New Podcast – Sote Selects Iranian Experimental Electronica
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New Podcast – Sote Selects Iranian Experimental Electronica

A flying visit from Sote to London from Iran, in the studio. Ata ‘Sote’ Ebtekar is a composer, sound artist, and recording engineer now based in Tehran, Iran.  Sote has moved back to Iran and is engaging with young producers there whose music we sample in this broadcast. With aspects of hard techno and sometimes … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Show – New Music From Iran IX
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This Week’s Six Pillars Show – New Music From Iran IX

This week we sample ‘Absence’, a 70 minute CD compilation of minimal experimental music from Iran, which unsurprisingly and pleasingly, sounds like it came from nowhere in particular. Many contributors have been played before on Six Pillars and we’re pleased to see them taking off. Absence was released February 8, 2016 on Flaming Pines, an … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Broadcast –  Musician Aria Rostami
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This Week’s Six Pillars Broadcast – Musician Aria Rostami

This week Six Pillars samples an album by Aria Rostami (USA/Iran),’Sibbe’, released on Audiobulb September 2015. ‘Sibbe’ addresses themes of diasporas, Iranian and otherwise, and how mass immigration creates new, vibrant and mixed cultures. The show broadcasts on air this week across London on 104.4FM and on digital radio, and streams online elsewhere. Six Pillars … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Sound Awakener
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This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Sound Awakener

Six Pillars launches the season with a commissioned show from Vietnamese composer and performer Nhung Nguyễn, aka Soundawakener. Based in Hanoi, Vietnam, Soundawakener has begun this year to release her compositions on ambient net-label Petroglyph in Norway and works to develop her own techniques of composition and improvisation. Her sounds are minimal and mostly exacted … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – New Music from Iran VII
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This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – New Music from Iran VII

This week we listen to tracks from the latest album by Arash Akbari (Odepth) who’s appeared on Six Pillars over the years.  Cracked Echoes features five tracks of varying lengths, but one consistent feel. As a young producer from Tehran, Akbari has made his name releasing on Oído Records and on compilations with fellow experimental producers … Continue reading