Iranian Music

How to make lockdown dinners more interesting

There is something comforting about sitting down for a nice dinner. For those of us in confinement, this is one of the little joys that we can still easily enjoy. To bring some novelty to dinner time lately, Jannine Graham and her partner Julia have come up with a game. …

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In pursuit of heaven on earth – Journal

ABDUL Ghaffar, a Tehsildar (local official), was recently posted to Nushki, a town southwest of Quetta. The N-40 highway, known locally as the Quetta-Taftan highway, connects Lakpass, Quetta, to Taftan, a town on the border with Iran. This route is used by Pakistanis, mostly from the Punjab, to get to …

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She couldn’t understand it

Iranian-Dutch pop singer Sevda Alizadeh (Tehran, 1987) was a professional basketball player and made her singer debut in 2017 with the album. Raison. Sevdaliza creates alternative electronic music linked to trip hop. His poetic words often deal closely with depression, fears and pain. Her second album was released last year …

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Listen to new single from Hyper Planet – the amazing Iranian prog-metal band backed by Bumblefoot

Iranian prog-metallers Hyper Planet released a video for their latest single, Beyond the Laniakea – the first of their upcoming debut album. It’s an amazing slice of instrumental prog-metal that incorporates traditional Iranian influences alongside incredible playing by brothers Amin and Armin Saffar (on guitar and bass respectively). There’s even …

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