Omar Souleyman ‎– Haflat Gharbia - The Western Concerts

Sublime Frequencies ‎– SF068LP, Sublime Frequencies ‎– SF068
2 × Vinyl, LP


A1 Mawal Hejaz 2:49
A2 Gazula / Shift Al Mani (I Saw Her) 10:57
B1 Lansob Sherek (I Will Make A Trap) 6:11
B2 Mendel (I Don't Know) 7:29
C1 Baghdad Araby 8:38
C2 Haram (Forbidden - I Signal, You Deny) 6:57
D1 Hedi Hedi (Slowly, Slowly) 3:58
D2 Wakhali (Empty) 4:12
D3 Kaset Hanzel (Drinking From The Glass Of Bitterness) 7:36

Entreprises, etc.



From Northeastern Syria -
From the Jazeera region, and the Hassake governorate -
From the villages of Ras Al Ain and Tal Amir -

A1 - Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. 2010
A2 - Tufnell Park Dome, London, UK 2009
B1 - Sonar Festival, Barcelona, Spain 2009
B2 - Kortijk Conge Festival, Kortrijk, Belgium 2010
C1 - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK 2010
C2 - Kortijk Conge Festival, Kortrijk, Belgium 2010
D1 - Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, Australia 2011
D2 - Atlas (Voxhall), Aarhus, Denmark 2010
D3 - Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin, Germany 2009

Recorded, edited and assembled 2009-2011
All Tracks and/or arrangements © Omar Souleyman 1995-2011
Licensed and published by Sublime Frequencies 2011

Thanks to: Qu Junktions (Mark Slater & Chiz Williams), Alan Bishop, Hisham Mayet, Tom Bugs, Raed Yassin, Rasha Shaheen, Upset the Rhythm, Mehdi Dawood, UK Arts Council, Kais Maliki, Pete Scott, Matt Wascovich and all of the venues, promoters and sound people that made these concerts possible.

Released in a thick cardboard gatefold sleeve.

A1 title written on label as "Mawal Hijaz"

Code-Barres et Autres Identifiants

  • Barcode: 613505297020
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, Etched): SF068-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, Etched): SF068-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side C, Etched): SF068-C
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side D, Etched): SF068-D