Laleh, born in 1982 in Iran, is a swedisch actor and singer. She is very well known for her nice pop and indie folk music and had a huge succes with her album ‘Sjung’. Listen to her song “Some Die Young”:
Also listen to her great song “Vårens Första Dag”, in english “Spring’s First Day”:
Dariush Eghbali, born in 1952, is known as the greatest Iranian pop singers of all time. Listen to his wonderful voice in his great song “Donyaye In Roozaye Man”:
Thanks orientaldrumming for this nice one!
Googoosh, born in 1951, is a female pop singer from Tehran, also known as Faegheh Atashin. Listen to her nice piece “Baghe Bi Bargi”:
Thanks for this nice suggestion, Orientaldrumming!
MC Basstard, born in 1982 in Teheran, is a german horrorcore and mystic rapper. Listen to his track “Drachen Gift”:
Leila Arab, born in 1993, is a iranian electronic musician, now livining in London. Listen to the great song “Underwaters”:
Hossein Alizadeh is an Iranian composer, radif-preserver, researcher, teacher, and tar and setar instrumentalist and improviser, described by Allmusic as a leading Iranian classical composer and musician.
Djivan Gasparyan (var. Jivan Gasparyan;born October 12, 1928) is an Armenian musician and composer. He plays the duduk, a double reed woodwind instrument related to the orchestral oboe. Gasparyan is known as the Master of the duduk.
I´ve heard this today , a music proposal of Antje at the network Diaspora , while reading different postings and i was really impressed , thought immediately should share it with you , really a masterpiece of asian music .(Thanks to Antje :-) )
Kourosh Yaghmaie – known as Kourosh , was one of the first rock musicians of Iran in the seventies . Here is his song “Sarab “
Azam Ali ( born 1970 in Tehran, Iran) is a singer of Iranian descent living in Canada.Here is her song “Shirin”
Azam has collaborated in her career with many different artists and film composers: Serj Tankian (System Of A Down), Dredg, The Crystal Method, Juno Reactor, Buckethead, the film composer Tyler Bates (currently for the film 300) and Jeff Rona, Kodo and Mickey Hart.
Mamak Khadem – a female singer from Iran with her song Bigharar
Luke Slott is an Irish songwriter and singer. In his song “One Hundred Thousand Veils” he sings about the bad human rights in Iran, especially for the biggest religious minority, the Bahá’í community. You can download the song for free here, and please take a look at this site.