Preview Omar Souleyman's Dizzying Track Produced by Four Tet

U.K. producer teased Syrian singer's song in a DJ set

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Four Tet keeps successfully building suspense for the upcoming album he produced for Syrian star Omar Souleyman. "Our music doesn't change," Souleyman told SPIN recently through an interpreter. The U.K. producer born Kieran Hebden previewed the material he captured the dabke folk-pop singer in an Amsterdam DJ set on June 1, and the festival crowd went into raptures. The audio in that clip wasn't ideal, though, and now a better-quality version has emerged. In a recent DJ set with BBC Radio 6's Gilles Peterson for Dalston, England's NTS (via Dazed), Hebden once again unleashed the giddy, intoxicating dance-floor crasher, though he didn't share the title.

Listen below, around the one-hour, 57-minute mark — and yes, the two-hour stream length means Souleyman gets rudely cut off in mid-throaty-cry.

Four Tet and Gilles Peterson's NTS DJ set track list:

Jimmy Woods Sextet - "Coming Home"
Keith Jarret - "Mortgage On My Soul (Wah-Wah)"
Au Pairs - "It's Obvious"
Cecilia - "Dear Prudence"
Rachel Sweet - "It's So Different Here"
Samuel Jonathan Johnson - "Sweet Love"
Africasia - "Ye-Me-Le (African Fantasy)"
Rolf Kuhn - "Casting Office"
Bobby Hutcherson - "Slow Change"
Willie Wright - "Right On For Darkness"
The Heavenly Band - "He Rose Up From The Ground"
Truth & Devotion - "I Must See My Lord"
Al Green - "Love Ritual (Bwana Mix)"
Ron & Candy - "Plastic Situation"
Bob Pinodo - "Africa"
Les Amazones de Guiné - "Samba"
Jeri-Jeri - "Mbeuguel Dafa Nekh"
Andre Tanker - "River Come Down"
Andre Tanker - "Lena"
The Haitian Bells - "Libete (Raul Guillaume)"
Albert Ayler - "Heart Love"
Hannibal - "RO"
Gang Colours - "Why Didn’t You Go"
Salma - "Ah Ya Zen"
Lisandro Meza Y Su Conjunto - "Shacalao"
Marilene - "Sinal Vermelho"
Reginald Omas Mamode Ivth - "Keep On Walking"
William Adamson - "Foggy Dew"
Omar Souleyman - ? (Produced by Four Tet)
Charles Tyler/Ensemble - "Voyage From Jericho"

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