Six Pillars Broadcast – Auction Special with Patrick Monahan
comedy / free download / iran / Listed Events / resonance104.4fm / Schedule / Theatre and Film

Six Pillars Broadcast – Auction Special with Patrick Monahan

Acclaimed stand-up, and natural comedian Patrick Monahan joins us in the studio for the first look at the amazing auction items prior to the frenzied first days of bidding. What will Irish-Iranian comedian Monahan, holder of the world record for “Longest Hug make of, say, the private performance offered by one of the Pogues, and … Continue reading

Contemporary Music / digital / free download / free stuff / iran / Latest Culture News / Music / News

Baaroot – From Void To Void – باروت – از هیچ به هیچ – زمان‌گرد

Contemporary piano, electronica and vocals create an atmospheric, cinematic vibe here in this new track ‘Repetitious‘ by Baaroot. The rest of Baaroot’s new album release From Void  to Void, continues the sense of magnitude and drama, incorporating strings and programmed electronic soundscapes. Several tracks followed a regular, martial beat –  as in Essence (Nahaad) – with … Continue reading

Contemporary Music / digital arts / free download / iran / Latest Culture News / Media / Music / News / Radio / Schedule

New Sounds from Iran: Tonight’s Six Pillars to Persia

Tonight’s Six Pillars to Persia show is an ear to what young digital producers in Iran are currently creating, plus a new track from the diaspora (UK) for balance. There’s a definite overall sound here, on both sides of the water. And one that for some, might be quite a surprise. Featured producers tonight are: … Continue reading

Art / Contemporary Music / digital arts / Events / film / free download / iran / Media / Podcasts / Radio / Theatre and Film / women

New Free Podcast – Record, Reframe, Resist

Six Pillars present audio from the V&A Museum Late event “Record, Reframe, Resist”. The museum called it a way to experience “a world of subversion and rebellion” from the Middle East inviting us to immerse ourselves “in an evening of exciting new art commissions, satirical film, live music and more.” Hear from FEBRIK on their … Continue reading

Events / free download / iran / Latest Culture News / Media / News

Today’s Six Pillars – Satellite Jamming In Iran

Satellite Jamming in Iran: A War Over Airwaves On 20th November 2012 at the House of Commons the Foreign Policy Centre, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Iran and Small Media launched and discussed the key findings in Small Media’s new report “Satellite Jamming in Iran: A War Over Airwaves“. Satellite jamming is a problematic reality … Continue reading

Contemporary Music / free download / iran / Latest Culture News / Music / News

Iranian House. What Does it Sound Like?

Friends often ask what Iranian house sounds like. They know I generally don’t listen to it, but it’s worth having a listen to the best of what’s out there…so below’s a taster with elements of pop and rap. While listening, don’t forget Iranians are generally great dancers, dancing being very much part of Iranian life … Continue reading

Art / classical music / Contemporary Music / Events / free download / free stuff / iran / Music / Photography / Radio

A Secular Spirituality

On today’s show 13.30 GMT, we talk to curator Arianne Levene about Lost in Paradise a group show looking at different and more secular spiritualities amongst certain artists hailing from Asia and the Middle East we hear from electronic musician Hassan K (performing London Nov 16th and 17th see our events page) and classical performer … Continue reading