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Ballgard Interview + Live Studio Session

Iranian funk-rock band Ballgard play live at Resonance 104.4FM studios, London, interspersed with an interview with guitarist and original member Amin Dehnavi. Amin talks lyrics, emotions and practicalities with Fari Bradley ahead of their London gig, on Nov 23rd 2012. For this the reformed band will be supported by the aptly names King with No … Continue reading

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Ballgard Play London’s 100 Club

Remember these kooky fellows? They perform London’s historical 100 Club Sunday 9th September 2012, 7.30pm – 11pm It’s worth going just to see how they manage to enunciate their lyrics in such a powerful manner. Iranian satire at its best. Tickets are £15 HERE, and the band are supported by singer song-writer Haleh Mohajerani, on … Continue reading

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Six Pillars to Persia at Exit Festival, Serbia

Inside a grassy fortress on the banks of the river Danube, Six Pillars to Persia will be representing Resonance 104.4FM  this Friday at Exit Festival on the Suba Stage. Following on from our Amnesty event No.2 we were asked if we’d bring over three of the acts featured on the night: Hiatus and Arash Khalatbari … Continue reading

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Ebi Once and Over…..Six Pillars Broadcast April 19th 2010

Monday’s show was a musical tribute to Ebi before his impending performance at the Royal Albert Hall (pictured left), with an interview with Shahed Elahi Gomshaei (son of the famous philosopher loved by the young, the old and even the clerics) and an interview with Della from Gulan a Kurdish cultural organisation who are putting … Continue reading

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Iran’s Funk Scene in the 1970’s

Fari Bradley talks to Arash Saedinia, a Los Angeles-based music enthusiast and creator of the Fars Funk website, about his passion for vintage Persian popular recordings. Synthesizing indigenous traditions and Western influences, Iranian artists created a notable body of left-field psychedelic, rock, funk, and folk songs in the sixties and seventies. The show features songs … Continue reading