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Six Pillars Broadcast – Listening to ‘West Asia’

girih six pillarsSounds from Iran and the wider Gulf: when Iran seems increasingly cut off, and with attitudes to music in general in the Middle East making a career in experimental music even harder than usual, what digital messages are being sent by budding audio producers to the web for us to hear?

Building on an article published by us in The Wire Magazine, 2016 we sample some of the sounds coming out of Iran, and also the politics of calling the geographical region West Asia as opposed to Middle East.

How to Listen

Hear it on air on 104.4FM or on digital radio signal in London, or online here otherwise.

visions iran[On air 6-6.30pm Monday 17th September. Repeated Wednesday 1pm.]

After the repeat you can listen online via the PODCAST.