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Hermes Records Exclusive MP3s

February 2009

Listen to three exclusive tracks from Tehran's Hermes Records...

Babak Sharifi & Pejman Hadadi's "Act 1" from the album Release, a collection of improvisations based around Kurdish folk melodies from Iran, Turkey and Iraq.

"Face To Face" from the album Call To Love by Zarbang Ensemble, a collective of Afghani and Iranian percussionists reworking traditional tribal, Persian and Sufi rhythms

"The Escape" from the album Song of Sparrows by Hossein Alizadeh. Originally a soundtrack fo Majid Majidi's 2008 film about an Ostrich keeper, the album also consists of new work inspired by the film.

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