmoon lundi 26 septembre

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A radio show entirely devoted to the 6th edition of the Wickerpark Festival, taking place on September 10th, 2016, in Batroun, North Lebanon.
Featuring some exclusive material from the bands playing in the festival, as well as a special live performance from Loopstache!

1. Wanton Bishops ‘Waslaha’
2. Kid Fourteen ‘It’s a lovely night’
3. Loopstache ‘Time with you is not wasted’ – Ruptures exclusive –
4. Interbellum ‘Brian Wilson’
5. Filter Happier ‘Home’
6. Etyen ‘Lo siento’
7. Loopstache ‘All I need is you’ – LIVE –
8. Safar ‘It’s you’ – Ruptures exclusive –
9. Kid Fourteen ‘The dancer’
10. Lumi ‘Talk to you’ – Ruptures exclusive –
11. Etyen ‘Sawa’
12. Interbellum ‘Wrinkles’
13. Wanton Bishops ‘Sun rising’
14. Safar ‘Wa namchi’
15. Filter Happier ‘Glow’

> Listen to the showruptures wickerpark 5 sept


 

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Ruptured is releasing 3 new CD albums between September 6 & September 10, 2016, by three of the most creative musicians on the Lebanese alternative scene.

These are the first solo releases of Kid Fourteen and Mme Chandelier, and the third one by Fadi Tabbal.
All three will be available in limited editions of 250 copies each.

“How’s Annie” (rptd 015) by Fadi Tabbal
[To be released on September 6 @Ono The Music Hub]
Listen to an excerpt here
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“Post-Coital Tristesse” (rptd 014) by Mme Chandelier
[To be released on September 6 @Ono The Music Hub]
Listen to an excerpt here
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“Dream Kids Never Sleep” (rptd 013) by Kid Fourteen
[To be released on September 10 @Wickerpark Festival]
Listen to an excerpt here
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Ruptured presents MUNMA & FADI TABBAL (The Incompetents, Bunny Tylers) in concert in Dawawine’s screening room

For the launch of Lebanese electronic artist Munma’s new album THREE VOICES

On Friday 3 June 2016,
1st concert at 7.30pm
2nd concert at 9pm

Entrance 10000LL
For information and reservation: 01-567705

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THREE VOICES is the hotly anticipated first vinyl release from Jawad Nawfal aka Munma, a pioneer of Lebanon’s electronic/dance scene.
The album will be available in a limited edition of 300 hand-numbered LP’s, including digital download codes.
It is the second vinyl release from Lebanon’s alternative music label Ruptured, following RadioKVM’s ‘Issrar’ in 2014.

[This event is organized by Ruptured, in collaboration with Tunefork and Dawawine]


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 – For Facebook event, click here

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Lebanese musician Miran Gurunian, aka GURUMIRAN, was the guest of Ruptures for an interview covering various aspects of his musical production, as well as the imminent release of his first solo album, “Aberrance”.

Listen to Part 1: 
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(Track list: Gurumiran / Gurumiran / John Grant / Miles Davis / Grant Green)

Listen to Part 2: ruptures gurumiran 17 july (part 2)
(Track list: Atoms For Peace / Gurumiran / Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds / Gurumiran)

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Lebanese musicians Mayssa Jallad and Elie Abdelnour, aka folk duo SAFAR, were the guests of Ruptures for an interview and no less than four live performances of tracks taken from their first release, the “23 Kilograms” EP, as well as newer compositions. They were accompanied by Fadi Tabbal on guitar and various electronic contraptions.

Listen to Part 1: 
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(Track list: Safar / Feist / The Beatles / SAFAR LIVE / Etta James)

Listen to Part 2: ruptures safar 15 june (part 2)
(Track list: Jamiroquai / SAFAR LIVE / Feist / Norah Jones & Andre 3000 / SAFAR LIVE / Fiona Apple / SAFAR LIVE)

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I asked some of my musician friends from Beirut, to list their 10 favorite albums of 2014…
Or the music they’ve listened to the most during the past year, regardless of date of release

Fadi Tabbal (producer, sound engineer & musician, The Incompetents / Scrambled EggsUnder The Carpet / Tunefork Recording Studios)

In no particular order:

– The War On Drugs: Lost In The Dream
– Angel Olson: Burn Your Fire For No Witness
– Sun Kil Moon: Benji
– Mac Demarco: Salad Days
– Fennesz: Becs
– Perfume Genius: Too Bright
– Owen Pallett: In Conflict
– Timber Timbre: Hot Dreams
– Jackson C. Frank: S/t (reissue of the 1965 album)
– Iceage: Plowing In The Field Of Love

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Lebanese folk singer/songwriter Youmna Saba was the guest of Ruptures, for an interview and live performance showcasing the entirety of her third and latest album, ‘Njoum’.
She was accompanied by Lebanese musician & producer Fadi Tabbal on electric guitar and various sound treatments.

Listen to the full show and live performance: youmna saba ruptures

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