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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

WAKE ISLAND

Philippe Manasseh

In no particular order:

– Timber Timbre: Hot Dreams
– Bantam Wing: You Keep Going On
– The Notwist: Close To The Glass
– Zaki Nassif: ‘Achikat el Ward
– Damon Albarn: Everyday Robots
– Aphex Twin: Syro
– Sabah & Wadih el Safi: Souvenirs Vol. 1
– Maria Callas: By Request…
– Bear In Heaven: Time Is Over One Day Old
– Yasmine Hamdan: Ya Nass
– Philippe Katerine: Magnum
– Moonface: City Wrecker
– Rodriguez: Cold Fact
– James Irwin: Unreal

Nadim Maghzal

In no particular order:

– Micheal Feuerstack: Tambourine Death Bed
– Youmna Saba: Njoum
– Caribou: Swim /// Our Love
– Country: Failure
– Jerusalem In My Heart: Mo7it el mo7it
– James Irwin: Unreal
– The Notwist: Close To The Glass
– Timber Timbre: Hot Dreams
– Moonface: Julia With Blue Jeans On
– Destroyer: Kaputt
– Erik Hove: Saturated Colour
– Thus Owls: Turning Rocks

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Friday 16 May 2014, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

1. Damien Jurado
2. Ramly (feat. Fadi Tabbal)
3. Damon Albarn
4. The Incompetents
5. Bridgette Fontaine & Art Ensemble Of Chicago
6. Los Siquicos Literalenos
7. Malayeen
8. Neneh Cherry
9. Maryam Saleh

> Listen to Part 1: ruptures 16/05 (part 1)

10. St Vincent
11. Mashrou’ Leila
12. Vampire Weekend
13. Wake Island
14. Metronomy
15. Who Killed Bruce Lee
16. tUnE-yArDs

> Listen to Part 2: ruptures 16/05 (part 2)


The record of the evening:

CS2289707-02A-BIG

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Monday 21 April 2014, Radio Lebanon 96.2FM (8-9pm)

1. Loopstache
2. Loopstache (Franz Ferdinand cover)
3. Who Killed Bruce Lee
4. Spoils & Servants
5. Wake Island
6. Wanton Bishops
7. Scrambled Eggs
8. Jammit The Band
9. El Far3i
10. Latlateh
11. Deeb (feat. Edd Abbas)

> Listen to Part 1ruptures 21 april (1)

12. Tripnol
13. Khotta B
14. Chyno
15. Trash Inc. (Mohammed Abdel-Wahab Rework)
16. Aziza
17. Fady Aswad

> Listen to Part 2ruptures 21 april (2)


The record of the evening:

Aziza 1

 

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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.

Nadim Maghzal (musician, Wake Island)

1- Moonface (With Siinai): Heartbreaking Bravery
2- Grizzly Bear: Shields
3- St. Vincent: Strange Mercy
4- Godspeed You! Black Emperor: ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
5- Dirty Projectors: Swing Lo Magellan
6- Here We Go Magic: A Different Ship
7- Flying Lotus: Until The Quiet Comes
8- Patrick Watson: Adventures In Your Own Backyard
9- Tame Impala: Lonerism
10- The Luyas: Animator

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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.

Philippe M. (musician, Wake Island)

– Moonface (With Siinai): Heartbreaking Bravery
– Grizzly Bear: Shields
– Chromatics: Kill For Love
– Fiona Apple: The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
– Here We Go Magic: A Different Ship
– The Antlers: Undersea EP
– Kendrick Lamar: Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
– Patrick Watson: Adventures In Your Own Backyard
– Tame Impala: Lonerism

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