Souleyman is a phenomenon in his home country of Syria, a wedding singer who’s gathered international acclaim through releases on Sublime Frequencies and high-profile shows at festivals like Sonar. Wenu Wenu is the first album Souleyman’s recorded in a studio, and comes produced by Four Tet (with asssistance from Souleyman’s long-time collaborator Rizen Sa’id. It will be released on October 21.
You can watch a trailer for the album below; Four Tet and Gilles Peterson recently aired some material from the album on East London radio station NTS.
1. Wenu Wenu
2. Ya Yumma
5. Warni Warni
6. Mawal Jamar