I came across this amazing project thanks to TEDx Yerevan. Loved the idea and wanted to share. More info below – check it out.
Comparing data from Armenian website rating engine Circle.am and newly released information from “AGB Nielsen Media Research” indicates, that online news readership is catching up with TV news audiences in Armenia.
Environmental activists Mariam Sukhudian and Yeghia Nersissian are blowing the whisle. They have visted the “Kaqavaberd” area of Khosrov Forest State Preserve and discovered remnants of endangered animals around what seems to be festive bonfires of a group of hunters.
When I first came across “Armenian Space Station’s” music video on Facebook this morning, I couldn’t have even imagined, that I would be glued to it for hours. Listening non-stop. Enjoying non-stop.
Los Angeles based musicians Greg Hosharian and Barrett Yeretsian never planned on forming a band.
“It just happened naturally,” says Hosharian on the group’s official website. “We were working on music for TV/Film and one of the instrumental pieces took on a life of its own.”
Yeretsian, a self-taught drummer, producer, songwriter and composer says, “…in any given song, we can go from a beautifully serene Armenian folk section to the heaviest, most progressive music we’ve ever written or performed. There is no hesitation to fully express ourselves.”
They officially ‘launched’ Armenian Space Station in Armenia in October, 2009 by performing in front of 1200 people in Moscow Cinema.
After their debut concert in Yerevan, Armenian Space Station added Clint Feddersen on bass and Phil Trujeque on guitar.
Since then, the group has released a 4-song E.P., played a U.S. debut show at the Roxy, shot a music video for “Escape Velocity” and has built a dedicated and rapidly growing fan base in the Los Angeles area.
PS: Here’s their musical playlist featuring 4 excellent pieces for your full enjoyment. Warning, take some bottled oxygen with you. Prolonged stay on-board of Armenian Space Station may take your breath away.
The Armenian hacker group has celebrated Armenia’s independence by hacking a bunch of Azerbaijani websites again.
PS: I like the background music. Looks like my good friends – Bambir are singin! :))
Armenia is celebrating today the 21st anniversary of its new independent statehood.
One of the 12 people who have walked on the moon – American astronaut Charles Duke will be included in the list of undesirable people in Azerbaijan as he “illegally visited” the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, which Azerbaijan considers its territory for some reason.
A secretly filmed video has emerged showing US Presidential candidate Mitt Romney disparaging Barack Obama voters at a private donor dinner.
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan publicly and demonstratively rebuked Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan (no relation) and senior government officials for misusing budget money in state procurement on Saturday during a meeting with the Cabinet.