Byzantine Time Machine are a new discovery, thanks to a darling friend in Italy who hipped me to their mix… Read more [Music] Byzantine Time Machine – Adventure In Istanbul
https://www.mixcloud.com/widget/iframe/?feed=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mixcloud.com%2Fadamkvasnica3%2Firanian-psychedelic%2F&light=1 Another classic podcast by Adam Kvasnica, who spins timeless weird Iranian grooves.
Turkish oudist Mehmet Polat, a familiar name to this blog, has new music available!
I can’t find a thing on the band, but the Esfahan Ensemble produce lovely Persian music.
There’s simply not enough information out there to write about either Majid Derakhshani, Mahdieh Mohammadkhani or The Mah Ensemble, but you… Read more [Music] Majid Derakhshani, Mahdieh Mohammadkhani and Mah Ensemble – Az Doost Dashtan, Gerye Midahad Saz, – Khooshe Chin
Hossein Alizâdeh is an Iranian master of the tar and setar, both related to the western guitar. In this video,… Read more [Music] Hossein Alizâdeh – Tasnif ‘Jaan-e Man’ – My Soul (feat. Hamavayan Ensemble)
The Faran Ensemble are a rather spectacular World Music group out of Israel, taking elements of the music of their… Read more [Music] Faran Ensemble – Dune
Even in Tehran, one can find good-quality alternative music. Here’s Comment Band, one of the better acts in town.
Lloyd Miller should be given a statue for the work he did in developing World Music and ethnic jazz. Here… Read more [Video] Lloyd ‘Doc’ Miller – Oriental Jazz
Ghazal are an Iranian-Indian supergroup of sorts comprised of Kayhan Kalhor from Kurdish Iran on kamencheh, sitarist Shujaat Khan and… Read more [Video] Ghazal – You Are My Moon