Tickets for Omar Souleyman Berlin
Funkhaus, FluxFM, Spex & Ask Helmut present:
Join us in the renowned Hall 1 to experience the music of Omar Souleyman, live, as part of the Funkhaus Session series.
The Syrian musician wants to play tracks from his highly acclaimed new album, To Syria, With Love. Mtv described his performances as "Omar Souleyman's performance is, simply, up: up, up, up, up and down." The follow-up to 2015's Bahdeni Nami, To Syria, With Love Mark's Souleyman's third full-length studio record. It is a departure musically and lyrically from its previous material, with focus on more elaborate keyboard and techno elements.
Souleyman, who started collaborating with Bjork and Four Tet, released his nearly 500 albums before civil live in his native Syria in 2011. He then moved to Turkey and in 2013 released Wenu Wenu via Ribbon / Domino, which NPR called, " "a jam so visceral, thrilling and intense as to make the mysterious matter of earthly borders seafaring the time to contemplate." The 2015 release Bahdeni Nami garnered widespread critical praise including The Guardian Who proclaimed, "It's just that the only appropriate way to engage with it to wriggle your limbs." Melodies are both abrasive and ebullient, chattering endlessly like raucous birdsong. "
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