Monthly Archives: January 2010

Assar: Ershaad is harsh on me!

Ali Reza Assar has in an interview with Moosighie Maa blamed the one-year postponing of his seventh album on Ershaad’s harsh restrictions and treatment of him. It is very hard to work these days, he says, many of my pieces … Continue reading

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Second time’s a charm for the orchids?

ILNA reports that from the 36 POP acts aspiring to preform only 12 have been approved and qualified to compete in the 25th Fajr Music Festival. One of these acts is the all-female Orkideh (Orchide) band led by Orkideh Hajivandi … Continue reading

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To declare before the turn in …

Friday is long gone on this side of the globe and as I am to retire I had to post this jam before I called it a day! Heard it for the first time tonight and just can’t get the … Continue reading

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Wash away your sins in the sanua!

Can the Finns make horror movies? Well last year we saw that the Swedes can make great vampire movies, so anything is possible. I’ve just watched “Sauna“. You might know that the people of the Nordic countries, Finland in particular, … Continue reading

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Lohrasebi: love songs can’t be upbeat!

In an interview with ARMAN newspaper Ali Lohrasebi explains that the reason why his music is considered old-fashioned and even outdated by many is because people’s preferences have changed and they expect spectacles and surprises rather than countability and consistency! … Continue reading

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