Three Voices

by Jawad Nawfal [Munma]

Eole 05:48
Muse 04:31
Three Voices 04:02
Chien Fou 03:28
Solstice 02:56
Reve eveil 03:47
L'arbre 02:30


"Three Voices " is the first vinyl release from Lebanese electronic Jawad Nawfal aka Munma, and the second vinyl release from Lebanon’s first alternative music label Ruptured, following radioKVM’s ‘Issrar’ in 2014.
Munma’s new album is marked by several vocal collaborations, a departure in style for this pioneer of Beirut's electronic scene. As such, the vocal element was always present in the music of Munma, whether through radio broadcasts, samples of political speeches, recordings of musicians’ voices and the like, but he had never actually used the human voice as an intrinsic element in his compositions.

Following his successful collaboration with rapper El Rass and other hip-hop artists from Beirut and the neighboring area (including Touffar, El Far3i and Boikutt, among others), Jawad Nawfal became drawn towards the capabilities of the human voice, more specifically the reciting of poetry by a human voice, and began to integrate this element in his music process. He called on various writers, mostly female ones, to write personal texts and recite them in spoken-word form in the studio. He then proceeded to build specific music beds around these voice recordings and recitations.
The result is a fully collaborative yet vastly personal album of electronic treatments and human narration.


released June 3, 2016

All music written, performed and produced by Jawad Nawfal [Munma].

Except Track 6, written and performed by Jawad Nawfal and Jad Atoui.
Vocals on tracks 1 and 8 written by Caroline Bourgeret, performed by Caroline Bourgeret and Caroline Tabet.
Vocals on tracks 2 and 4 written and performed by Diala Gemayel.

Mixed by Jawad Nawfal. Mastered by C-Drik at Syrphe, Berlin.

Illustration and design by Maya Chami.

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Ruptured Records Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanese indie label Ruptured was founded in 2008 by music and radio producer Ziad Nawfal and sound engineer and producer Fadi Tabbal from Tunefork Studios, as an outlet for their activities as music producers and promoters in Beirut.
Ruptured aims to release material by Lebanese and international artists, with a strong focus on alternative rock, electronic and experimental music.
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