Tagged: Omar Souleyman


Stream: Omar Souleyman, “Warni Warni (bEEdEEgEE Remix)”

Gang Gang Dance instrumentalist Brian Degraw will release an album, SUM/ONE, under the moniker bEEdEEgEE on December 3rd via 4AD. Ahead of the album’s release and following lead single “Bricks,” he’s remixed “Warni Warni,” a … read more »

POSTED November 26, 2013 10:18AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,

Download The FADER #87 Podcast

The Mac Miller and Sky Ferreira cover stories are chilling online, with more from our 87th issue soon to come. Celebrate it all and sample tunes covered in the magazine with our The FADER #87 … read more »

POSTED September 4, 2013 11:02AM IN The FADER TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Omar Souleyman

Personal History: Omar Souleyman

Omar Souleyman takes the long road to SXSW From the magazine: ISSUE 87, June/July 2013 When I meet up with Omar Souleyman in March, he’s sitting on the floor of his manager’s apartment in Williamsburg, … read more »

POSTED August 21, 2013 4:50PM IN NWSPRINT Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,


Some time within a year or two of meeting Ron Morelli, I came to Philadelphia, where he was living at the time, and got extremely wasted. After the clubs closed, a bunch of people ended … read more »

POSTED August 19, 2013 6:07PM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: Omar Souleyman, “Wenu Wenu” (Prod. by Four Tet)

Here’s an Arabic and English lyrics video for “Wenu Wenu” (or “Where is she?”), the title track from Omar Souleyman’s “dance album of the year” of the same name. The Syria-born cult hero, who’s now … read more »

POSTED August 2, 2013 10:40AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Watch the Trailer for Omar Souleyman’s new album, Wenu Wenu

A pop star in the Arab world with something of a rabid cult following in the West, singer Omar Souleyman has spent the past few decades ushering a traditional form of Syrian dance music called … read more »

POSTED July 18, 2013 12:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , ,

In Portland With: Music Fest NW

Music Fest NW is the perfect way to learn Portland. For five nights, bands from the fest’s insane lineup perform in venues spread across town, the city quickly becoming a seamless blend of cabs, lines … read more »

POSTED September 24, 2012 11:30AM IN LIVE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

What Will Bjork and Omar Souleyman’s Album Sound Like?

The kind voices on NPR have spent a lot of time discussing Omar Suleiman in the last month. He’s the man Hosni Mubarak chose to serve as the Vice President of Egypt in January, and … read more »

POSTED February 18, 2011 3:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Omar Souleyman, “Hafer Gabrak Bidi (I Will Dig Your Grave With My Hands)”

If anyone can name a more incredible song title this year, please let us know in the comments. Omar Souleyman comes with it on this song from his recent compilation on Sublime Frequencies, Jazeera Nights, … read more »

POSTED October 29, 2010 10:35AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Ghetto Palms 117: Angola / Mozambique / Syria / India

I think I mentioned I just came back from India. While I was there, the Bombay papers were reporting on the fact that Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan just signed Rain Man composer Hans Zimmer to … read more »

POSTED October 6, 2010 12:45PM IN GHETTO PALMS TAGS: , ,