Monthly Archives: August 2008

Namjoo defending Namjoo

As a response to the accusations against him Mohsen Namjoo has on his official website published a short note in which he explains that this issue has been long solved with the authorities, to whom he had submitted an open … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music, News

Watch SHOCK part 1

You can download and watch the controversial IRIB program SHOCK’s first episode about the Iranian RAP movement and its danger for society! Rappers are associated with Satanism and drug addiction! This is a MUST WATCH program!   all 3 parts … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music

low quantity and quality of releases puts customers off!

The owner of one of Tehran’s many music stores on the verge of bankruptcy complains about the dire state of the industry and the crashing sales numbers. He claims that everyday many potential customers visit his store for new releases … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music, News

Pedgy Drama’s Blog

In an attempt to get readers writing, a week ago I welcomed everybody who blogs to contact me and submit links to their blogs. I also promised to share those I found interesting and suitable with fellow readers. The first blog I intend to share … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Recommended Blogs

New Release: Jahan- “Lahzehaaye Aasheghi””

Rumour has that Jahan was seen at Beethoven Music Store in Tehran last year before its bankruptcy, looking for albums of late Banan! And that remakes are to be found on the new album. I dont know how much of … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music, New Releases

The summer is almost over …

At least here in northern Europe! But seeing these latest pics of miss Shahi somehow, someway makes it start all over again! …and again! I think I need another vacation! ;p

Posted in 30nema, Miscellaneous

SHOCK, Rap and Satanism!

Following Ershaad’s call to a stand against “unhealthy music” as a national threat channel 3 of the state television (IRIB) is about to start a new program series called SHOCK, aiming to present RAP music along with Satanism and drug … Continue reading

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Ershaad: de Burgh hasn’t applied for permit

According to Fars News Agency, Ershaad claims that no permit has been issued for Chris de Burgh’s scheduled concerts in Iran since there has been no application submitted for one by anyone! And thereby rejecting ARIAN’s manager Mohsen Rajabpour’s claim that a … Continue reading

Posted in International Music, Iranian Music, News

Departure of a Cultural Guardian

I just heard that the renowned lyricist/poet/writer Tooraj Negahban has passed away! Neghaban was a prominent member of the legendary “Golhaa” show in Iran and written numerous lyrics for artists such as late Hayedeh, Mahasti, Banan, Delkash and Googoosh. Among … Continue reading

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Shahrzad is back with new stories to tell

I’ve always enjoyed Shahrzad Sepanlou’s music and respected her integrity as an artist. A highly (by our industry) underappreciated talent, unfortunately! Its been years since her last album but now she is back with new independent songs on her myspace. In … Continue reading

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