Meaning: valley (Welsh)
Porya Hatami (b.1981) is an experimental sound artist based in Sanandaj, Iran. His compositions explore the balance between electronics and environmental sounds, utilizing processed acoustic and electronic sources and field recordings.
His debut album released on UK based Somehow Recordings in January 2012. Since then, the prolific Hatami has worked with an international array of record labels including Tench, Dronarivm, Hibernate Recordings, Time Released Ssound, Wist, Nephogram, Flaming Pines, Carpe Sonum, Unknown Tone Records and Inner Ocean Records.
In 2014, Hatami started working with Berlin based Uwe Zahn (Arovane) and so far they released 4 album together. The latest “Organism” was released on Karlrecords in January, 2017. Hatami has collaborated with Darren Mcclure, Artificial Memory Trace, Darren Harper and Lee Anthony Norris.