Dahlia Sleeps: Storm

Dahlia Sleeps, a London-based four-piece band, shared the first single, “Storm,” off their Love, Lost EP set to be released later this year via Beatnik Creative. The single, anchored by lead singer Lucy Hill’s delicate vocals, sounds like poetry—echoing lines and heavy strings make this one last well beyond its closing notes. “I know I’m not your only one,” she calls, “but I want to be the one …

Abd al-Rahman al-Khamissi: Hind

Abd al-Rahman al-Khamissi is one of Egypt’s most well-respected poets and well-rounded artists. His versatility—spanning writing, directing and composing—cemented his legacy in Egyptian society. The soundtrack to his 1969 film Respectable Families has been digitally mastered and pressed on vinyl for a limited edition release on Belgian label Radio Martiko on 7 September. The four-track EP is a sultry collection of “psychedelic cha-cha, dark tango, and mysterious twist.” …

Mark Pritchard feat. Gregory Whitehead: Come Let Us

From his new collection of work The Four Worlds (out 23 March on Warp) comes UK-born, Australia-based Mark Pritchard’s “Come Let Us.” A fascinating track, it features samples of Gregory Whitehead’s “Ziggurat” from Disorder Speech (a 1985 release of audio and radio art) and trippy visuals from the always-impressive Jonathan Zawada. Pritchard pays homage to ’80s cassette culture, avant garde, sound poetry, and dadaism while …