Four Tet is hitting back on Donald Trump’s executive order to ban immigrant from seven Muslim-majority countries through the power of music.
Kieran Hebden compiled a mini-mixtape on Spotify that features tracks by artists from Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. It includes a song from Iranian psych-rock pioneer Kourosh Yaghmaei and Omar Souleyman, the Syrian singer and producer whose 2013 album ‘Wenu Wenu’ was produced by Kieran.
His work with Omar apparently provided some of the initial inspiration for the playlist too. In a tweet, he said that recording with Souleyman in Brooklyn and “it not being allowed anymore got me thinking about it.”
Listen to Four Tet’s playlist below.
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