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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

Jad Mroué (Funny Death)

In no particular order:

– Death Grips: The Powers That B
– Ariel Pink: Pom Pom
– Andy Stott: Faith In Strangers
– Mister Lies: Shadow
– Saint Pepsi: Fiona Coyne/Fall Harder
– White Lung: Deep Fantasy
– BADBADNOTGOOD: III
– Mac DeMarco: Salad Days
– Caribou: Our Love
– Iceage: Plowing Into The Field Of Love
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Friday 23 May 2014, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

1. Factory Floor
2. OkyDoky
3. Cabaret Voltaire
4. Funny Death
5. Four Tet
6. Munma
7. Neneh Cherry

> Listen to Part 1: ruptures 23/05 (part 1)

8. Jad Atoui
9. Darkside
10. OkyDoky (radiokvm rmx)
11. Shackleton
12. Tripnol
13. tUnE-yArDs
14. The Incompetents

> Listen to Part 2: ruptures 23/05 (part 2)


The record of the evening:

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I asked some of my favorite musician and artist friends, from Beirut and beyond, to list their 10 favorite albums of 2012…
Alternately, they could also provide me with a list of the records they listened to the most in 2012, regardless of date of release.

Jad Mroué (musician, Funny Death)

– Crystal Castles: (III)
– Tame Impala: Lonerism
– DIIV: Oshin
– Purity Ring: Shrines
– Grimes: Visions
– Beach House: Bloom
– Death Grips: The Money Store
– Lotus Plaza: Spooky Action At A Distance
– Passion Pit: Gossamer
– The XX: Coexist

Most listened to in 2012, regardless of date of release:

– Crystal Castles: Self-titled (2008)
– Crystal Castles: (II) (2010)
– The Chemical Brothers: Further (2010)
– Balam Acab: Wander/Wonder (2011)
– Tame Impala: Innerspeaker (2010)
– Selebrities: Delusions (2011)
– Housse De Racket: Alesia (2011)
– Dye: Taki 183 (2011)
– Passion Pit: Manners (2009)
– Toro Y Moi: Underneath The Pine (2011)

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