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 // 4:00 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 // 3:00 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 // 3:00 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 // 8:00 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

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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