Iranian Music

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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Your Monday Briefing – The New York Times

Protests against the Covid pass are on the rise in France For the third week in a row, thousands of people took to the streets across France to protest the government’s health passes law, which bans people without proof of vaccination or a recent negative test for Covid-19 to access …

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“Hit The Road” by Panah Panahi – Deadline

A family goes on a trip with a difference of Take the road, a promising first feature film by Panah Panahi, presented in the Directors’ Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival. The son of Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi delivers a lean but touching drama with a winning humorous streak. …

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Schenectady’s Music Haven announces 2021 series

Schenectady’s Music Haven has announced a season of three regional and international talent shows after a one-year hiatus. The musicians will take the stage at Schenectady’s Central Park on August 15, 22 and 29. Since 1990 Music Haven has brought world class music to Schenectady. Although the series is shorter …

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