(2016 end-of-year lists) – SAFAR

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

SAFAR

Arranged by theme:

Truth(s)

Frank Ocean – Blonde
Solange – A Seat At The Table
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
Angel Olsen – My Woman
Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered

Sweeeeet

Anderson Paak – Malibu
Childish Gambino – “Awaken, My Love!”
Andrew Bird – Are You Serious
Car Seat Headrest – Teens Of Denial
Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – I Had a Dream That You Were Mine

Introspect

Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
J Cole – 4 Your Eyez Only
Alex Cameron – Jumping The Shark
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
David Bowie – Blackstar

Bonus (for Fe)

Beyoncé – Lemonade


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Ruptured Live // SAFAR Launch Concert // Metro al Madina

Ruptured is thrilled to be releasing SAFAR‘s new album this coming Monday at Metro al-Madina, Hamra, Beirut! “In Transit” is a compilation of the band’s first three EPs “23 Kilograms”, “Carry-On” and “Gate 03”.


LISTEN


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SAFAR // Ruptured Session // 15 June 2015

Lebanese musicians Mayssa Jallad and Elie Abdelnour, aka folk duo SAFAR, were the guests of Ruptures for an interview and no less than four live performances of tracks taken from their first release, the “23 Kilograms” EP, as well as newer compositions. They were accompanied by Fadi Tabbal on guitar and various electronic contraptions.

Listen: ruptures safar 15 june (part 1) + ruptures safar 15 june (part 2)


Track listing:
Safar
Feist
The Beatles
SAFAR [LIVE]
Etta James
Jamiroquai
SAFAR [LIVE]
Feist
Norah Jones & Andre 3000
SAFAR [LIVE]
Fiona Apple
SAFAR [LIVE]


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