This Week’s Six Pillars – Michel Banabila Guest Mix
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Michel Banabila Guest Mix

Dutch musician and producer Michel Banabila selects a distinct playlist of his favourite West Asian (Middle East) and North African tracks for Six Pillars. Continue reading

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Six Pillars Broadcast – Traditional Music from Lorestan and Isfahan
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Traditional Music from Lorestan and Isfahan

This week, traditional music from Lorestan and Isfahan. Ruhollah Khaleghi plays ‘Khooshe Chin’ from the album ‘Rangarang In Isfahan’, and we hear Ostad Shahmirza Moradi’s tracks from Regional Music of Lorestan. Khaleghi (1906-1965) was a renowned musician, composer, conductor and author, who founded the Gol’hā programmes on radio that revolutionised Iranian music. Shahmirza Moradi (1924-1997) … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Tehran Trap: Noisetrappy
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Tehran Trap: Noisetrappy

    A bespoke show from Iran, 23 year old talent Noisetrappy takes over with 30 minutes of Tehran Trap. This show was produced entirely over Instagram between Six Pillars producer Fari Bradley and Noisetrappy. Recorded in Tehran, where Noisetrappy (aka Amir) collaborates with other musicians his age to create a specific danceable sound between … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Listening to ‘West Asia’
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Listening to ‘West Asia’

Sounds from Iran and the wider Gulf: when Iran seems increasingly cut off, and with attitudes to music in general in the Middle East making a career in experimental music even harder than usual, what digital messages are being sent by budding audio producers to the web for us to hear? Building on an article … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Hong Kong Mixtape with CMHK
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Hong Kong Mixtape with CMHK

  Hong Kong Mixtape is a new, open call project in Hong Kong for field recordings and compositions put out by CMHK (Contemporary Musiking Hong Kong) as part of their Sonic Transmission Exchange programme. Curated by the CMHK team, the final selections make it to the Hong Kong Mixtape , which involves local composers’ and … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Music from Palestine
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Music from Palestine

Incensed by the provocation of the USA to move it’s Israeli embassy to the disputed area of Jerusalem, the orchestrated, cold blooded killings of civilians marking the 70th anniversary of their exodus (nakba) from their homeland, and motivated by the music project stemming from Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel on the ugly side of the West … Continue reading