Omar Souleyman, the Syrian singer who teamed up with Four Tet to slightly update the conventions of Arab music, has quickly become a favorite of the cool kids. His debut music video takes elements of his live performance (standing, walking, clapping disaffectedly) and blends it with some outstanding green-screen work. Watch above, take a look at some screencaps below, change your Twitter backgrounds and tell your friends.
Now you don't need to see "Gravity."
... Or watch the Discovery channel.
A meeting of two icons.