This Revolution Will Be Televised – Ziad Nawfal’s podcast for hcmf’20 // 22 November 2020

In this hour-long missive, DJ and curator Ziad Nawfal highlights unreleased and rare music from prominent Lebanese musicians, bringing together ‘realms of experimental and electronic music’ as featured during his time at Irtijal Festival, in his work with the Ruptured record label, and on his long-running shows on Radio Lebanon.
Nawfal’s podcast includes conversations with these artists, providing an oral history of Beirut’s legendary underground:

GHASSAN SALHAB Revolution Intro (sound capture)
1. FADI TABBAL – After the fire, before the end (feat. Julia Sabra)
2. YOUMNA SABA – Al Arqām
3. “A” TRIO – b
4. CHARBEL HABER – Beside a monument to whirling nebulas of murderers’ fantasies, dressed in Sunday best, lay the bodies of docile beasts + Charbel Haber on Radio Lebanon, Beirut
5. MARC CODSI – Invocation I
6. AYA METWALLI – Matkhafsh menni + Aya Metwalli on Radio Lebanon, Beirut
7. RADWAN GHAZI MOUMNEH – Qaluli + Radwan Ghazi Moumneh on Radio Lebanon, Beirut
8. SHARIF SEHNAOUI – Overdance
9. TWO OR THE DRAGON – Prelude for the triumphant man [Part 1]
12. ANTHONY SAHYOUN – Two foxes trotting on a lane in Qartaba + Anthony Sahyoun on Radio Lebanon, Beirut
GHASSAN SALHAB Revolution Outro (sound capture)

Read more about the podcast and Beirut’s Musicians Relief Fund here.

GHASSAN SALHAB // Interview #3 // 23 March 2015

Lebanese Filmmaker Ghassan Salhab was the guest of the Ruptures radio program back in March, for an interview revolving around the making and release of his recent long feature film “The Valley”. He also played a selection of tracks from his own movies and some of his favorite ones.

ruptures ghassan salhab 23 March (part 1) + ruptures ghassan salhab 23 March (part 2)



(2012 end-of-year lists) – GHASSAN SALHAB

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.

Ghassan Salhab (filmmaker)

– François Couperin: Tic-Toc-Choc & autres pièces / Alexandre Tharaud (piano)
– The Brian Jonestown Massacre
– Richard Skelton: Skura
– Godspeed You! Black Emperor: ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
– Schubert: Lieder / Bernarda Fink, Gerold Huber (piano)
– Mogwai: Earth Division EP
– Neil Young: Le Noise
– Set Fire To Flames: Telegraphs In Negative/Mouths Trapped In Static
– Tropic Of Cancer: The End Of All Things
– The Haxan Cloak: The Haxan Cloak

GHASSAN SALHAB // Interview #2 // 5 March 2012

A l’occasion de la sortie de son 1er ouvrage, ‘Fragments du Livre du Naufrage’ (Amers Editions), le réalisateur Ghassan Salhab était l’invité de l’émission Ruptures (Radio Liban 96.2FM) le Lundi 5 Mars, pendant une heure où il a donné libre cours à ses préférences musicales.

Ghassan Salhab (part 1) + Ghassan Salhab (part 2)

Track listing:
Patti Smith
The Gun Club
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Angels Of Light
A Place To Bury Strangers
Bohren & der Club of Gore
Frank Black Francis & Two Pale Boys
Gérard Manset

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GHASSAN SALHAB // Interview // 9 March 2009

Le cinéaste libanais Ghassan Salhab présente sa sélection musicale dans l’émission Ruptures, sur Radio Liban 96.2FM.

Ecouter: g. salhab 1 + g. salhab 2

Track listing:
Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man
Patti Smith
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Sonic Youth
Headless Heroes