Alternative/Indie Ambient Arab Music Armenian Music Balkan Folk Dub Electronica Ethnic Ethnocore Folk Iranian Music Music Music Videos Palestinian Music Rock

[Music] Byzantine Time Machine – Adventure In Istanbul

Byzantine Time Machine are a new discovery, thanks to a darling friend in Italy who hipped me to their mix of ethno-dub music a few months ago.

60s 70s Easy Listening Ethnic Exotica Folk Iranian Music Lounge Mixcloud Music Music Podcasts Radio Programs Rock

[Music Podcast] Iranian Psychedelic

Another classic podcast by Adam Kvasnica, who spins timeless weird Iranian grooves.

Arab Music Balkan Folk Ethnic Greek Music Indian Music Iranian Music Kurdish Music Music Videos Turkish

[Music] Mehmet Polat Trio – Everything Is In You!

Turkish oudist Mehmet Polat, a familiar name to this blog, has new music available!

Ethnic Iranian Music Music Music Videos

[Music] Esfahan Ensemble – Sinay

I can’t find a thing on the band, but the Esfahan Ensemble produce lovely Persian music.

Classical Music Ethnic Iranian Music Music Music Videos Uncategorized

[Music] Majid Derakhshani, Mahdieh Mohammadkhani and Mah Ensemble – Az Doost Dashtan, Gerye Midahad Saz, – Khooshe Chin

There’s simply not enough information out there to write about either Majid Derakhshani, Mahdieh Mohammadkhani or The Mah Ensemble, but you will enjoy this 17-minute performance.  It’s sublime.

Classical Music Ethnic Iranian Music Music Music Videos

[Music] Hossein Alizâdeh – Tasnif ‘Jaan-e Man’ – My Soul (feat. Hamavayan Ensemble)

Hossein Alizâdeh is an Iranian master of the tar and setar, both related to the western guitar. In this video, he is teaming with the singer Raha and The Hamavayan Ensemble, his personal group.

Arab Music Ethnic Folk Instrumental Iranian Music Music Music Videos

[Music] Faran Ensemble – Dune

The Faran Ensemble are a rather spectacular World Music group out of Israel, taking elements of the music of their neighbors. They are a band to watch out for in the coming years.

Alternative/Indie Iranian Music Music Music Videos Rock

[Music] Comment Band – Lahzeha

Even in Tehran, one can find good-quality alternative music. Here’s Comment Band, one of the better acts in town.

Ethnic Exotica Iranian Music Jazz Music Music Videos

[Video] Lloyd ‘Doc’ Miller – Oriental Jazz

Lloyd Miller should be given a statue for the work he did in developing World Music and ethnic jazz. Here he is discussing working with Iranian music in a jazz context. Brilliant material.

Ethnic Iranian Music Music Music Videos

[Video] Ghazal – You Are My Moon

Ghazal are an Iranian-Indian supergroup of sorts comprised of Kayhan Kalhor from Kurdish Iran on kamencheh, sitarist Shujaat Khan and tabla player Swapan Chaudhuri, who both hail from India.