|Salome Mc is a multi-media artist and the first woman in Iran to make hip-hop music. She’s released three music albums digitally, and has added video art to her field of work after moving to Japan. She’s had various performances, exhibitions and screenings around the world.
Her latest album “Excerpts From Unhappy Consciousness” (Nakhoshagah) was released on August 2017 and is lauded as the first Iranian Hip-Hop/Trip-Hop album produced by a woman.
|Mohsen Namjoo is an Iranian artist, songwriter, singer, music scholar and setar (traditional Persian lute) player based in New York City. Hailed as “the Bob Dylan of Iran” by the New York Times, Namjoo is a visionary artist who speaks for the youth in Iran. Seamlessly blending the Classical Persian setar with electric guitar, and rock and blues vocal techniques with Persian avaz (singing), he fuses the ancient with the current. Since his arrival to the U.S. in 2011, Namjoo has been touring the world to sold out concerts at prestigious halls such as Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco; Conservatorio Sala Verdi, Milan, Italy; Disney Hall, Los Angeles and many more. His latest album “Voices from the East” with Nederlands Blazers Ensemble was released on June, 2017.|