This Week’s Six Pillars – Nu Turkish Disco vs World Grooves
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Nu Turkish Disco vs World Grooves

A selection of Turkish composer Djanan Tunan’s new release The Maze, coinciding with Baba Zula‘s London show on Nov 22nd. The ‘Istanbul Psychedelia’ of Baba Zula draws from the long tradition of Anatolian rock with disco influences since the 1970s. We’ve played Djanan before on Six Pillars, after seeing her live on a stage on … Continue reading

‘The Knife’ Arrows of Love
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‘The Knife’ Arrows of Love

For those who attended the live performance of Nima Tehranchi at our Six Pillars charity event in London 2009, you might remember his sturdy yet secretive voice, his love of dynamics and his strong features as he articulated words of a personal and global socio-political nature. Tehranchi was formerly in Hush the Many Heed the … Continue reading

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Ballgard Interview + Live Studio Session

Iranian funk-rock band Ballgard play live at Resonance 104.4FM studios, London, interspersed with an interview with guitarist and original member Amin Dehnavi. Amin talks lyrics, emotions and practicalities with Fari Bradley ahead of their London gig, on Nov 23rd 2012. For this the reformed band will be supported by the aptly names King with No … Continue reading

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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