Fatima Al Qadiri Details Debut Album for Hyperdub
After announcing the imminent arrival of her forthcoming debut album for Hyperdub, rising Brooklyn-based producer Fatima Al Qadiri has officially released the particulars of her Asiatisch LP. The 10-track record is set to land on May 5, and is said to present a "simulated road trip through an imagined China," revolving around "the fantasies of East Asia as refracted through pulpy Western pop culture.” Oddly enough, Asiatisch's opening track "Shanzhai" is a cover of Sinead O'Connor's "Nothing Compares 2 U" with "nonsensical Mandarin" lyrics.
The artwork and tracklist for Fatima Al Qadiri's Asiatisch LP can be found below before it arrives in early May via Hyperdub.
1. Shanzhai (for Shanzhan Biennial) ft. Helen Feng
4. Loading Beijing
5. Hainan Island
7. Dragon Tattoo
8. Forbidden City
9. Shanghai Freeway
10. Jade Stairs