Tizi is out now! Alexie featuring Mehr.
Shout out to all the female musicians from the Middle East who are fighting against inhumane laws to make their voice heard. This is for you!
A new single from Ghogha and Alexie Ivanovich produced by Bahram!
Bahram is back with a new single track called ''Beshno'' (En: Listen Up) produced by Peymandegar. Energetic confrontational hip hop with groovy electronic sounds and a whole bunch of mind-changing social commentary delivered with an old school flow.
GOSAST (En: Rupture) is the name of Ashkan Mousavi's debut album. It's an artfully unique prog-rock project with some exquisite electronic and hip hop influences. Gosast will be available on all digital music distribution channels on Dec 30, 2020.
New single track called "BIHOVIAT" by Iranian rapper ELHAM is now available for downloads. It will be released on digital music stores on November 23, 2020 for streams/downloads on Apple Music, Spotify etc.
A group of highly talented instrumentalists from different parts of Iran have sent us videos playing different pieces of GOZAAR EP album. We made a video to celebrate this. Click on the link below to check it out.
Bahram will be dropping his brand new EP album called Gozaar (Transition) at the same time as the Iranian new year. Produced by Nesa Azadikhah, Ashkan Mousavi and Peymandegar, the album will be available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play on March 22nd. Those who pre-order the album now, can have it sent to their email addresses on March 20.
Called as one of the 50 people shaping the culture of the Middle East, by Huffington Post, Bahram challenges the prevailing artistic and cultural consensus of the Iranian society. Rich in depth and cohesive in structure, his reflective and empathetic social criticism explores the alternative perspectives on the relationship between the individual and society showing us a new landscape where the old beliefs lose relevance and a new self thrives.
Setareh Malekzadeh is a photographer, visual artist and art director based in Stockholm, Sweden. She explores a wide range of styles and techniques to reflect on the complex dialectics of human-nature interaction opening up a mental space for fresh perspectives. She has a unique way of channeling musical ideas into abstract visuals through digital manipulation of forms and colors. She has also a background in rock, indie/alternative and hip hop music under the nickname of Ghogha. Educated in Arts Management, she is also the program director of Mideastunes, the platform for discovering independent musicians in the Middle East and North Africa.
Born and raised in Shiraz, the cultural capital of Iran, Peymandegar brings a vibrant and dynamic vibe into the Iranian hip hop and electronic music scene. He explores a unique fusion of different modern genres and tells a story that doesn’t need a single word to be understood. Beside the unique chronological depth in his music, his atmospheric and groovy instrumentals are rich in concept and complex in form but relatable at the same time. Peymandegar has successfully managed to make the electronica-inspired experimentalism flow through the structural patterns of abstract hip hop.
Nesa Azadikhah is a Tehran-based DJ, music producer, composer, sound artist, and musician. From playing Tonbak and Daf at the age of six to DJing at the age of sixteen in the Iranian underground dance scene, she has established herself as one of Tehran’s most in-demand electronic musicians, sound artists and composers. She is also the founder and managing director of Deep House Tehran, the leading underground house and electronic music magazine promoting Iranian electronic musicians and producing podcasts, dj sets, educational blogs, album reviews, interviews etc.
Ashkan Mousavi is a multi-genre sound technician, music producer, singer and songwriter based in Tehran, Iran. He studied sound design at MFT Tehran and Audio Engineering at SAE Dubai. His earlier career started in his dark basement where he explored rock and metal music and then gradually gravitated towards electronic and atmospheric music. He has been working with various artists and different projects as audio engineer and music producer. He is also active as the main contributor of an educational blog called "Export" published exclusively on Deep House Tehran music magazine providing practitioners with knowledge and expertise about sound design and audio engineering.
Elham has taken rap lyrics into a whole new level. She uses street language as the main source for poetic metaphors and sloppily-written artful lyrics that create surreal and absurd atmosphere. With a warm, deep and determined voice, Elham's music is incomparably unique. Educated in theater arts, acting and performing, she has also been directing, writing and acting in numerous theater and film productions.
Erfan Ashorioun is an interdisciplinary artist born in Isfahan, Iran in 1995. He is a visual artist with a background in musical composition and performance art, using digital tools to express the concept of abstract form degradation, inspired by natural, organic forms and phenomena. Erfan's works are created beyond the conventional aesthetics struggling to achieve a whimsical beauty through a technological approach in creating new ways of visual manipulation and production processes.
Alexie Ivanovich is a prolific producer, rapper and visual artist based in Iran who has been releasing consistently forward thinking music with uncompromising artistry and a hard cutting edge sound placing her at the forefront of Iran’s explosive Hip Hop scene. Awarded with UPA's scholarship, Alexie has been producing killer beats since 2020 under the supervision of New York based musician and sound artist Raz Mesinai.
We are always looking for new talents. Specially those who believe in change and progress as the essence of musicianship and have the courage to challenge the established practices and ideas. We are looking for those artists who are not afraid to think big. Those who want to make the next musical paradigm-shift happen.
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