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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

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Niyaz – Free Download

Mature sound from Niyaz (نياز), verging on the electronic this time for a very generous free MP3 download. We first sampled the San Francisco-based trio on the show in 2008 since which time they have released only 3 albums. Their new double-album Sumud is released May 22nd 2012 and features Indian as well as Afghan … Continue reading