This Week’s Six Pillars: Lina Lazaar, JAOU Tunis
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This Week’s Six Pillars: Lina Lazaar, JAOU Tunis

Ahead of our broadcasts direct from JAOU Festival, Bardo Museum, Tunis, 28-31 May 2015, we speak to JAOU founder, Lina Lazaar. Ahead of their series of broadcasts from the JAOU Tunis conference this May, Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver interview Lina Lazaar, Associate Editor of Ibraaz, Sotheby’s specialist in Post War and Contemporary Art and … Continue reading

New Podcast – Kronos Quartet – Warp and Weft
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New Podcast – Kronos Quartet – Warp and Weft

Tar o Pood (Persian for warp and weft) is a collaboration between Kronos Quartet and Iranian-Canadian Sabha Aminikia. We interview violinist and Kronos Quartet founder David Harrington, ahead of the performance at San Francisco’s Switchboard Festival, on how their work is centred on a politics heavily informed by the group’s feelings about their own country’s … Continue reading

Tonight’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Hoover Up The Sky
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Tonight’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Hoover Up The Sky

This week we sample music from Iran featuring clarinet and hoover. This is a reappropriated household object that is close to our heart. Duet for Clarinet & Vacuum by Soheil Peyghambari treats the concept of household objects as traditional drones surprisingly well in this piece; there is non of the flamboyant arbitrariness that contemporary classical composers … Continue reading

This Week’s Radio Show – New Music from Iran IV
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This Week’s Radio Show – New Music from Iran IV

This episode in the New Music from Iran series is a selection by electronic producer Tegh. Shahin Entezami, named Tegh after a sound – like the sound your speaker makes when it’s turned on or off – is from Tehran, Iran. At 22 he’s a musician who associates himself with Ambient/Drone/Experimental/IDM music.  Entezami started producing … Continue reading