Six Pillars’ Broadcast – Nima Tehranchi
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Six Pillars’ Broadcast – Nima Tehranchi

Lyricist, singer, guitarist Nima Tehranchi (Arrows of Love, The Sliding Rule, formerly Hush the Many, Heed the Few) visits the studio to talk about his latest album release PRODUCT Your Soundtrack To The Impending Societal Collapse, 2018, which we’ll sample. Nima is a founding member of Arrows of Love – a five-piece group who released … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Film Review with Rammy Elsaadany: ‘In Between’ from Palestine
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Film Review with Rammy Elsaadany: ‘In Between’ from Palestine

Egyptian film maker Rammy Elsaadany joins us in the studio to review the film and soundtrack for ‘In Between’, an insightful take on the lives of modern Palestinian women by first time director Maysaloun Hamoud. Set in Tel Aviv, three different women navigate the trials of modern day urban living together. We’ll also listen to … 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

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Vice in Iran (It’s Not What You Think)

Vice Magazine brings its trademark irreverent humour to Iran and digs briefly into the film industry. “Iranians love the school of their children and the cinema” they are told. To be fair presenter, Shane Smith’s pronunciation isn’t that bad. A Canadian who’s made films for Vice looking at for example, Mexican cinema, Smith has a … Continue reading

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Fatshaker – a Film by Mohammad Shirvani

Filmmaker Mohammad Shirvani has a following on international festival circuits, but Fat Shaker is his first Iranian feature in the Sundance film festival is programmed in the reputedly under-appreciated New Frontier experimental section. This highly individualized work, remains unlikely to see exposure beyond film festival and educational settings in Europe and beyond, it is not … Continue reading

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Mahmood Schricker – New Album Review

Null is the debut album by Toronto based setar player Mahmood Schricker, a CD, as he puts it, that is Electro Persian music inspired by traditional Persian music and poetry. Iranian traditional instruments and vocals are successfully matched with the electronic elements employed by Shricker. This been achieved before by musicians as diverse as electrofolk singer Azzam Ali, kemenche player … Continue reading