News

Aug 08, 2013

This weekend, Gothenburg, Sweden hosts the sixth annual Way Out West Festival. We sent photographer Helen Boast and writer/photographer Laura Studarus down to cover the action. Check out their gallery featuring Omar SouleymanBeach HouseTame ImpalaAutre Ne VeutAlabama ShakesJupiter & Okwess InternationalJunip, and Crystal Fighters More

Aug 02, 2013

Syrian techno artist Omar Souleyman, who has steadily gained notoriety amidst the global music community after spending years performing and recording at weddings throughout his homeland, will soon release a new album titled Wenu Wenu this October. More

Jun 27, 2013

As revealed in a two hour set with BBC Radio 6’s Gilles Peterson, Four Tet’s Kieran Hebden has been working with Syrian artist Omar Souleyman.  More



Reviews

Wenu Wenu

Wenu Wenu

Ribbon

Nov 08, 2013

The Kieran Hebden-produced Wenu Wenu is an inscrutable, occasionally delightful, and vaguely infuriating record. More

Way Out West Festival 2013 Day One: Junip, Tame Impala and More

August 8th, 2013

Aug 10, 2013

The sixth annual edition of Gothenberg Sweden’s Way Out West festival looked like it would be threatened by rain. But by the time the gates opened at the Slottsskogen Park, it was a postcard-ready first day. While headliners Neil Young and Crazy Horse were no-shows due to an accident that forced them to cancel the remaining dates on their tour, the spirit was hardly dampened thanks to impressive sets from Jupiter and Okwess InternationalJunipTame ImpalaOmar Souleyman, and Autre Ne Veut. More