Six Pillars Broadcast – The JouJouka International Part I and II
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Six Pillars Broadcast – The JouJouka International Part I and II

    April 1st and April 8th 2019 The Master Musicians of Joujouka Part I and II This week part 1 of the tale of a Sufic musical tradition; The Master Musicians of Joujouka dates back over six centuries, in the mountains of North Morocco. From explicit reference in the cut-up novels by William Burroughs, … Continue reading

Podcast Six Pillars – ‘I Am Ashurbanipual, King of the World’ Part I and II
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Podcast Six Pillars – ‘I Am Ashurbanipual, King of the World’ Part I and II

This week’s Six Pillars radio show: an in depth tour of “I Am Ashurbanipal, King of the World” currently on show at The British Museum London. One of history’s most dominant Kings, this Assyrian has yet been forgotten. A fierce, entirely merciless warrior, a proud scholar (the first in his line), empire-builder, a self-proclaimed king-slayer, … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast: London Contemporary Music Festival
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Six Pillars Broadcast: London Contemporary Music Festival

This week, Igor Toronyi-Lalic, Artistic Director of the London Contemporary Music Festival joins us to discuss LCMF, “an exploration into how to programme a music festival” as much as a celebration of choice international contemporary music and it’s history. We sample discuss the programming of BME performers and composers over the years and sample a … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Photo London II
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Photo London II

  Accounts from Moroccan artist CAROLLE BÉNITAH (*1965, Morocco), showing with Bildhalle Gallery, Zurich and Iranian artist AZADEH AKHLAGHI, (*1978 Iran), showing with Mohsen Gallery, Iran. Both artists use photography and we caught up with them while they were on display at Photo London 2018, Somerset House. Describing their process, motivation and subject matter we … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – MENASA Folk, Electronica, Classical
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Six Pillars Broadcast – MENASA Folk, Electronica, Classical

Select folk, electronica and classical music from North Africa, South Asia and Middle East. Featuring Kurdish-Iranian kamancheh player Kayhan Kalhor, Egyptian DJ Ghazi (featuring vocals by Abdullah El Miniawy), Pirayeh Pourafar, Sevdaliza, Dagadana and North Lab and two tracks from a new release by Jordanian band Albaitil Ashwai. (Image: Ebay Listings selling Afghan Clothing Items) Continue reading