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Photo of Kasra V & Sepehr with a flower motif

Kasra V & Sepehr will release a new EP, ‘Do’, under their collaborative Flower Storm alias next month. Have an exclusive first listen to ‘Against...

Kasra V poses in a forest while wearing a pale blue suit

Kasra V has shared details of a new EP, ‘Flood the Club’, alongside its first track, ‘Big Time Business’. ‘Flood the Club’ is released on...

Premiere: Emsho ‘Down Time’

Apranik Records has announced a new compilation, ‘Intended Consequence’, focused on electronic music made by Iranian women. Have an exclusive first listen to Emsho’s ‘Down...

Apranik Records announces new compilation of electronic music by Iranian women, ‘Intended Consequence’

Apranik Records has announced a new compilation focused on electronic music made by Iranian women. 'Intended Consequence' will be released on 4th August and you...

Graphic featuring the photos of AIDA + Nesa, PEGAH, Doci, Ronisa + Milli, Paramida, Sepehr, and Maral within a green outline of Iran

For years, Iranian electronic musicians have sought to explore both the beauty and struggles of their home country through art, reflecting its culture, life and nature. Since the country’s recent uprising, sparked by police brutality and the fight for women’s rights, this has felt more pertinent and powerful than ever. Here, alongside a mix of Iranian electronic music from San Francisco-based DJ AIDA, Marke Bieschke speaks to 10 artists from Iran and its diaspora about their work, and the common threads that link them across continents

“You used to know who everyone was, there were so few of us,” says producer and Shaytoon label head Sepehr of the Iranian/Iranian diaspora's electronic...

Maral sitting in front of a glass door, her fender stratocaster at her back and her studio equipment laid out on the floor in front of her

Los Angeles-based, Iranian-American artist Maral celebrates Nowruz – Persian New Year – and the arrival of spring with her 80-minute, genre-spanning Fresh Kicks mix, and speaks to Eoin Murray about sampling, the influence of nature on her music, her unconventional DJing technique, and the inherent beauty of resistance

“Music, poetry and nature: those are the tenets of being Iranian,” says Maral, the Los Angeles-based artist whose innovative releases and DJ mixes merge elements...

New Iranian electronic music compilation announced in support of women’s rights movement

Iranian artists AIDA and Nesa Azadikhah are launching their new label Apranik Records with a compilation in support of the country's women's rights movement. Listen...

lafawndah

Lafawndah has released a new single in support of women's rights in Iran. The Paris-raised artist - who is of Iranian, Egyptian and English descent...

RadioAlhara Iranian solidarity

Palestinian station Radio AlHara is broadcasting two 12-hour specials today and tomorrow, Thursday 29th and Friday 30th September 2022, to show solidarity with ongoing protests...

The trio have been found guilty of ‘spreading propaganda against the system’...

Three Iranian musicians started three-year jail sentences at the weekend for distributing underground music online, after an appeals court upheld their conviction from a trial...

Trailer for the new film shows two DJs defying the Iranian regime...

A new documentary about two techno producers in Tehran’s underground techno scene is set to be toured internationally at a number of film festivals. Watch...

We asked DJs their predictions for the World Cup..

Who do you want to win the World Cup?
“As a fantasy it'd like to see Iran win (or at least go to the second...