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

POSTCARDS / RANY BECHARA

Capitão Fausto – Capitão Fausto Têm os Dias Contados
Cass McCombs – A Folk Set Apart
Alex Cameron – Jumping The Shark
Ghost – Meliora
Syd Arthur – Apricity
Dungen – Allas Sak
Knifeworld – Bottled Out Of Eden
Whitney – Light Upon The Lake
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Tame Impala – Currents
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POSTCARDS / PASCAL SEMERDJIAN

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
Okervill River – Away
Angel Olsen – My Woman
Mitski – Puberty 2
Fadi Tabbal – How’s Annie
Interbellum – Now Try Coughing
William Tyler – Modern Country
Amber Arcades – Fading Lines
Car Seat Headrest – Teens Of Denial
Whitney – Light Upon The Lake
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Kevin Morby – Singing Saw
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POSTCARDS / MARWAN TOHME

Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Whitney – Light Upon The Lake
Sufjan Stevens – Carrie and Lowell
David Bowie – Blackstar
Beach House – Thank Your Lucky Stars
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – I Had A Dream That You Were Mine
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
Survive – RR7349
Aphex Twin – Cheetah
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POSTCARDS / JULIA SABRA

Angel Olsen – My Woman
Alex Cameron – Jumping The Shark
Mitski – Puberty 2
PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
Interbellum – Now Try Coughing
Whitney – Light Upon The Lake
Kevin Morby – Singing Saw
Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – I Had A Dream That You Were Mine
Julie Byrne – Rooms With Walls And Windows
Fadi Tabbal – How’s Annie

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

KINEMATIK 

Tim Hecker – Love Streams
Anohni – Hopelessness
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Munma – Three Voices
Szun Waves – At Sacred Walls
The Heliocentrics – From The Deep
The Gaslamp Killer – Instrumentalepathy
Charbel Haber – Of Palm Trees And Decomposition
Ben Frost – The Wasp Factory
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Fadi Tabbal – How’s Annie

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

RADWAN GHAZI MOUMNEH (Jerusalem In My Heart)

1. Klein – Only
2. Julius Eastman – Feminine (reissue)
3. Dedekind Cut – $uccessor
4. Katerine – Le film
5. Serpent With Feet – Blisters
6. Elysia Crampton – Demon City
7. Le Révélateur – Hyper
8. Yves Tumor – Serpent Music
9. Babyfather – Hosted By DJ Escrow
10. عبده العمري – ليالي الصيف (reissue)
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11. فرقة العقارب و سيف ابو بكر (reissue)

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

AYA METWALLI

Boy Harsher – Yr Body Is Nothing
Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch
Kanye West – The Life Of Pablo (#kanyeforever)
Andy Stott – Too Many Voices
Nah – Michael
Slug Christ – The Demiurge
Xiu Xiu – Plays The Music Of Twin Peaks
Suuns – Hold/Still
Antwon – Double Ecstasy (EP)
PanSTARRS – Ghaby Ghaby Ghaby (EP)

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

NADER MANSOUR (Wanton Bishops)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
David Bowie – Blackstar
The Last Shadow Puppets – Everything You’ve Come To Expect
The Kills – Ash And Ice
The Growlers – City Club
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
Forever Pavot – Le bon coin forever
La Femme – Mystère
The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Third World Pyramid
Beak – Couple In A Hole (Soundtrack)

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

HASSIB DERGHAM (Who Killed Bruce Lee)

Kashmir – Surfing The Warm Industry
Odd Couple – Flügge
Anderson Paak – Malibu
Dota Kehr – Alles Du
Hildegard Knef – Für mich, soll’s rote Rosen regnen
Samy Deluxe – Weck mich auf
Haftbefehl – Chaos wissen wer der Babo ist
The Heliocentrics – From The Deep
Mulatu Astatke – Mulatu Of Ethiopia
The Soil – Nostalgic Moments

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

FILTER HAPPIER

BADBADNOTGOOD – IV
Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered
Anderson Paak – Malibu
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
Frank Ocean – Blonde
DIIV – Is The Is Are
M83 – Junk
James Blake – The Colour In Anything
Angel Olsen – My Woman

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

KHYAM ALLAMI [Nawa Recordings]

David Bowie – Blackstar
The Dwarfs of East Agouza – Bes
Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – Before The Flood (Soundtrack)
Michael Gordon – Timber Remixed
Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto – The Revenant (Soundtrack)
Glenn Kotche – Drumkit Quartets
Michael Mizrahi – Currents
Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered
Hossein Alizadeh – Eshghim Gal

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

SANDRA ARSLANIAN (Sandmoon)

Angel Olsen – My Woman
Lisa Hannigan – At Swim
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
David Bowie – Blackstar
Bon Iver – 22, A Million
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
James Blake – The Colour In Anything
Wilco – Schmilco
Neko Case/ kd Lang/ Laura Veirs – Case/Lang/Veirs

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

SERGE YARED (The Incompetents)

Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
Roisin Murphy – Take Her Up To Monto
Anna Meredith – Varmints
Brian Eno – The Ship
David Bowie – Blackstar
Angel Olsen – My Woman
Swans – The Glowing Man
Whitney – Light Upon The Lake
Anohni – Hopelessness
Beyoncé – Lemonade
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Seth Bogart – Seth Bogart

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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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So, here we are again!
We asked some of our musician friends and collaborators to tell us about their 10 favorite albums of 2016.

FADI TABBAL (Bunny Tylers, The Incompetents, Under the Carpet)

Tim Hecker – Love Streams
Angel Olsen – My Woman
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
Kevin Morby – Singing Saw
Whitney – Light Upon The Lake
Car Seat Headrest – Teens Of Denial
Mitzki – Puberty 2
Survive – Rr7349
Anna Meredith – Varmints
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David Bowie – Blackstar
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
Alex Cameron – Jumping The Shark

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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

Youmna Saba

In no particular order:

– Billie Holiday: Rare West Coast Recordings
– Arvo Pärt: Arbos
– Fawzi Sayeb: Taqasim
– Amandine Beyer & Gli Incogniti: Bach Violin Concertos
– Kyung-So Park: Be My Neighbour

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