(2016 end-of-year lists) – KID FOURTEEN

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

KHODOR ELLAIK (Kid Fourteen)

Frank Ocean – Blonde
Fat White Family – Songs For Our Mothers
Alex Cameron – Jumping The Shark
Kool Keith – Feature Magnetic
Sleaford Mods – TCR
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
David Bowie – Blackstar
A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service
Childish Gambino – “Awaken, My Love!”
Marching Church – Telling It Like It Is

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Ruptured News // Sept 2016

Ruptured is releasing 3 new CD albums between September 6 and 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 300 copies each.


“How’s Annie” (rptd 015) by Fadi Tabbal
Released on September 6 at Ono The Music Hub
Listen to an excerpt here


“Post-Coital Tristesse” (rptd 014) by Mme Chandelier
Released on September 6 at Ono The Music Hub
> Listen to an excerpt here


“Dream Kids Never Sleep” (rptd 013) by Kid Fourteen
[To be released on September 10 at Wickerpark Festival
> Listen to an excerpt here

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(2014 end-of-year lists) – KHODOR ELLAIK

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

Khodor Ellaik (Kid Fourteen)

In no particular order:

– Kirin J. Callinan: Embracism (2013)
– Xiu Xiu: Angel Guts Red Classroom (2014)
– Lust For Youth: International (2014)
– Dirty Beaches: Drifters/Love Is The Devil (2013)
– Cough Cool: Lately (2011)
– Sleaford Mods: Divide And Exit (2014)
– John Maus: We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves (2011)
– Permafrost: Dracula Lewis (2012)
– Wild Beasts: Present Tense (2014)
– Rowland S. Howard: Pop Crimes (2009)

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