Monthly Archives: August 2009

Record company turns into lamp shop!

Emtiaaz wrote in a recent issue that of all the 457 registered music companies in the country only 20 remain in business. While others have either gone belly up or changed nature of business, like Hamavaaz Ahang which ten years … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music, News

The back-rack

There was a time when bootylicious was THE word, when big booties were considered mainstream and ruled the world (not just mine)! A time wherein J.Lo., Shakira and Beyonce and their alikes dared to flaunt their superior posteriors, showing pride … Continue reading

Posted in International Music, Miscellaneous, The Fitting Room

Benyamin: Sirvan feeds off my success!

Sirvan Khosravi has on his facebook page mirrored an unknown interview with Benyamin Bahadori, in which Benyamin explains any possible success for Sirvan’s latest album “Saate 9” as a result of either a publicity stunt or good luck! He says … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music, News

Killing time creatively

I was once a huge admirer of the late poet/painter Sohrab Sepehri. Well I still am, but 15 years ago I did basically breathe his poetry! Sohrab’s gentle character and peaceful poetry have made him a mystic legend, someone who … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, The Gallery

Yazdani: I still haven’t heard from Santana!

Reza Yazdani recently said that even though his collaboration with Santana was announced last year he has yet not heard anything from the guitar legend’s manager and unless this happens soon he will have to record the track solo for … Continue reading

Posted in International Music, Iranian Music, News

IRI to invest exclusively in POP music

Abolfazl Hamrah, the director of the government’s Center of Culture and Art, announced that the institution will for the remaining of this year be exclusively engaging and investing in the fostering of POP music. The Shahyad (Azadi) tower and square … Continue reading

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Disclaiming deviance

Warning! If you happen to have a pair of nice legs, dress them in a short dress, cross them and frequently tap on your patterned-lace pantyhose-covered thighs, then there is a considerable risk that I re-watch your video over and … Continue reading

Posted in International Music, Iranian Music, Miscellaneous