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Four Tet Leaks First Omar Souleyman Song While Festival-Goers Lose Their Minds

Larger-than-life Syrian singer Omar Souleyman spoke to SPIN recently about his forthcoming Four Tet-produced album. Despite the swirling mythology around the thing, the dabke folk-pop…
Chris Martins / June 7, 2013

Long Distance Dabke: Omar Souleyman Records In Brooklyn

Omar Souleyman's albums are typically recorded live at weddings, where the Syrian star is tracked onto cheap tape machines and surrounded by rowdy revelers getting…
David Marchese / June 5, 2013

The 10 Best Things We Saw at Primavera Sound 2013

Despite wintry temperatures that led some festival-goers to joke that it should have been renamed "Invierno Sound," Barcelona's Primavera Sound generated plenty of heat during…
Philip Sherburne / May 28, 2013

5 Best Sets of Bonnaroo 2011: Day 3

Bonnaroo continued on Saturday with sets from hip-hop's hottest newcomer Wiz Khalifa and Neil Young and Stephen Stills' reunited '60s band Buffalo Springfield. But there…
SPIN Staff / June 12, 2011

Omar Souleyman, ‘Dabke 2020′ (Sublime Frequencies)

For Fox News and likely many Americans, Syrian pop star Omar Souleyman's mere visage -- turbaned, sunglassed, and mustachioed -- would probably strike terror. And…
SPIN Staff / August 25, 2009
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