Décalages Radio Show // 1 Jan 2017

Sunday 1st January 2017, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (10am-12pm)

The best way to start the year, undoubtedly, with a selection of tracks from Lebanese, Palestinian and Egyptian artists and bands:

1. Safar: No service (lb)
2. Alko B: Charlie / And out (lb)
3. Nadine Khouri: A song to the city (lb)
4. Ramly: The cold (lb)
5. Aya Metwalli: Triangle (eg)
6. Bachar Mar-Khalife: Ya nas (lb)
7. Maii & Zeid: Hassafer baeed (eg/lb)
8. Zeid & The Wings: Cowards (lb)
9. Wake Island: Milad majik (lb)
10. Gurumiran: Dreamer (lb)
11. Filter Happier: Dust (lb)
12. Fadi Tabbal: A glass tower (lb)
13. Youmna Saba: Khyout / Sadeeq (lb)
14. Youmna Saba: Al hitan (lb)
15. Postcards: Porto (lb)
16. Charlie Rayne: Madeleines (lb)
17. Serge Yared: 2HJ (lb)
18. The Incompetents: Closing time (lb)
19. Heroes & Villains: Out of credit (lb)
20. Etyen: Lo siento (lb)
21. Kid Fourteen: Find your lover (lb)
22. Mashrou’ Leila: Wa nueid (lb)
23. Sandmoon: Time has yet to come (lb)
24. White Trees: Natural symphony of sounds and colors (lb)
25. Safar: Wa namchi (lb)
26. Interbellum: Double back (lb)
27. Tamer Abu Ghazaleh: Hob (ps)
28. Maryam Saleh: Walaa soda (eg)
29. Mme Chandelier: Minimal potato (lb)
30. El Rass & Munma: Kashghara (lb)


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(2016 end-of-year lists) – CARL GERGES

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

CARL GERGES (Mashrou’ Leila)

ABRA – Princess
Anderson.Paak – Malibu
Kaytranada – 99.9%
Bon Voyage Organisation – Géographie
Flume – Skin Companion EP
Beyoncé – Lemonade
The Last Shadow Puppets – Everything You’ve Come To Expect
Nicolas Jaar – Sirens
Her – Her Tape #1
Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered


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Décalages Radio Show // 11 Sept 2016

Sunday 11 September 2016, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (10am-12pm)

1. Steve Gunn
2. Mike Cooper
3. Bob Dylan
4. The Byrds (Bob Dylan cover)
5. Ben Watt (Bob Dylan cover)
6. Ramly (lb)
7. Sandmoon (lb)
8. The Antlers
9. Asaf Avidan
10. Bachar Mar-Khalifé (lb)
11. White Trees (lb)
12. Piers Faccini
13. Low
14. Filter Happier (lb)
15. Wild Beasts
16. Postcards (lb)
17. Electrelane
18. Safar (lb)
19. Jim O’Rourke
20. Alain Bashung
21. Gérard Manset
22. Noir Désir
23. Mashrou’ Leila (lb)
24. Yasmine Hamdan (lb)
25. Soapkills (lb)
26. Tindersticks


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(2014 end-of-year lists) – MASHROU’ LEILA

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

MASHROU’ LEILA

Firas Aboufakher & Carl Gerges

In no particular order:

– Jungle: S/t
– Sbtrkt: Wonder Where We Land
– Chet Faker: Built On Glass
– Leonard Cohen: Popular Problems
– Damon Albarn: Everyday Robots
– Hans Zimmer: Interstellar OST
– Wild Beasts: Present Tense
– Feu Chatterton: Chatterton
– Azealia Banks: Broke With Expensive Taste
– Taylor Swift: 1989

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Haig Papazian

In no particular order:

– David Byrne & St. Vincent: Love This Giant
– St. Vincent: S/t
– Damon Albarn: Everyday Robots
– Jungle: S/t
– La Roux: Trouble In Paradise
– Lykke Li: I Never Learn
– Wild Beasts: Present Tense
– Owen Pallett: In Conflict
– Christine & The Queens: Chaleur Humaine

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Ruptures Radio Show // WICKERPARK ’14 // 7 Sept 2014

A special edition of Ruptures showcasing the 4th edition of Wickerpark Festival in Batroun, Lebanon, and featuring tracks by: Charlie Rayne, Flum Project, How Sad, Mashrou’ Leila, Scrambled Eggs, Youmna Saba, and Z The People & Al Jihaz.

Listen: ruptures wicker park 29 august (part 1) + ruptures wicker park 29 august (part 2)


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(2012 end-of-year lists) – HAIG PAPAZIAN

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.

Haig Papazian (musician, Mashrou’ Leila)

– iamamiwhoami: Kin
– Frank Ocean: Channel Orange
– Grimes: Visions
– Mykki Blanco: Cosmic Angel, The Illuminati Prince/ss
– Bat For Lashes: The Haunted Man
– Holy Other: Held
– Beach House: Bloom
– Actress: R.I.P
– DIIV: Oshin
– The XX: Coexist
– Tindersticks: The Something Rain
– Hot Chip: In Our Heads
– Chairlift: Something
– Cat Power: Sun
– Lana Del Rey: Born To Die

(2012 end-of-year lists) – FIRAS ABOU FAKHER

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.

Firas Abou Fakher (musician, Mashrou’ Leila)

1- Mumford & Sons: Babel
2- Lana Del Rey: Born To Die
3- Patrick Watson: Adventures In Your Own Backyard
4- Grizzly Bear: Shields
5- Grimes: Visions
6- The Tallest Man On Earth: There’s No Leaving Now
7- Bob Dylan: Tempest
8- Flying Lotus: Until The Quiet Comes

Older releases listened to extensively in 2012:

1- The Beatles: Revolver
2- Cliff Martinez: Drive OST
3- Jay-Z & Kanye West: Watch The Throne
4- Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie XX: We’re New Here
5- Yoko Kanno: Cowboy Bebop OST