Apr 01, 2010, 06:00AM

Iran's outlawed underground indie pop

The Guardian profiles the Iranian indie pop duo, Take It Easy Hospital. Three years ago, NPR did a similar piece on Hypernova.

Manal Lutfi provides some background.

At first glance, Take It Easy Hospital look like any other aspiring indie duo. Dressed in impeccable Shoreditch chic – plaid shirt and skinny jeans for him, cute vintage dress, black tights and brogues for her – their teenage epiphanies came on copied cassettes of Nirvana and Pink Floyd, while these days they're more into Sigur Rós and Foals.


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