“BaranBand gets their audience invariably to dance!”
Baran is kurdish and means rain. Rain cleans, refreshes and creates new similar to this band. BaranBands music consist own compositions and new arrangements of old traditional Persian and kurdish compositions.
BaranBand was established in February 2013, and its members represent different musical cultures, genres and roots. These different backgrounds makes Barans music eclectic and it always sounds fresh. The band has become known for energetic live performances, and it is leaded by charismatic brothers Gian and Marouf Majidi.
Buy the “Mn Bo To” -album here!
Global Fest 2018, Music Centre, Sonore
Bar Loose, Helsinki, Finland
“The BaranBand cd expresses an exhilarating sound full of joy of life – which insists on the listener getting seriously up to dance and party.”
(5 stars from Mari Koppinen/Helsingin Sanomat 14.6.2017)
“…It is a road that at first glance is a single long Kurdish-Persian party of percussion and vocal singing, sometimes imposing, sometimes blunt, but as in closer listening it usually has a humid rain-gray cloud hanging on the horizon.”
(Lira Magazine, Sweden #4 2017)
“Majidi Brothers music trails came from Iran to Finland -The world music now raises international interest and the debut album is full ten”
(Harri Römpötti, Helsingin Sanomat 6.2017)
“The Majidi brothers have distilled their experiences and musical influences into a titillating album that will knock your socks off!”
(Finnish Music Quarterly, Sep 2017 by Amanda Kauranne)