Omar Souleyman

12.29.17

Robert Christgau on Love Songs from (and to) the Arab World

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Marcel Khalife and Mahmoud Darwish's 'Andalusia of Love' and Omar Souleyman's 'To Syria, With Love.'

11.21.17

Lose Your Mind to Omar Souleyman's "Es-Samra" Video

A new day, another new beautiful video to stream online. Come on in!

7.17.17

Diplo thinks this Syrian wedding singer will be EDM's next star

Omar Souleyman went from performing industry wedding halls in northern Syria to rocking international stages seemingly overnight.

5.23.17

North America's Most Intimate Desert Festival Isn't a Mirage

A behind-the-scenes look at FORM Arcosanti 2017 featuring Solange, Father John Misty, Omar Souleyman, and more.

5.15.17

These Syrian Pop Songs Will Melt Your Heart, According to Omar Souleyman

"This music is never listened to by educated people from the cities."

4.20.17

Omar Souleyman Announces New Album, ‘To Syria With Love’

It arrives June 2 via Diplo’s Mad Decent label.

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3.21.17

Mykki Blanco and Omar Souleyman to Headline Moogfest's Protest Stage

Discwoman's BEARCAT and Raleigh punk band Pie Face Girls will also perform.

1.30.17

Four Tet Made a Playlist of Music from Trump's List of Banned Countries

He was inspired to do so after remembering recording with Syrian artist Omar Souleyman.

10.1.15

Omar Souleyman's Endless Charm: Berating the Heart and Cursing Fate

The Syrian musician continues to use his art as a bridge between Eastern and Western cultures, and his latest album 'Bahdeni Nami' is a elegant addition to his body of work.

8.12.15

Omar Souleyman’s “Darb El Hawa” Turns Sinister on This Remix By The Black Lips' Cole Alexander

The Black Lips' Cole Alexander takes the track to new reaches.

10.25.13

Omar Souleyman: The Coolest Man in the Universe

How Omar Souleyman went from a wedding singer in Syria to the biggest star in the Middle East to American experimental music's most unlikely crossover.