This Week’s Six Pillars – A Mix from the “Global South”
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This Week’s Six Pillars – A Mix from the “Global South”

This week from the globe over we sample tracks identified as being from or inspired by cultures of the “Global South”, a much disputed concept of otherness and “third world” status that intersects with geo-politics, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, class and religion. Leigh Anne Duck, who reflects on the term Global South as co-editor of the … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Palmyra, A “Violent Clowning”
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Palmyra, A “Violent Clowning”

Bertrand Lesca joins us in the studio to discuss his and Nasi Voutsas’ Palmyra, in which they both star at the Battersea Arts Centre this month. The duo who created the comic theatre piece Eurohouse, shift to “violent clowning” ﱣin a highly acclaimed piece that reflects on Syria through a metaphor of abuse and the … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Electronica and Folk from the Middle East
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Electronica and Folk from the Middle East

Iranian and Arab, including Palestinian tracks tonight on Six Pillars on Resonance104.4FM Experimental, instrumental and electronic dance music, with even a bit or hip-hop this week. SIX PILLARS BROADCAST TIMES Live On Air, On Digital Radio Signal and Online. – Wednesdays, 9 – 9.30pm – Mondays (REPEAT), 5 – 5.30pm Listen online HERE _____________________________________________________________________________________ PODCASTS … Continue reading

Six Pillars’ Broadcast – Nima Tehranchi
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Six Pillars’ Broadcast – Nima Tehranchi

Lyricist, singer, guitarist Nima Tehranchi (Arrows of Love, The Sliding Rule, formerly Hush the Many, Heed the Few) visits the studio to talk about his latest album release PRODUCT Your Soundtrack To The Impending Societal Collapse, 2018, which we’ll sample. Nima is a founding member of Arrows of Love – a five-piece group who released … Continue reading

Currently Listening To…Salome MC
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Currently Listening To…Salome MC

  With a new album release Iranian producer and singer Salome MC, releases this video for her track “Callous”. “Excerpts from Unhappy Consciousness” is the culmination of two years work, the first album for which Salome single-handedly produced and composed all works. Collaborator Hussein Shahani mixed the tracks for the album, from which two music … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Iranian Film Review with Rammy Elsaadany
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Iranian Film Review with Rammy Elsaadany

“When you isolate women, you isolate the soul of the whole society.” Hissa Hilal, The Poetess, Screening at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in London this month (see below). This week we celebrate International Women’s Day with a look at two forthcoming releases by women directors from Iran. Pictured left is Ava, screening at … Continue reading