Fatima Al Qadiri - Asiatisch
Critic Score
Based on 16 reviews
2014 Ratings: #484 / 845
User Score
Based on 26 ratings
2014 Ratings: #251
May 5, 2014 / Release Date
LP / Format
Hyperdub / Label
UK Bass, Grime / Genres
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Kuwait-based obscure artist and producer Fatima Al Qadiri releases her debut major album in style. Now under the Hyperdub label, she crafts her most polished and well-accomplished work to date, shooting for a highly seductive, yet haunting sound. Although not a fully conceptual piece, Asiatisch provides an inner look into the chinese culture from a post-modernist point of view. All of the tracks on the album venture towards the Country's recent History, despite it standing very far from being ... read more
The girl from Kuweit dives into the electronic patterns and creates an idiosyncratic instrument to penetrate the western civilisation.
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Track List

  1. Shanzhai [for Shanzhai Biennial] ft. Helen Feng
  2. Szechuan
  3. Wudang
  4. Loading Beijing
  5. Hainan Island
  6. Shenzhen
  7. Dragon Tattoo
  8. Forbidden City
  9. Shanghai Freeway
  10. Jade Stairs
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Added on: April 28, 2014