Peter Holslin

Scenes

San Diego Is Paradise for Goths

The scene there is both long-lasting and newly burgeoning, something you might not expect from the sunny city known for its beaches.
Peter Holslin
2.4.19
Interviews

Ma3azef Brings the Arab World's New Music to the Whole Planet

We speak to Maan Abu Taleb about the challenges of running the world's premier Arabic-language online music magazine
Peter Holslin
12.10.17
Features

Six Explosive Tracks that Define Mahraganat, Egypt's Wildly Popular Street Music

We spoke with Mahmoud Refat, head of the influential 100Copies label, about what makes the sound so vital.
Peter Holslin
3.29.17
Noisey Show

How Turkish Label Drug Boulevard Is Using Dream Pop to Resist Oppression

"You feel an invisible hand pulling you back from progress," says founder Kubilay Yigit, but that hasn't stopped him from creating an international roster.
Peter Holslin
1.31.17
Longreads Or Whatever

From National Star to Enemy of the State: Iranian Rock Pioneer Kourosh Yaghmaei Fights On

After 27 years of censorship, the 70s guitar great has released the album he was forbidden from making.
Peter Holslin
11.17.16
Interviews

Clipping Is Going Back to the Future

After starring in Broadway's 'Hamilton,' MC Daveed Diggs rejoins the LA noise-rap trio for 'Splendor & Misery,' a space opera exploring the hope and terror of the void
Peter Holslin
9.26.16
London

Is Shamstep a Made-Up Genre For Hipsters—or a Defining Movement of Arab Youth Culture?

47Soul is a band whose politically-conscious style of Arabic dance music is catching on everywhere from Lebanon to London.
Peter Holslin
9.2.16
Premieres

Chuck Palahniuk Posted About The Dabbers on His Facebook Page, and So Should You

Watch the premiere of the San Diego duo's video for "Hidden Tin."
Peter Holslin
7.7.16
Stuff

Pulse's Regulars Talk About What the Nightclub Means to Them

"It's very accepting. You can have a beard and wear a dress. You can be straight. You can be a beautiful drag queen. You can be an ugly drag queen."
Peter Holslin
6.14.16
Music

Why Embattled LA DIY Venue The Smell Is So Important

After LA's DIY music venue The Smell was threatened with a demolition notice, we spoke to some of the bands who came up performing and hanging out there.
Peter Holslin
6.3.16
Interviews

Classixx Are Guyys Who Make Slapperzz

The LA electronic duo's Michael David explains the value of smooth jazz, and breaks down their new album 'Faraway Reach' from A to XYZ.
Peter Holslin
6.2.16
Premieres

Watch a Serial Killer Get His Groove Back in Mrs. Magician's Video for "Eyes All Over Town"

Who's the Biggest Loser NOW?
Peter Holslin
5.13.16
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