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Why Is Pink Floyd so Big in Iran?

by Elizabeth Ryan 

Tags: music, Hypernova, Iran, bands, Arts, Bidoun, Elizabeth Ryan,

bidoun-coverBidoun has a great interview with band members of Hypernova in their latest issue. Perhaps you’ve heard of them? The four rockers from Iran talked about the music scene in Tehran, what it was like to discover other bands in their country, and coming to the United States. Here’s a great snippet where Raam explains his theory about popular musical artists in Iran:

Source: Bidoun (article not available online)