Tuesday, December 25, 2012

http://rupturedonline.com/ 's 2012 end-of-year lists

and i quote

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.

Nadine Khouri (musician)
- Patrick Watson: Adventures In Your Own Backyard
- Jess Bryant: Silvern
- Chilly Gonzales: Solo Piano II
- Fránçois & the Atlas Mountains: E Volo Love
- J. Allen: Wonder City
- Leonard Cohen: Old Ideas
- Flying Lotus: Until The Quiet Comes
- David Byrne & St. Vincent: Love This Giant
- 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
- Giant Giant Sand: Tucson

Allan Chaaraoui (musician, Lazzy Lung)
1- Death From Above 1979: You’re A Woman I Am A Machine
2- Cloud Nothings
3- Tame Impala: Lonerism
4- Zeus
5- Grizzly Bear: Shields
6- Free The Robots
7- Japandroids: Celebration Rock
8- Radiohead: The King Of Limbs
9- French Kicks: Two Thousand
10- Reverie Sound Review: An Anniversary Away

Zeid Hamdan (musician, Zeid & The Wings)
- Mayer Hawthorne: A Strange Arrangement
- Die Antwoord: Tension
- Rover: Self-titled
- EL Rass & Munma: Kachf El Mahjoub
- Alpha Blondy: Jah Glory
- Various Artists: Beirut Hotel OST
- Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba: Segu Blue
- Sheikh Imam (various tracks)
- Oka W Ortega (various tracks)
- Zeid Hamdan: Roundtrip OST


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