Sounds Like: Bob Dylan, Billy Bragg, Elliott Smith, Beirut, Damien Rice
Label: omar pitras waqar
Bio: Omar Waqar is a Pakistani-American musician and a visual artist who Is most known for fronting the Washington DC based Alt/Punk/Funk/Taqwacore band Diacritical. Omar is a Vocalist Guitarist and Sitarist Who studied Songwriting at Berklee college of music Boston. He is also the man behind the expe...See Full Bio
"Omar is probably one of the greatest song writers in a generation any where in any genre; a self described Anarchist his lyrics cover a range of topics from racism, immigration, slaving away in corporate America, and of course anti conformity. Think of him as a Sufi Tom Gabel with a completely different perspective, his writing is poetic and gripping and his delivery of the lyrics is smoother than melted butter mixed with heavy cream frozen and flattened with a Zamboni." ...." Omar plays the guitar, sitar, and ofcourse sings in his amazing voice his timely and important message."