(2012 end-of-year lists) – SARY MOUSSA

I asked some of my favorite musician and artist friends, from Beirut and beyond, to list their 10 favorite albums of 2012…
Alternately, they could also provide me with a list of the records they listened to the most in 2012, regardless of date of release.

Sary Moussa (musician, RadioKVM)

– Actress: R.I.P (Honest Jon’s)
– Loops Haunt: Zenith (Black Acre)
– Bandshell: Dust March (Hessle Audio)
– 2562: Air Jordan (When In Doubt)
– Monolake: Ghosts (Imbalance Computer Music)
– Andy Stott: Luxury Problems (Modern Love)
– Objekt: Cactus/Porcupine (Hessle Audio)
– Richard Devine: Risp (Detroit Underground)
– Dark Sky: Black Rainbows (Black Acre)
– Nathan Fake: Iceni Strings (Border Community)
– Airhead: Wait (R&S Records)
– Raime: Quarter Turns Over A Living Line (Blackest Ever Black)
– Burial: Kindred (Hyperdub)

(2011 end-of-year lists) – SARY MOUSSA

I asked some of my favorite musicians from Beirut and beyond, to tell me what their favorite records of 2011 were…

Sary Moussa: musician (RadioKVM)

– Roly Porter: Aftertime (Subtext)
– Andy Stott: Passed Me By (Modern Love)
– Amon Tobin: ISAM  (Ninja Tune)
– Hybris: The Elusive 101/Septic (Blackened)
– Venetian Snares: Cubist Reggae (Planet Mu)
– Various artists: Future Bass (Soul Jazz Records)
– Karsten Pflum: No Noia My Love (Hymen Records)
– Flying Lotus: Cosmogramma (Warp Records)

SARY MOUSSA [Radiokvm] // Ruptured Session // 31 Oct 2011

Lebanese electronic musician Sary Moussa aka Radiokvm was the guest of Ruptures for an interview and live performance. He was accompanied by another star of Beirut’s contemporary music scene, Liliane Chlela, who was herself the guest of Ruptures some weeks prior.

Listen:
Radio KVM (part 1) + Radio KVM (part 2)


Track listing:
Radiokvm *2
Radiokvm LIVE
Ziad Moukarzel & Jawad Nawfal [Index/Left]
OkyDoky & Radiokvm
Beirut Scum Society
Radiokvm LIVE *2


[Photos by Tanya Traboulsi]

OKYDOKY & RADIOKVM // Ruptured Session // 9 Aug 2010

Faysal Bibi and Sary Moussa, also known as Okydoky & Radiokvm, were the guests of RUPTURES for an exclusive interview and live performance, following their appearance at the Mad Parade II electronic festival. For this Ruptured Session, Okydoky & Radiokvm momentarily suspended their habit of performing together, and played one piece each.

Listen:
okidoki kvm 1 + okidoki kvm 2


Track listing:
Okydoky & Radiokvm (live at Mad Parade II)
Nine Inch Nails
Benga
Horse The Band
Squarepusher
Secret Chiefs 3
Mr. Bungle
Ametsub


[Photo by Faysal Bibi]