Monthly Archives: October 2008

De Burgh’s concert postponed indefinitely!

And finally the management of Taraneye Sharghi dares to admit what the authorities have been claiming all along, that there will be no Chris de Burgh concert! The concert has been postponed indefinitely and as you have been reading in … Continue reading

Posted in International Music, Iranian Music, News

Chic in the City

My girlfriend, just like most girls, is crazy about Sex and the City! She has watched every single episode at least a 100 times and each time its as if she is watching it for the first time! With same … Continue reading

Posted in 30nema, Miscellaneous

I miss those sexy glasses!

I have once said that if I was female and a celebrity I would have been Anastacia! Needless to say I’m a fan of the little lady, her strong voice and sexy image. Anastacia is back now after years of … Continue reading

Posted in International Music, Miscellaneous

The Festival Four

Soon a new music festival will see the light of day in Tehran! In affiliation with United Nation and in celebration of the World Aids Day the five day long event will kick off on December 1. Hosted by Niki … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music, News

Romantic Warrior

I finally watched “Mongol” last night! Had really looked forward to see this Russian adaptation of Genghis Khan’s rise to power. And what a cinematic experience it was, enhanced by the use of authentic language and sceneries. Every frame was … Continue reading

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Review Update: “Ya Ali” is “Ya Ghali”

I have told you before, I’m getting old! Yep! When I wrote the review on Nooshafarin’s latest, I applauded her decision to give credit to the original composer of the song “Ya Ali”. Today Ahmad, your fellow reader and one … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music, Review Update

McLachlan melancholia

The autumn is here with all its glorious melancholia and the mood calls for the elvish voice of Sarah McLachlan and her fairy melodies to echo through the moon-lit nights! As the result of a perfect timing a BEST OF … Continue reading

Posted in International Music, Miscellaneous

Hypocrisy of Piracy

When you visit the many blogfa blogs devoted to piracy and illegal distribution of Iranian music there is one certain behaviour which strikes one as peculiar in that particular context. And that is the choosing and picking of one single … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music

Yeganeh: I did release my songs illegally!

Mohsen Yeganeh whose legal album has sold more than 150.000 copies till this day, says in an interview with Shahrvande Emrooz that even though both his and Chavoshi’s music were recorded in and leaked from the same studio they never … Continue reading

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Ershaad: Music is not a “hobby”!

Hossein Arab Assadi of Ershaad said in a press conference that education is considered being one of the fundamental pillars of music and should not be pursued as a “hobby”! Anything but a “professional” approach is considered as undermining and … Continue reading

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