porya hatami: all sounds
recorded: sanandaj iran
photography: william keckler
Porya Hatami is an experimental sound artist based in Sanandaj, Iran. Working in the field of ambient/minimal, his compositions explore the balance between electronics and environmental sounds, utilizing processed acoustic and electronic sources and field recordings.
On Shallow, Porya has masterfully sculpted three pieces that are rich in tone and effortlessly relaxed and spacious.
Shallow was mastered by M. Ostermeier.
Photography by William Keckler.
after the rain (9.51)
white forest (12.02)
"Consistent internal development sets Hatami apart from the pack." - Richard Allen, A Closer Listen
"On Shallow, he has undeniably reached a new plateau." - Tobias Fischer, Tokafi
"Shallow is an intense 43 minutes of some of the most beautiful music put to tape." - Tome to the Weather Machine
"Yes, everything is perfect." - Fluid Radio
Wajobu | Music Won't Save You
Porya Hatami | homepage
Interviews | Tokafi | A Strangely Isolated Place
Land (Somehow Recordings, 2012; Inner Ocean, 2013)
Unstable (Nephogram, 2012)
The Black Woodpecker (Flaming Pines, 2012)
Land Remixes (Inner Ocean, 2013)
Shallow (Tench, 2014)