(2012 end-of-year lists) – LILIANE CHLELA

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.

Liliane Chlela (musician)

– Mika Vainio, Kevin Drumm, Axel Dörner & Lucio Capece: Venexia
– Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin: Instrumental Tourist
– Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe: Timon Irnok Manta
– Lee Gamble: Diversions 1994-1996
– Bill Gould & Jared Blum: The Talking Book
– Jon Mueller & James Plotkin: Terminal Velocity
– Fennesz: AUN (OST)
– Lee Noble / Ensemble Economique: Motion Forever (Split LP)
– Actress: R.I.P
– Bersarin Quartett: II

(2011 end-of-year lists) – LILIANE CHLELA

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

Liliane Chlela: producer, musician (Hezbel Taleta, The DnB Project)

1- Petrels: Haeligewielle
2- Explosions in the Sky: Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
3- Dale Cooper Quartet & The Dictaphones: Metamanoir
4- Tim Hecker: Ravedeath, 1972
5- The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble: From The Stairwell
6- Kangding Ray: OR
7- Lamb: 5 (Special Edition)
8- Deaf Center: Owl Splinters
9- Electoplasm Girls: TxN
10- The Hole Punch Generation: The Hole Punch Generation (OST)