Six Pillars Screening – Sharjah Art Foundation, Nov 1st
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Six Pillars Screening – Sharjah Art Foundation, Nov 1st

“Sound as a Genre and Protagonist” was the title of one of the public programmes on Sound Art at Tashkeel, Dubai in September, focusing on the importance and abuse of sound in film. This was presented by resident artist, Six Pillars producer Fari Bradley who has reviewed cinema on BBC UK national radio film programmes … Continue reading

This Week’s Radio Show – Ticket Give-Away, Kayhan Kalhor Concert, London
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This Week’s Radio Show – Ticket Give-Away, Kayhan Kalhor Concert, London

This week we sample the sounds of Kuridsh-Iranian spiked fiddle impresario Kayhan Kalhor and the rebetika of Ҫiğdem Aslan who performs at the same concert – to which we have 6 tickets to give away! As well we sample the voice and music of multi-media artist Firouz Farmanfarmaian ahead of his interview on Six Pillars. Ticket … Continue reading

New Podcast – #IranUKSonics
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New Podcast – #IranUKSonics

The focus of this show is experimental music from Iran, ahead of our UK residency for Iranians musicians and sound artists Iran-UK Sonics. We sample submissions to the residency, which is a two week collaboration at London College of Communication from 9th December 2013, with a live performance at Southbank Centre. The 5 participants join … Continue reading

Folk Guitar and Young Batons – This Week’s Radio Show
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Folk Guitar and Young Batons – This Week’s Radio Show

TICKET GIVE AWAY ALERT!  See below. Why do young people today still enjoy and replay the tunes of hundreds of years ago? Do they still speak to them as they once spoke to contemporaries of the composer? The evidence says yes, and while London hosts it’s own open-minded yet traditional orchestra, The Collaborative Orchestra, in … Continue reading

New Podcasts – New Music from Iran IV, Creative Time USA and The Moving Museum
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New Podcasts – New Music from Iran IV, Creative Time USA and The Moving Museum

Producer Tegh takes the play-list in hand this week, highlighting collaborations not just in Iran, but inside Malaysia and between UK and Tehran as well. We’ve played Tegh before on the show, he’s really coming into his own as a producer with several projects on the go. Some very powerful tracks in this episode. Listen … Continue reading

Closing Party Tonight – ‘New Player’s New Roles’ Exhibition
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Closing Party Tonight – ‘New Player’s New Roles’ Exhibition

For tonight’s closing party we begin with a discussion at 7pm between participating graphic designer Maral Pourkazemi, curator Aser el Saqqa of Arts Canteen and the curator of New Players New Roles, Fari Bradley. Not having writing extensively about the show, instead allowing interpretations from Indian arts writer Rajesh Punj and leaving the curation and … Continue reading