Omar Souleyman

Acclaimed Syrian Musician Omar Souleyman Accused Of Terrorism And Arrested In Turkey

By Alyson Camus | November 18, 2021

“I try to sing in many colors to make everyone happy”

L.A. Burning: West Coast Concert Picks, May 15th To May 21th, 2017

By Alyson Camus | May 13, 2017

Yes, Conor Oberst will play an acoustic mini-set at Amoeba

Omar Souleyman In Conversation With Henry Rollins At The Grammy Museum, Sunday August 3rd 2014

By Alyson Camus | August 6, 2014

‘As being successful doesn’t mean just having a good voice, it takes much more than this,…’ he adds, saying this has to do a lot with the content of his lyrics. But how is this possible when the western audiences do not understand? I am not sure, but US audiences have been very good to him, they ‘have fulfilled his wish’, ‘Everybody dance and is happy’…

Omar Souleyman At Santa Monica Twilight Series Concert, Thursday, July 31st 2014, Reviewed

By Alyson Camus | August 3, 2014

He is riding the EDM wave like an Arabic prince and his music totally works despite the language barrier, despite a static stage presence which could be summed up to him holding the mic, clapping his hands, moving his arms with ample gestures and sending kisses with his two palms at the end of a song

Sneak Peaks: New Album Releases 10-21-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 22, 2013

Sure, I don’t have the highest of hopes for it after “Roar” and the new songs from the Itunes Fest earlier this year, but still it is event programming

Listen To Omar Souleyman's New Studio Album 'Wenu Wenu'

By Alyson Camus | October 16, 2013

‘The lyrics are about love and relationships. All of the lyrics on the albums, and the ones I sing during parties, are all about love and affection between people. Here they don’t understand that, but I believe it’s possible they can feel it.’