Posts Tagged ‘Hassib Dergham’

We asked some of our musician friends and collaborators to tell us about their 10 favorite albums of 2016.

HASSIB DERGHAM (Who Killed Bruce Lee)

Kashmir – Surfing The Warm Industry
Odd Couple – Flügge
Anderson Paak – Malibu
Dota Kehr – Alles Du
Hildegard Knef – Für mich, soll’s rote Rosen regnen
Samy Deluxe – Weck mich auf
Haftbefehl – Chaos wissen wer der Babo ist
The Heliocentrics – From The Deep
Mulatu Astatke – Mulatu Of Ethiopia
The Soil – Nostalgic Moments



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Lebanese rock band Who Killed Bruce Lee were the guests of Ruptures, for an interview detailing the making of their 1st full-length album, “Distant Rendezvous”.

Listen: ruptures who killed bruce lee

[Photographs by Romy Kassab]

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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


Hassib Dergham

In no particular order:

– Thom Yorke: Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
– The War On Drugs: Lost In The Dream
– Beethoven: Symphony 7, Allegretto (mvt 2)
– David August: Epikur
– Snarky Puppy: We Like it Here
– Tame Impala: Lonerism
– Fat Freddy’s Drop: Slings And Arrows
– Men Without Hats: The Safety Dance
– Sigur Rós: Takk… + The Rains of Castamere + Àra Bàtur at Abbey Road Studios
– Jack White: Lazaretto


Wassim Bou Malham

In no particular order:

– Arctic Monkeys: AM
– Arctic Monkeys: Humbug
– Isaac Hayes: Black Moses
– Mos Def: The Ecstatic
– Queens Of The Stone Age: Like Clockwork
– Queens Of The Stone Age: Songs For The Deaf
– Various artists: The DFA remixes (Chapter one)
– Various artists: The DFA remixes (Chapter two)



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Lebanese rock quartet WHO KILLED BRUCE LEE (Wassim Bou Malham, guitar & vocals / Hassib Dergham, synths / Malek Rizkallah, drums / Pascal Sarkis, bass) were the guests of Ziad Nawfal’s weekly radio program Ruptures, for an interview and three exclusive live performances, to mark the release of their first, self-titled EP.

Click on the following links to listen to the show:
WKBL on Ruptures (part 1)WKBL on Ruptures (part 2)
[Live sound by Fadi Tabbal]

WHO KILLED BRUCE LEE [live #1] / Metronomy  (Hassib’s choice) / Eagles Of Death Metal (Malek’s choice) / Queens Of The Stone Age (Malek’s choice) / Who Killed Bruce Lee / WHO KILLED BRUCE LEE [live #2] / Tuneyards (Wassim’s choice) / Groundation (Pascal’s choice) / WHO KILLED BRUCE LEE [live #3] / Foals (Wassim’s choice)

[Pictures by Tanya Traboulsi]













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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.

Hassib Dergham (musician, Who Killed Bruce Lee)

– Metronomy
– Rage Against The Machine: Burn
– Various Artists: This Is England (OST)
– Tunng: Comments Of The Inner Chorus
– The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour
– Django Django: Default (single)
– Neil Young: Dead Man (OST)
– Cody ChesnuTT: The Headphone Masterpiece
– Keith Jarrett: The Köln Concert
– Sigur Rós: ( )

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I asked some of my favorite musicians from Beirut and beyond, to tell me what their favorite records of 2011 were…

Hassib Dergham: designer, musician (Who Killed Bruce Lee)

– Keith Jarrett: Rio
– Radiohead: TKOL RMX 1234567
– Radiohead: The King Of Limbs
– The Strokes: Angles
– Adele: 21
– Pink Martini & Saori Yuki: 1969
– Starfucker: Reptilians
– Nicolas Jaar: Space Is Only Noise
– Beastie Boys: Hot Sauce Committee Pt.2
– Tom Waits: Bad As Me

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