Omar Kholeif
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PopMatters Associate Music Editor

Omar Kholeif is an Egyptian-born, UK-based writer, editor and curator. His writing appears regularly in The Guardian, Art Monthly, PopMatters, Film International, Advocate, Frieze, What

Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 14 Articles
Blogs // 20 Articles
//Features

From CD to MP3: The Degradation of Music Curating | 19 Oct 2009 // 5:00 PM

So much of our musical landscape has changed. Rarely do I invite someone over to listen to an album over coffee, rarely do I make a mix CD for a friend, and what used to be an exciting outing to an independent music store has increasingly become a distant memory, as these autonomous ventures continue to fold

//Reviews

Hercules and Love Affair: Blue Songs | 20 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM

Blue Songs finds Adam Butler and his crew of collaborators laying back -- turning the dance floor into an ethereal contemplation, unrepentant debauchery, retro revivalism, and slow-burning House.

Sheryl Crow: Icon 2 | 1 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM

The greatest female rock vocalist of the 1990s is celebrated in a two-disc compilation from Universal.

//Blogs

'This Is England': Reconciling British Identity | 18 Apr 2010 // 9:00 AM

On the 20th anniversary of Warp Records, PopMatters staff member Omar Kholeif takes a look back at one of the most influential films in Warp's film catalogue.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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