Décalages Radio Show // 19 April 2020

Live broadcast from Radio Lebanon 96.2FM [Beirut] with song-by-song audio commentary:

1. Laura Cantrell – Love Vigilantes (New Order cover)
2. Daniel Rossen – Waterfall (Judee Sill cover) 
3. Jesse Malin – Walk On The Wild Side (Lou Reed cover)
4. Steve Earle – Way Down In The Hole (Tom Waits cover)
5. Tom Waits – Jockey Full Of Bourbon
6. Hiss Golden Messenger – Wish I Had Not Said That (J.J. Cale cover)
7. Ian Matthews – These Days (Jackson Browne cover)
8. Nico – The Fairest Of The Seasons 
9. Steve Gunn – 60/40 (Nico cover) 
10. Polar – Outdoor Miner (Wire cover) 
11. Martin L. Gore – Compulsion (Joe Crow cover) 
12. Paul Quinn & Edwyn Collins – Pale Blue Eyes (Velvet Underground cover) 
13. Marianne Faithfull – Reason To Believe (Tim Hardin cover) 
14. Paul Weller – Black Sheep Boy (Tim Hardin cover) 
15. Chappaquiddick Skyline – Leave Me Alone (New Order cover) 
16. Rickie Lee Jones – Up From The Skies (Jimi Hendrix cover) 
17. Van Morrison – It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue (Bob Dylan cover) 
18. Ben Watt – You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Bob Dylan cover) 
19. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – A Minor Place 
20. The Wedding Present – Cattle And Cane (Go-Betweens cover) 
21. Brian Eno – I’ll Come Running (To Tie Your Shoes) 
22. Dexys Midnight Runners – I Love You (Listen To This) 
23. Johnny Cash – The Man Comes Around 
24. Mark Lanegan & Isobel Campbell – The Breaking Hands (The Gun Club cover) 
25. The Shins – New Slang 
26. Pavement – Here
27. Tindersticks – Here (Pavement cover) 
28. John Prine – I Have Met My Love Today 
29. Astrud Gilberto – Maria Quiet 
30. Bill Fay – Love Will Remain 
31. Tim Buckley – Happy Time 
32. Martha Wainwright – Love Is A Stranger (Eurythmics cover)         

Décalages Radio Show // 12 April 2020

Live broadcast from Radio Lebanon 96.2FM [Beirut] with song-by-song audio commentary:

1. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Baby (Donnie & Joe Emerson cover)
2. Belle & Sebastian – Crash (The Primitives cover)
3. Ben Sollee – A Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke cover)
4. Cat Power – Dark End Of The Street (Aretha Franklin cover)
5. Chromatics – I’m On Fire (Bruce Springsteen cover)
6. Devendra Banhart – Don’t Look Back In Anger (Oasis cover)
7. Mott The Hoople – Sweet Jane (The Velvet Underground cover)
8. Echo & The Bunnymen – I’m Waiting For My Man (The Velvet Underground cover)
9. Grizzly Bear – And I Was A Boy From School (Hot Chip cover)
10. A Camp – Walking The Cow (Daniel Johnston cover)
11. Spiritualized – True Love Will Find You In The End (Daniel Johnston cover)
12. Joan As Police Woman – Fire (Jimi Hendrix cover)
13. M Ward – Green River (Creedence Clearwater Revival cover)
14. Micah P. Hinson – Are You Lonesome Tonight (Elvis Presley cover)
15. Robert Wyatt – Biko (Peter Gabriel cover)
16. Seu Jorge – Five Years (David Bowie cover)
17. Martha Wainwright – See Emily Play (Pink Floyd cover)
18. Charles Bradley – Stay Away (Nirvana cover)
19. Anita Lane – Home Is Where The Hatred Is (Gil Scott-Heron cover)
20. Lera Lynn – Wolf Like Me (TV On The Radio cover)
21. Kurt Vile – Way Back Then (John Prine cover)
22. Fever Ray – Here Before (Vashti Bunyan cover)
23. Turin Brakes – Moonlight Mile (The Rolling Stones cover)
24. Luna – Waiting On A Friend (The Rolling Stones cover)
25. Patti Smith – When Doves Cry (Prince cover)
26. Olivier Libeaux & Emiliana Torrini – Go With The Flow (Queens Of The Stone Age cover)
27. The Church – Hounds Of Love (Kate Bush cover)
28. Gemma Ray – When Do I Get To Carnegie Hall? (Sparks cover)
29. Death Cab For Cutie – Love Song (The Cure cover)
30. Marissa Nadler & Stephen Brodsky – In Spite Of Me (Morphine cover)
31. Anika – I Go To Sleep (The Pretenders cover)
32. Portishead – SOS (Abba cover)

Ruptures Radio Show // A Tribute to Andrew Weatherall [24 February 2020]

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary, in tribute to the late producer & DJ Andrew Weatherall:

1. Andrew Weatherall – Fail we may, sail we must [2009]
2. Andrew Weatherall – We count the stars [2016]
3. Two Lone Swordsmen – Feast dub [2004]
4. Fuck Buttons – Sweet love for Planet Earth (Andrew Weatherall Remix) [2008]
5. Wooden Shjips – Crossing (Andrew Weatherall Mix) [2012]
6. Grinderman – Heathen child (Andrew Weatherall Mix) [2013]
7. Daniel Avery – Movement (Andrew Weatherall Remix) [2012]
8. Ricardo Villalobos – Dexter (Two Lone Swordsmen Mix) [2004]
9. Saint Etienne – Only love can break your heart (Andrew Weatherall Remix) [1990]
10. Primal Scream – Loaded [1990]

Ruptures Radio Show // A Tribute to Andy Gill & Gang of Four [10 February 2020]

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary, in tribute to the late Andy Gill, frontman of punk rock legends Gang of Four:

1. Ether [1979]
2. Damaged goods [1979]
3. At home he’s a tourist [1979]
4. It’s her factory [1979]
5. I found the essence rare [Peel Session, 1979]
6. Paralysed [1981]
7. To hell with poverty [1982]
8. I love a man in a uniform [1982]
9. Is it love [1983]
10. Soul Rebel [Bob Marley cover, 1991]
11. Sleepwalker [1995]
12. He’d send in the army [Melvins Dub Remix, 2005]
13. A fruitfly in the beehive [2011]
14. England’s in my bones [feat. Alison Mosshart, 2015]
15. White lies [2019]

Ruptures Radio Show // 03 February 2020

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary, featuring musicians from Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine & Syria:

1. Sandmoon – Angels [lb]
2. Postcards – Hunting season [lb]
3. Kinematik – Murur al-kiram [lb] PREMIERE
4. Alko B – Palm tree in Cairo City pt.2 [lb]
5. PanSTARRS – Abyad weswed [eg]
6. WonderGaap – Alone [lb]
7. Etyen – Elephant in the room [lb]
8. Satellite groove (Elie Ramly & Ramzi Khalaf) – Gone Astray [lb]
9. Dina el Wedidi – The moon [eg]
10. Ritza (Maii el Waleed) – Shoofi [eg]
11. Shkoon – Rima [sy]
12. Dam – Jasadik-hom [ps]
13. El Rass & Munma – Batalkon met [lb]
14. Bu Nasser Touffar – Aneej [lb]
15. The Synaptik – Matkhalesh hada ayesh [ps]
16. DJ Sotusura – Bel fai [jo/ps]

Ziad Nawfal’s Best Albums of 2019 on Radio Lebanon [Part 3 of 3]

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary:

Zalfa – Ma sar [from Fi Dam]
Ladytron – Paper highways [from Ladytron]
Boy Harsher – Fate [from Careful]
Plaid – All to get her [from Polymer]
The Young Gods – Figure sans nom [from Data Mirage Tangram]
Carter Tutti Void – 3.2 [from Triumvirate]
Swans – Some new things [from Leaving Meaning]
Earth – The colour of poison [from Full Upon Her Burning Lips]
Tool – Pneuma [from Fear Inoculum]
Imperial Wax – Barely getting by [from Gastwerk Saboteurs]
Snapped Ankles – Drink and glide [from Stunning Luxury]

Ziad Nawfal’s Best Albums of 2019 on Radio Lebanon [Part 2 of 3]

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary:

Kozo – Osaka 70 [from Tokyo Metabolist Syndrome]
L’Epee – Dreams [from Diabolique]
Fat White Family – I believe in something better [from Serf’s Up]
Sleater-Kinney – Can i go on [from The Center Won’t Hold]
Duster – Letting go [from Duster]
Hifiklub & Mike Cooper – Wild torrents [from Aran Stories]
Marissa Nadler & Stephen Brodsky – For the sun [from Droneflower]
Kim Gordon – Murdered out [from No Home Record]
Sleaford Mods – Subtraction [from Eton Alive]
Fontaines D.C. – Roy’s tune [from Dogrel]
Modern Nature – Nature [from How To Live]
Oh Sees – Poisoned stones [from Face Stabber]
Richard Dawson – Dead dog in an alleyway [from 2020]
Mike Patton & Jean-Claude Vannier – Browning [from Corpse Flower]
Jane Weaver – Did you see butterflies [from Loops In The Secret Society]

Ziad Nawfal’s Best Albums of 2019 on Radio Lebanon [Part 1 of 3]

Live broadcast from “Décalages” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary:

Robert Forster – Crazy Jane & the day of judgement [from Inferno]
Big Thief – UFOF [from UFOF]
Andrew Bird – Sisyphus [from My Finest Work Yet]
Weyes Blood – Everyday [from Titanic Rising]
Alex Cameron – Divorce [from Miami Memory]
Belle & Sebastian – Did the day go just like you wanted? [from Days Of The Bagnold Summer]
The National – Quiet light [from I Am Easy To Find]
Aldous Harding – The barrel [from Designer]
Tindersticks – The amputees [from No Treasure But Hope]
Damien Jurado – Anchors [from In The Shape Of A Storm]
Cigarettes After Sex – Heavenly [from Cry]
James Yorkston – Shallow [from The Route To The Harmonium]
Morrissey – Morning starship [from California Son]
Iggy Pop – Sonali [from I’m Free]
fka Twigs – Fallen alien [from MAGDALENE]
Holly Herndon – Fear uncertainty doubt [from Proto]
Sandro Perri – Wrong about the rain [from Soft Landing]
Lambchop – The lasting last of you [from This (Is What I Wanted to Tell You)]
Wilco – Love is everywhere [from Ode To Joy]
Bill Callahan – Watch me get married [from Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest]
Bonnie Prince Billy – Look backward on your future [from I Made A Place]
Joan Shelley – Coming down for you [from Like The River Loves The Sea]
Michael Chapman – It’s too late [from True North]
Steve Gunn – Stonehurst cowboy [from The Unseen In Between]
75 Dollar Bill – Tetuzi Akiyama [from I Was Real]
Tinariwen – Kel tinawen [from Amadjar]
Cass McCombs – Sleeping volcanoes [from Tip Of The Sphere]
Purple Mountains – Margaritas at the mall [from Purple Mountains]
Devendra Banhart – Now all gone [from Ma]
Alko B – Elephant in a room [from Dreaming Is Not For Two]
Leonard Cohen – The goal [from Thanks For The Dance]

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)

Ruptures Radio Show // 12 Aug 2016

Friday 12 August 2016, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

1. Alif: I’tiraf (iq/eg/ps/lb)
2. Tamer Abu Ghazaleh: Takhabot (ps)
3. Karkhana: Nafas (lb/ca/eg/us/tr)
4. Shalabi Effect: Beauty Queen Crime Scene (ca)
5. Malayeen: Najwa (lb)
6. ‘A’ Trio & Alan Bishop: Gently Johnny (us/lb)
7. Dwarfs Of East Agouza: Hungry Bears Don’t Dance (us/ca/eg)
8. Nadim Mishlawi: Dream 5 (lb)
9. Kid Fourteen: It’s A Lovely Night (lb)
10. Heroes and Villains: Before The Film (lb/ca)
11. Wake Island: Bend Again (lb/ca)
12. Seamus Cater: Smoking And Smiling (uk)
13. Scrambled Eggs: Building A Nest (lb)