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

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 – Radio Omid Mix
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Radio Omid Mix

B Since 2006 on Mypsace, we’ve been following the burgeoning career of Iranian producer and DJ, based in Long Beach, California, of Omid Walizadeh. To follow his previous contributions to Six Pillars, this week’s fantastic guest mix pays tribute to the Walizadeh family, Homa Sarshar, Hamid Nour, Hayadeh, Sasoon Hayrapetyan and the Mofid Family. Many … Continue reading

Currently Listening to…Johnny Be Good, Persian Version
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Currently Listening to…Johnny Be Good, Persian Version

These guys never take themselves too seriously. Their mixture of folk, prose and classical Persian music is made contemporary by their approach. Velshodegan are composition, voice and tar – M. Fallahi, composition, voice and fiddle – Behzad Hassanzadeh, tombak and prose – Mohammad Bahar. Check their video below for their parody of the mundane, a … Continue reading

Electronic Music From Tehran, The Wire Magazine
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Electronic Music From Tehran, The Wire Magazine

The Wire Magazine‘s October 2016 issue, 392, features this article on the electronic music being made in Iran today. The Wire maintains its quality of work via magazine purchases, but as it is not deliverable in Iran, they have agreed for us to post it here. The article is also available as .pdf, hosted on … Continue reading

Persian Game of Thrones
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Persian Game of Thrones

Missing GOT? Although the theme tune is already writen by a composer of Iranian descent (half Iranian, half German) Ramin Djawadi, this version by long time collaborator and supported artists the cheeky Moslem Rasouli, is 100% Persian-sounding. An interview with the original Emmy-nominated composer talking about the music and breaking it down in detail, is … Continue reading