(2016 end-of-year lists) – 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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WHO KILLED BRUCE LEE // Interview // 16 May 2016

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”.


[Photos by Romy Kassab]

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(2014 end-of-year lists) – WHO KILLED BRUCE LEE

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

WHO KILLED BRUCE LEE

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

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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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WHO KILLED BRUCE LEE // Ruptured Session // 28 Jan 2013

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.

Listen: WKBL on Ruptures (part 1) + WKBL on Ruptures (part 2)


Track listing: 
WHO KILLED BRUCE LEE [live]
Metronomy
Eagles Of Death Metal
Queens Of The Stone Age
Who Killed Bruce Lee
WHO KILLED BRUCE LEE [live]
Tune-yards
Groundation
WHO KILLED BRUCE LEE [live]
Foals


[Photos by Tanya Traboulsi]

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(2012 end-of-year lists) – HASSIB DERGHAM

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)
http://whokilledbrucelee.bandpage.com/

– 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: ( )

(2011 end-of-year lists) – HASSIB DERGHAM

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