Omar Souleyman teams up with Four Tet again for “Bahdeni Nami”
There isn’t much to say about the legendary Syrian wedding singer Omar Souleyman that hasn’t been said before. After a couple compilations and live albums from Sublime Frequencies, Souleyman is back for round two of new material with noted producer Four Tet. The last, Wenu Wenu, was outstanding, and the first single, the title track for the LP Bahrein Nami, doesn’t give any reason to believe that his frantic, synth-driven dabke music has lost any steam. Listen to the track above (with a video of Souleyman in Turkey) and grab the LP on July 27 via Modeselektor’s Monkeytown Records.