Ruptures Radio Show // 31 December 2016

Saturday 31 December 2016, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

1. Alko B: Her heart gets to stay (lb)
2. Interbellum: Somersaults (lb)
3. Who Killed Bruce Lee: Enemy at the line (lb)
4. Scrambled Eggs: Building a nest (lb)
5. Bunny Tylers: Mothers make murderers (lb)
6. Fadi Tabbal: How’s Annie [Edit] (lb)
7. Munma: Muse (lb)
8. Mme Chandelier: Minimal potato (lb)
9. Kinematik: Aawaynat nazar (lb)
10. Kid Fourteen: I get around all day (lb)
11. Jad Atoui: Tension (lb)
12. Zuli: Robotic jabs in 4D (eg)
13. Aya Metwalli: Manyaka (eg)
14. El Rass: El akh men weyn? (lb)


Ruptured Live // Munma & Fadi Tabbal + Maya Chami // Ono Hub

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 – 8.30 pm
at Onomatopoeia The Music Hub, Beirut

With
Munma: synths /electronics
Fadi Tabbal: electric guitar /electronics
Maya Chami: live visuals


ABOUT MUNMA

Jawad Nawfal is a pioneer of Lebanon’s electronic/dance scene. Starting out as a DJ and event promoter in the late 90’s, he eventually moved on to production and composition in the early 2000’s, forming live electronic duos Ae_Quo and AEX with Lebanese musician Victor Bresse. Nawfal created MUNMA in the aftermath of Israel’s war on Lebanon in the summer of 2006 — this solo project explores oriental harmonies and rhythmical patterns, with a strong reliance on sampled traditional musical beds and excerpts from politicians’ speeches and radio broadcasts. In 2012, Jawad started working with Lebanese writer and slam poet Mazen el-Sayed aka El Rass, and the two musicians released two well receivedalbums which explore the darker sides of rap, reconfiguring the genre to include elements of bass and electronica. In the following years, Nawfal collaborated with Belgian electronic producer Cedrik Fermont, and released 4 albums on his label Syrphe Records with different contributors.


ABOUT FADI TABBAL

Fadi Tabbal is a musician, producer and sound engineer, known for his numerous contributions to Beirut’s alternative music scene by way of the specialized studio he opened in 2006, Tunefork.

Tabbal’s work as an engineer at Tunefork has secured its reputation as one of the most prominent studios in Beirut; the majority of the city’s alternative acts have passed through its doors. Fadi is a member of several Lebanese bands, including rock groups The Incompetents and Bunny Tylers, as well as experimental trio Under the Carpet. He collaborates frequently with singer/songwriter Youmna Saba, folk bands Safar and Ramly, and is a guest player on albums by experimental duo Praed and folk singer Sandmoon, among others. As a solo artist, he has released three albums entitled “On the Rooftop Looking Up” (Self-released 2013), “Museum of Disappearing Buildings” (Self-released 2015) and “How’s Annie” (Ruptured, 2016).


ABOUT MAYA CHAMI

Maya Chami is a practitioner in graphic design and digital arts. She received a Bachelor of Science in graphic design from the Lebanese American University. In 2006, she was selected to participate in the UNESCO online masters module on art, design and technology.

In 2011 she completed a Masters degree in digital arts at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London. She works in graphic design and digital arts on both commissioned and personal projects, and has participated in several design and digital arts events.


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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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Ruptures Radio Show // 6 June 2016

Monday 6 June 2016, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

1. Tamer Abu Ghazaleh [ps]
2. Tamer Abu Ghazaleh (feat. Rabea Jubran & Muqata’a) [ps]
3. Maryam Saleh & Zeid Hamdan [eg/lb]
4. Al Darwish (El Rass prod.) [sy]
5. Munma (from ‘Three Voices’) [lb]
6. El Rass & Munma (live at Oshtoora) [lb]
7. Muqata’a (Babok remix) [ps]
8. Mutamassik (from ‘Symbols Follow’ LP) [us]
9. Rakans [lb]
10. Sandmoon (from ‘In The End’ EP) [lb]
11. Serge Yared (feat. Julia Sabra) [lb]
12. Interbellum (feat. Julia Sabra) [lb]
13. Heroes & Villains [lb/ca]
14. Sandmoon (from ‘In The End’ EP) [lb]


 

Ruptures Radio Show // MUNMA Edition #2 // 30 May 2016

On the occasion of the release of Munma‘s new LP Three Voices in Beirut, this edition of the Ruptures radio show featured exclusive tracks from Munma with various collaborators, as well as several excerpts from the new album.


Track listing:
1. Munma: Muse (from ‘Three Voices’)
2. Munma: A tribute to Mahjoub Omar
3. Munma & Mariam Hammoud: Mou3ad
4. Munma & Mash: Avril
5. Munma: Eole (from ‘Three Voices’)
6. El Rass & Munma: Kashghara
7. Munma & Hamdi Mejdoub: M7ebba
8. Munma & Mariam Hammoud: Wasaya
9. Munma: Cadavre exquis (from ‘Three Voices’)
10. Munma & Naserdayn al Touffar: Nay
11. El Far3i & Munma: Shu beddak
12. El Rass & Munma: Nafas live at Oshtoora (YouTube audio)
13. Munma & Mash: Les fleurs du mal
14. Munma & Mariam Hammoud: Thalatheen
15. Munma: Chien fou (from ‘Three Voices’)


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Ruptures Radio Show // MUNMA Edition #1 // 23 May 2016

On the occasion of the release of Munma‘s new LP Three Voices in Beirut, this edition of the Ruptures radio show featured demos, album tracks, exclusive versions and remixes culled from this talented Lebanese producer’s 10-year (and ongoing) career.


Track listing:
1. Munma: Soft Integration (Previews and Premises, 2010)
2. Munma: A Tribute to Mahjoub Omar (demo, 2013)
3. El Rass & Munma: ‘Awdat al Batriq (Adam, Darwin & the Batriq, 2014)
4. Munma with Naserdayn el Touffar: Nay (demo, 2014)
5. Munma: Munma (34 Days, 2006)
6. Munma: IRM (Black Tuesday, 2007)
7. Munma: Engram (Unholy Republic, 2008)
8. Trash Inc. & Munma: Nightwalker #2 (demo, 2009)
9. Index/Left: Hecatonchires (demo, 2010)
10. Scrambled Eggs: Bleeding Nun (Munma remix, from Happy Together Filthy Forever, 2006)
11. Litter: Hummingbird (Munma remix, from Newfound Grids, 2012)
12. Infinite Moment of Composure: Infiltration (Turbulence, 2012)
13. Tasjil Moujahed: Aviatrix (Musafer, 2012)
14. Munma feat. radiokvm: The Funeral (No Apologies, 2013)


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Ruptured Live // MUNMA Launch Concert // Dawawine

Ruptured presents MUNMA & FADI TABBAL
For the launch of Lebanese electronic artist Munma’s new album THREE VOICES
In concert in Dawawine’s screening room

On Friday 3 June 2016,
1st concert at 7.30pm
2nd concert at 9pm


THREE VOICES is the eagerly anticipated first vinyl release from Jawad Nawfal aka Munma, a pioneer of Lebanon’s electronic/dance scene. The album will be available in a limited edition of 300 hand-numbered LP’s, including digital download codes. This is the second vinyl release from Lebanon’s alternative music label Ruptured, following RadioKVM’s “Issrar” in 2014.


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