Currently Listening To…. Telepoetic – Ensehab تيليبويتيك – إنسحاب
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Currently Listening To…. Telepoetic – Ensehab تيليبويتيك – إنسحاب

We’re loving this video of Telepoetic performing live at the OUFUQY festival in Alexandria, Egypt (by Mamoon Azmy). OUFUQY is organised by violinist Ayman Asfour for Gudran Association for Arts and Development, and happens across nine venues. Asfour supports the independent music scene in Egypt also with El-Mashtal (The Greenhouse) which nurtures underground bands in El-Cabina’s … Continue reading

Postcards From Iran II – This Week’s Six Pillars Show
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Postcards From Iran II – This Week’s Six Pillars Show

Postcards From Iran II As far as the most remote producers go, Iran is a high contender. Tehran-based musician Moslem Rasouli brings us yet again, an animated series of voices produced by himself for Six Pillars. Participants were given carte blanche to speak their minds. So, what do Iranians want us to hear? Sexism is … Continue reading

Star Wars Parody
Contemporary Music / iran / Music

Star Wars Parody

The Sweden-based sisters-brother trio who are Abjeez have had a hit with this Star Pars parody. We’re loving the switched on references to popular TV culture. It’s not just international, it’s universal.   Abjeez is slang for sister in Persian. They are Safoura and Melody Safavi, along with their sound engineer brother Sufi perform and record … Continue reading

Events / iran

Ballgard Play London’s 100 Club

Remember these kooky fellows? They perform London’s historical 100 Club Sunday 9th September 2012, 7.30pm – 11pm It’s worth going just to see how they manage to enunciate their lyrics in such a powerful manner. Iranian satire at its best. Tickets are £15 HERE, and the band are supported by singer song-writer Haleh Mohajerani, on … Continue reading