Iranian Overload

Tomorrow Djing at the National Portrait Gallery, a musical journey from 1940s Iran through to the present day. As most musical forms were banned in 1979 and still are today, re-issue vinyl is generally out. After hours of hideous drums loops that come from Yamaha synths and pitch-correcter VFX, I have found a handful of gems that put the gain into the pain. This track by Clark is but light relief.... Tomorrow's event is free, and begins with a talk on the first floor about Iranian new year (happens now at the Vernal Equinox -that's Spring) and a free film screening of the as-yet unreleased This Is Not a Film, a film so hot it was smuggled out of Iran in a cake to Cannes last year. There's a joke in there somewhere....

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