The Riff
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The Riff


Envision an Earth Without Music in the Rock Opera Opus, ‘Joe’s Garage’

Image Credit: Zappa Records

Times were rough for Iran in 1979, as a revolt against the government transformed Iran into an authoritarian landscape. Once Iran belonged to the rebels, they banned everything from women’s rights to music.



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Alexander Razin

Aficionado and connoisseur of obscure and strange music, movies, and TV. Fictional and non-fictional pieces have their place here, too