Peter Holslin dives into the significance of LA-based imprint Discotchari's re-release of a forgotten 45RPM 7-inch record from 1970 – the sole collaboration between Armenian oud player John Bilezikjian and Lebanese percussionist Raja Zahr.
The latest album from Maurice Louca finds him leading a full band, performing under the name Elephantine name – this perceptive essay written by Asher Gamedze examines the various meanings of the word “moonshine” and the making of the record.
As POW premieres Egyptian artist Qow's new single, "Kol Maghanni," off of his forthcoming album El Mosameh Sherine, Peter Holslin writes about how the track finds him channelling deep emotions.
Peter Holslin dives into what makes the new EP from electronic artist Aphex Twin such a short yet satisfying listen from an artist beyond his career-peak.
Peter Holslin speaks to author Andew Simon about his book diving into cassette culture in modern Egypt, why they horrified the government, his extensive research process and much more.
Nancy Mounir's elegiac and ghostly dialogue with century-old nahda music makes her something of The Caretaker of Egypt.
Peter Holslin details how he discovered ZULI during a 2018 stint to Cairo and ventured down the wormhole of the producer's fascinating catalog.
Following the August chemical explosion which destroyed parts of the Lebanon capitol, Ma3azef has compiled a benefit compilation. Peter Holslin investigates.
Peter Holsin speaks with the founder of the San Diego collective about its origins in crate-digging and being "the Voltron Head" of his crew.
Peter Holslin brings us a brand new track from the Mexico City-based artist.