Iran

Sevdaliza

by Editor | 12th May 2017

The daring, nuanced approach of Dutch-Iranian artist Sevdaliza means she surely deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as the likes of Arca, Kelela and fka Twigs. On her debut album ISON, released without warning last month, she drapes a smooth, lush R&B veil over deep, rewarding depths. Currently on tour throughout Europe, Sevdaliza’s […]

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Raving Iran documentary tracks Tehran’s techno scene

by Editor | 29th April 2017

Having won numerous awards at documentary-orientated film festivals over the past year, Susanne Regina Meures’s ‘Raving Iran’ is now slowly coming to cinemas near you. It follows the story of Anoosh and Arash, two techno DJs who throw underground parties in Iran. After gaining unwanted attention from the police after distributing their album independently, they¬†eventually […]

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Iran

Siavash Amini

by Editor | 29th September 2016

‘Fading Shadows Of Dusk’ has to be one of the downright prettiest tracks we’ve hosted on MusicMap thus far. The lead track from Flaming Pines’ ‘Absence’ compilation (whose job it was to highlight Iranian experimental music) is a ghostly, emotional composition that utilises field recordings and piercing ambience to create its engrossing effect. Absence by […]

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Sevdaliza

by Editor | 12th May 2017

The daring, nuanced approach of Dutch-Iranian artist Sevdaliza means she surely deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as the likes of Arca, Kelela and fka Twigs. On her debut album ISON, released without warning last month, she drapes a smooth, lush R&B veil over deep, rewarding depths. Currently on tour throughout Europe, Sevdaliza’s […]

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Raving Iran documentary tracks Tehran’s techno scene

by Editor | 29th April 2017

Having won numerous awards at documentary-orientated film festivals over the past year, Susanne Regina Meures’s ‘Raving Iran’ is now slowly coming to cinemas near you. It follows the story of Anoosh and Arash, two techno DJs who throw underground parties …

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