Monthly Archives: October 2007

Ershaad wins the first rond!

While “Hozeye Honari” (that had issued the permit for DARKOOB’s debut concert) tried to explain away the sudden cancellation by suggesting that the concert hall was inappropriate, Ershaad (which according to rumours had cancelled the show as a move in its war … Continue reading

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Smash the pig for the Pink!

Pink Floyd is to release a limited boxset featuring the entire Pink Floyd studio album catalogue packaged as mini-vinyl reproductions!!! Talking about ULTIMATE!!! I’m gonna smash my piggy bank unless some wonderful person comes along and buys this baby for … Continue reading

Posted in International Music, Miscellaneous

FlashBack # 3

Through the years no other music act has inspired and influenced me so profoundly as MODERN TALKING has! The German showbusiness entrepreneur and HIT manufacturer Dieter Bohlen couldn’t have discovered a better vocal prodigy for his songs than Thomas Anders’ … Continue reading

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The Complete Series

If you are a fan of American TV-series then November is a month you should mark in your calendar! Since many of the last decade’s popular series are to be released in complete sets. Take the Seinfeld boxset for instance, … Continue reading

Posted in 30nema, Miscellaneous

Drawing decently dirty

My girlfriend forwarded this clip to me, knowing me she knew that I’d love it and I do! This guy is really good!! WARNING: If you get offended by sexuality in art, even though its comic, then don’t do what … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, The Gallery

New Release: Moein – “Toloo”

Moein’s (least said) highly awaited and anticipated album is finally released after five years of postponing, on MZM: http://musicboxla.com/moeintolou.html  

Posted in Iranian Music, New Releases, News

Free ebooks from Project Gutenburg

Need books and are short of cash? Then I highly recommend Project Gutenburg, a library of 20000 free ebooks whose copyright has expired in the USA Book listings! A collection compiled by tens of thousands of volunteers! Have a nice reading! 😉 … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous

Del-Shodegun

Del-Shodegun is the alias of a mysterious US-based rapper whose voice we’ve heard on Farez’ debut album as a guest rapper. Personally I’m not big on the generic and repetitive Persian HIP HOP music wherein almost everyone imitates each other … Continue reading

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DARKOOB’s debut concert cancelled!

The “Darkoob” group’s first concert which was to fuse the folk music of Iran, Latin America and Africa instrumentally was cancelled the day before the event! Rumours have that the reason for cancellation is the still ongoing dispute between Ershaad and … Continue reading

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Farhad Awards

The first Farhad Mehrad Awards are to be held soon and young artists are encouraged to submit material in three categories for the panel’s judgement. The categories are the following: voice/singing, composition/arrangement and poetry/lyrics. The winner of each category will … Continue reading

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