Monthly Archives: August 2007

FlashBack # 1

With the mainstream music-televisions being commercially devoted to the trends of time and disposable videos of the day one cant help but to praise youtube for its capacity as a forum to allow veteran music fans making nostalgic videos accessible … Continue reading

Posted in FlashBack, International Music, Miscellaneous

Sami sings in Persian, in his mother-toungue!

The Iranian-born and UK-based young singer Sami Yusuf who emphasises his Muslim identity and background in his music has been ranked by TIME as the biggest and most influential “rockstar” of the Muslim world at the moment! Yusuf himself aims … Continue reading

Posted in International Music, Iranian Music, News

OOP 300

I finally snapped out of my 300-irrationality (if you recall my post around the release of the movie) and got myself an already out of print (OOP) Australian Limited Edition of the movie with the “Art of the Movie” book … Continue reading

Posted in 30nema, Miscellaneous


It all began with a teaser and a date for a nameless movie at the premier of TRANSFORMERS! In more than a month now the LOST creator J. J. Abrams’ new mysterious “Project Cloverfield” aka “Monstrous” has puzzled my mind … Continue reading

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Too sexy for the industry?

Sepideh’s album “No Fear” is out, after months of delay and a change of label. I’m happy to see that its with the original cover image which I’ve loved ever since I saw it in the advert last year! Yes … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music

Cameron Cartio gets covered

  Cameron Cartio’s song “Toyi Aziazam” has been released in Arabic-English as “Hayati” by Valentino (if we got our Iranian artists going by Italian names why shouldnt Arab artists do the same!lol Then again just because the title is in Arabic we … Continue reading

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New Release: Sepideh & Farez

Two brand new releases by Tapesh Records on MZM are Sepideh’s “No Fear” and Farez’ “Persianality”:

Posted in Iranian Music, New Releases

Lack of concert halls, a blow to POP music!

As you’ve previously read in this blog the domestic POP establishment stresses the urgent need for new concert halls since the current existing ones are far too limited in both numbers and seats to accommodate all artists of all genres. … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music, News

Review Update: Erfan is not the singer!

  By now you must have read the review on Erfan’s debut, here is an update. Erfan contacted me later and explained a couple of questions raised in the review: – The singer in the song “Jaade” is not Erfan … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music, Review Update

I want her under my skin!

For someone who has not a single drop of body ink on his skin I sure am extremely fascinated by the art of tattooing (even though I’m secretly designing a huge motif for my upper arm and shoulder for a … Continue reading

Posted in 30nema, Miscellaneous, The Gallery