July To July - Supersci* - Pinetrees On The Pavement (Album Sampler) (CDr), Sonata K 450 - Various - Gold Baroque (CD), Erstarrung - Schubert* - Hermann Prey, Irwin Gage - Winterreise D 911 (CD), Little Fluffy Clouds (Ambient MK I), The Deep - Oddhoody - The Deep (Cassette), Make A Move On Me - Olivia Newton-John - The Definitive Collection (CD), Ding Dong (The Saddest Man Alive), For Your Loathe - Last Stop China Town - For Your Loathe + True Faith (CD), You Are The Sun - The Gents - How It All Began (CD, Album), Young Time - M. Zalla - The Folk Group (CD, Album)
3 thoughts on “ Untitled - Sote - Hardcore Sounds From Tehran (Cassette, Album) ”
What would Dariush Dolat-Shahi’s Electronic Music, Tar And Sehtar classic sound like if he had access to a Serge modular and digital applications in ? That notion is beautifully answered in Sote’s remarkable Sacred Horror In Design, which was produced in Tehran, Iran as the sonic quota of an A/V collaboration with Tarik Barri, commissioned for a performance at the edition of.
Sote’s intrepid and complex Hardcore Sound Of Tehran cassette album (released last year on UK label Opal Tapes) is indicative of the levels of experimentalism and expression happening in Tehran. The album’s foreword, by experimental peer Siavash Amini, is particularly telling of where the Tehran scene is at and how it arrived here.
The fourth International Cassette Store Day just happened last weekend, bringing together listeners, labels, and artists obsessed with the format for several special releases and instore shows from LA to London to Tokyo to Auckland.. The various reasons for the format’s resurgence as a force to reckoned with are now well documented – cheapness of production, ease of distribution, that.