Showcasing your talent to the worldPhoto credit: Talar Alyemezian, "Street lamps at Raouché" (h-pem Submission)
Music | ‘Vazgen the Urartian’ brings sounds of the Armenian Highlands to cyberspace Twenty-two-year-old Vazgen Barsegian has undergone quite the odyssey. Born in the bygone Armenian capital of Van (now located within the Republic of Turkey), now living in Glendale, Calif. (the unofficial capital of the Armenian diaspora), Vazgen’s passion and pursuits have led him to the internet, where he dishes up videos, tutorials, and performances on Armenian music, history, and all things Armenian for a wider audience. His YouTube channel, Vazgen the Urartian, offers up some sweet instructional content on traditional Armenian instruments. Check it out!
Music | 'Angels' in commotion above Sandmoon’s blazing guns For the past decade, Lebanese indie-rock-folk band, Sandmoon, has been shredding up the local music scene with its fresh, fluid compositions. Helmed by Lebanese-Belgian-Armenian Sandra Arslanian, the group’s fourth studio album, “Put a Gun/Commotion,” drops this spring. Check out “Angels,” the second single off the upcoming record, in our video section below!