RAYMOND & BASTIEN BONI feat. SHARIF SEHNAOUI // Ruptured Session // 8 March 2010

Lebanese musician Sharif Sehnaoui, co-founder of the Irtijal Festival, was the guest of Ruptures to present ‘Prelude to Irtijal’, a 2-day celebration consisting of various performances and concerts, and heralding the 10th edition of the infamous Irtijal Festival, to be held in April 2010. Accompanying him that night were French musicians Raymond and Bastien Boni, two important figures in today’s international free improv scene.

Bonnaoui 1 + Bonnaoui 2

Track listing:
Raymond Boni & Joe McPhee
Raymond Boni, Bastien Boni & Sharif Sehnaoui LIVE
Next To You
Raymond Boni & Joe McPhee
Raymond Boni, Bastien Boni & Sharif Sehnaoui LIVE
Dj Sniff
Raymond Boni, Bastien Boni & Sharif Sehnaoui LIVE

[Photos by Tanya Traboulsi]

SCRAMBLED EGGS // 2nd Ruptured Session + TANYA TRABOULSI // Interview // 1 March 2010

Tanya Traboulsi, a regular fixture in the studios of Radio Lebanon as the official photographer of these live ‘Ruptured’ sessions, slipped behind the mike for the span of a few minutes, in order to present the book “UNTITLED TRACKS“, a book of photos (her own) and texts, edited by Ghalya Saadawi and yours truly, documenting Beirut’s alternative music scene. As for Scrambled Eggs, they were the guests of ‘Ruptures’ that night to highlight their contribution to both the launch event for said book, and the ‘Prelude to Irtijal‘ mini-festival taking place on March 10&11.

Traboulsi & The Eggs part 1 + Traboulsi & The Eggs part 2

Track listing:
Tarek Atoui
Omar Rodriguez
The French Kicks
Fly Pan Am
Jim O’Rourke
Christian Wolff

[Photo by Tanya Traboulsi]