Six Pillars Broadcast – Omid Walidzadeh Guest Mix
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Omid Walidzadeh Guest Mix

Omid has been a guest on Six Pillars since the days of Myspace, (around 2006) and his career in USA has flourished since we first were in touch. Based in California, Omid began creating heavily sampled hip hop and other forms of electronic music for film and music release after a bachelor in recording arts … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Music by Asnam L. Masrah, Palestine
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Music by Asnam L. Masrah, Palestine

July 12th – the sweetest vocals from Ramallah by singer /songwriter Asnam L. Masrah, أصنام المسرح, with her series of solo home-made recordings and electronica collaborations with Muqata’a (Boycott). Interview below.  In Arabic her lyrics: Complex questions and cloudy mysteries emptiness judging consequences errors Should I write about our present society? or should I go … Continue reading

Artist Focus: Heckmat(t) – #IranUKSonics
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Artist Focus: Heckmat(t) – #IranUKSonics

As part of our #IranUKSonics residency running until Dec 20th, we feature a series of interviews with each of the five selected participants. Born in Shiraz, now a street artist and producer in the capital of Iran, Heckmat(t) is part of hip-hop label Maktab-B and has collaborated with DJs and MCs, and DJs himself. With … Continue reading

Art / dance / iran / Theatre and Film

Bboys in Iran

The ever-rising trend of breaking in Tehran (often called professional aerobics over there). Several documentaries have been made about this and although you don’t often hear the participants speak about what it means to them, in this video the appreciative noises by the crowd tell all. Below that, an amateur video of one mans’ trip … Continue reading