credit: Duo Blau
Growing up in a Muslim Iranian family in a small Christian town in the middle of Sweden, Nadia Tehran was seemingly destined to explore the limits and boundaries of personal and political identity - right in the gap between systems and beliefs, belonging nowhere and everywhere equally.
Coming up through rap from a foray in punk with a modus operandi of “I Am What I Do, And I Do What I Want”, her work is a simultaneously supercharged and burnt out display of anti-authoritarianism, endless highs and chaotic heartbreak; a thorny yet ecstatic experience on unoccupied territory.
Nadia´s battle-ready juxtaposition of DIY pop, frantic electronics and enthralling, fragile melodies is a mixture of musical nuances that inevitably reflects the approach that she’d rather raise her voice than lower it.
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