(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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LOOPSTACHE // Ruptured Session for WICKERPARK ’16 // 5 Sept 2016

A radio show entirely devoted to the 6th edition of the Wickerpark Festival, taking place on September 10th, 2016, in Batroun, North Lebanon. Featuring some exclusive material from the bands playing in the festival, as well as a special live performance from Loopstache!

Track listing:
Wanton Bishops ‘Waslaha’
Kid Fourteen ‘It’s a lovely night’
Loopstache ‘Time with you is not wasted’ – Ruptures exclusive –
Interbellum ‘Brian Wilson’
Filter Happier ‘Home’
Etyen ‘Lo siento’
Loopstache ‘All I need is you’ – LIVE –
Safar ‘It’s you’ – Ruptures exclusive –
Kid Fourteen ‘The dancer’
Lumi ‘Talk to you’ – Ruptures exclusive –
Etyen ‘Sawa’
Interbellum ‘Wrinkles’
Wanton Bishops ‘Sun rising’
Safar ‘Wa namchi’
Filter Happier ‘Glow’


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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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Ruptures Radio Show // 4 July 2016

Monday 04 July 2016, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

1. Hasan Hujairi: Teeth (bh)
2. Hasan Hujairi: Pause (bh)
3. Munma: Cadavre exquis [feat. Jad Atoui] (lb)
4. Jad Atoui: Skinclock Echoes (lb)
5. Radiokvm: Silvershine [feat. Munma] (lb)
6. Hasan Hujairi: Mellifluous Hiraeth (bh)
7. Tamer Abu Ghazaleh: Namla (ps)
8. Alif: Yalla tnam (iq/eg/ps/lb)
9. Dwarfs Of East Agouza: Hungry Bears Don’t Dance (us/ca/eg)
10. Kid Fourteen: It’s A Lovely Night (lb)
11. Panstarrs: Tortit naml (eg)
12. Rakans: Lujah (lb)
13. OkyDoky: No Emperor [Jad Atoui Remix] (lb)
14. El Rass & Munma: Ana mish ana (lb)
15. Boikutt: Tak’eeb [feat. Dakn] (ps)


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KID FOURTEEN // Interview // 24 Aug 2015

Lebanese musician Khodor Ellaik aka KID FOURTEEN was the guest of Ruptures for an interview covering his musical output of the last 5 years or so, as well as his upcoming solo concert at Onomatopoeia The Music Hub.

Listen:
ruptures kid 14 (part 1) + ruptures kid 14 (part 2)


Track listing:
Kid Fourteen
Beirut Scum Society
The Clash
Beirut Scum Society
Dirty Beaches
John Maus
Xiu Xiu
Kid Fourteen
Sleaford Mods


[Photo by Raymond Gemayel]

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Ruptured Live // KID FOURTEEN, RADIOKVM & FADI TABBAL // Yukunkun

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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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