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
: I'm so proud of these guys we should all go to this show and support http://t.co/n3ckxBJOJH
"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."