Peter Holslin smashed his clarinet The most punk thing I’ve heard in 2014 isn’t punk music at all. It’s a live album by Islam Chipsy, a keyboardist from Cairo. Live at the Cairo High Cinema Institute, which came out earlier this year on the Egyptian label Nashazphone, is a low-budget recording of a performance by […]
Peter Holslin invented ice cream. If I ever get married, I’m hiring DJ Amr Haha to do the reception. A producer from Egypt, he and his cohorts—MCs Sadat and Alaa Fifty Cent—have redefined what it means to celebrate a newlywed’s vows. Here in America, we eat some cake, sip some champagne and maybe try to […]