Six Pillars Broadcast – Omid Walidzadeh Guest Mix
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Omid Walidzadeh Guest Mix

Omid has been a guest on Six Pillars since the days of Myspace, (around 2006) and his career in USA has flourished since we first were in touch. Based in California, Omid began creating heavily sampled hip hop and other forms of electronic music for film and music release after a bachelor in recording arts … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Tehran Trap: Noisetrappy
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Tehran Trap: Noisetrappy

    A bespoke show from Iran, 23 year old talent Noisetrappy takes over with 30 minutes of Tehran Trap. This show was produced entirely over Instagram between Six Pillars producer Fari Bradley and Noisetrappy. Recorded in Tehran, where Noisetrappy (aka Amir) collaborates with other musicians his age to create a specific danceable sound between … Continue reading

Broadcast Times – July 2016
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Broadcast Times – July 2016

In the 12+ years we’ve been making Six pillars we’ve hardly taken a break. This past 6 weeks have been a time of travel (Bahrain, Sharjah UAE and Beirut), amassing sounds and ideas, while our sister show Free Lab Radio has continued offering up leftfield dance music for the discerning listener on Resonance104.4FM and Resonance … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – New Music from Iran VI
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This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – New Music from Iran VI

This week on Six Pillars we’ve commissioned two shows from Tehran-based producer Siavash Amini, aka The Waterfront. This week’s episode looks at new ambient music released from Iran in 2014. Earlier episodes, and this time last year in fact, we heard Amini discuss his methods for composition and research online and about the state of … Continue reading

Remixed in Egypt
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Remixed in Egypt

Based in Egypt, video remixer and music producer BluFrank is developing his aesthetic based on 80s North African pop culture and early computer programming. Naturally there are elements of Italo disco (check his Imagination Flashback mix below) and Arab pop as well as synth pop and old skool house, but with his work still being … Continue reading

Currently Listening to…Sepehr Haghighi
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Currently Listening to…Sepehr Haghighi

Recently released is this first album (DIY, 95 hard copies for sale) from our Iran-UK Sonics Residency participantsSepehrHaghighi in Rasht. At our behest he’s also created aBandcamp page for the album where you can pay what you will. This instrumental album contains 13 tracks of electronic compositions. Already renowned for an analytical approach to contemporary … Continue reading