Behnoud Mohammadi

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BEHNOUD MOHAMMADI (Tehran, Iran, 1992)
NEW MEDIA ARTIST, SOUND DESIGNER and COMPOSER
AKA: Thecimal, idft, Force Ignore, P01ntl355, havytna

Titles:
· Tehran Electronic Music Festival [Program And Technical Director]
· Nova Corp/Mechworld [Game Sound Designer]

Former Titles:
· Tehran Annual Digtal Arts Exhibition [Technical Assistant]
· 1oI Studios [Sound Designer]

2022

· Feb 5 / Taphephobia & IDFT - Kandu reviewed by raben-reports [website] (Germany)
2021

· Nov 7 / Taphephobia & IDFT - Kandu presented in UnexplainedSoundsGroup radio transmission 273 [website] (Italy)

· Oct 31 / Taphephobia & IDFT - Kandu presented in UnexplainedSoundsGroup radio transmission 272 [website] (Italy)

· Oct 30 / Taphephobia & IDFT - Kandu presented in This is Darkness [website] (US)

· Oct 24 / Taphephobia & IDFT - Kandu presented in Music You Need to Hear [website] (US)

· Oct 24 / Taphephobia & IDFT - Kandu presented in UnexplainedSoundsGroup radio transmission 271 [website] (Italy)

· Oct 21 / Taphephobia & IDFT - Kandu presented in Avant Music News [website] (US)

· Oct 17 / Taphephobia & IDFT - Kandu presented in UnexplainedSoundsGroup radio transmission 270 [website] (Italy)

· Oct 14 / Taphephobia & IDFT - Kandu Released by Reverse Alignment Records[Bandcamp] (Sweden)
collaboration album with Norwegian Artist Ketil Søraker, Atena Eshtiaghi and Frode Rønningsbakk

· Oct 14 / Thecimal - Taunt released by Sampatic Records [soundcloud] (Iran)

· Oct 10 / Music for Naji short movie, nominated for tisff 2021 [website] (Iran)

· Oct 10 / p01ntl355 - Solid released by Noise à Noise [Bandcamp] (Iran)
a compilation with 9 artists

· Sep 25 / IDFT feat. Madsalan - Hibernating the Cluster released by Distorted Void [Bandcamp] (Russia)
collaboration with Iranian Bassist Madsalan for ID_666, a compilation with 10 artists

· Sep 12 / IDFT & Setareh Ahmadi - Mirage presented in UnexplainedSoundsGroup radio transmission 265 [website] (Italy)

· Aug 5 / Force Ignore - LAMS on Horae Obscura [website]

· Aug 5 / IDFT & Setareh Ahmadi - Mirage released on soundcloud [soundcloud] (Iran)

· May 12 / IDFT & SÍLENÍ - Compass released by Noctivagant [bandcamp] (Portugal-US)
collaboration with Portuguese artist for DECENNIUM, a compilation with 90 artists

· Apr 22 / Havytna - Blight [mixcloud] (Netherlands)
mixtape in a collaboration with Winter-Light Records

· Apr 9 / Force Ignore - Āyad appears in TĒLĒ-TrAvAiL mix [mixcloud] (Mexico)

· Mar 22 / Havytna - Dream Eater [mixcloud] (US)
mixtape in a collaboration with Noctivagant Records

· Mar 21 / Force Ignore presented in Sphere Radio [website] (Germany)

· Mar 20 / IDFT - Nosferatu released by Sombre Soniks [bandcamp] (UK)
Dark Ambient Vol. 21, a compilation with 23 artists

· Feb 22 / Havytna - Hapesburc From Cold Spring Records [mixcloud] (UK)
mixtape in a collaboration with Cold Spring Records

· Feb 21 / Force Ignore - Āyad released by Borders of Known [bandcamp] (Georgia)
Hyperreality, a compilation with 9 artists

· Feb 15 / Havytna Picks Eighth Tower Records - Dark Ambient Mix [youtube] (Italy)

· Dec 22 / Havytna - Apollyon From Eighth Tower Records [mixcloud] (Italy)
mixtape in a collaboration with Eighth Tower Records
2020

· Dec 31 / IDFT - kur by Camembert Électrique [bandcamp] (Canada)
SAMPLER MMXX, a compilation with 62 artists

· Dec 26 / IDFT - EL released by Music Analysis Discussions Records [bandcamp] (Malta)
collaboration track between Brazilian artist INGRID and IDFT

· Dec 22 / Havytna - Laguz From Cyclic Law Recorsd [mixcloud] (France)
mixtape in a collaboration with Cyclic Law label

· Dec 7 / Force Ignore - LAMS reviewed by Side-line reviews [website] (Belgium)

· Nov 22 / Force Ignore - VASL presented in UnexplainedSoundsGroup radio transmission 229 [website] (Italy)

· Nov 19 / Force Ignore - VASL presented in Radio Ensayo [website] (Mexico)

· Nov 11 / Force Ignore - VASL | وصل [bandcamp] (Iran/Canada)
collaboration track between Candian artist Mariam Zohra D. and Force Ignore

· Nov 6 / IDFT - AZA presented in RADIO KAPITAŁ by Glasgow based artist Nasim Luczaj [website] (Poland)

· Oct 23 / Force Ignore - LAMS appears in TĒLĒ-TrAvAiL mix [mixcloud] (Mexico)

· Sep 27 / IDFT presented in The Recognition Test # 221 by The Unexplained Sounds Group [website] (Italy)

· Sep 22 / Taphephobia & IDFT - Sacrifice released by Sombre Sonik [Bandcamp] (UK)

Dark Ambient Vol. 20, a compilation with 23 artists
collaboration between Norwegian Ambient artist and IDFT,
which released in one of most-serious series of Dark Ambient hosted by UK based Sombre Sonik Records

· Sep 14 / IDFT in Sound Mapping Bundle by Unexplained Sounds Group [Bandcamp] (Italy)

· Sep 14 / Force Ignore in Sound Mapping Bundle by Unexplained Sounds Group [Bandcamp] (Italy)

· Sep 8 / Force Ignore - LAMS reviewd by Avant Music News [website] (US)

· Sep 6 / Force Ignore presented in The Recognition Test # 218 by The Unexplained Sounds Group [website] (Italy)

· Sep 4 / Force Ignore - LAMS (ft. Mariam Zohra D.) EDITION released by Unexplained Sounds Group [bandcamp] (Italy)
Anthology Of Persian Experimental Music Vol. II

· Sep 4 / IDFT - AZA released by Unexplained Sounds Group[bandcamp] (Italy)
Anthology Of Persian Experimental Music Vol. II
The second volume of the “Anthology Of Persian Experimental Music”, following the first
released in 2019 by Unexplained Sounds Group, and a digital-only release in 2016,
is testament to how the alternative, experimental and ambient music scene in Iran
continues to be one of the most vital and creative in the world. By including
new and unknown musicians, as well veterans, who weren’t present in the previous compilations,
we have tried to give a wider picture of the contemporary
and alternative music scene and its continuing evolution in the country.

· Aug 7 / IDFT - dust released by Big Cypress Swamp[bandcamp] (Italy)
The Abyss Within, a compilation with 11 other artist

· Jun 20 / P01ntl355 - what released by Noise à Noise in a compilation with 16 other artist [soundcloud]

· May 22 / Havytna Forty-Day an ambient mix including 10 various artists [mixcloud]

· May 22 / Havytna Forty-Day Tehran Night #252 Thecimal mix for Deep House Tehran [Soundcloud]

· May 1 / IDFT - R and IDFT - DT released by Unexplained Sounds Group [Bandcamp] on 6 CDs Sound Mapping Collection (Italy)

· Mar 20 / Force Ignore - LAMS (ft. Mariam Zohra D.) released by Sombre Sonik on Dark Ambient Vol. 19 [Bandcamp] (Canada/UK)

· Mar 3 / Denial Video Art directed for Enkar performance [vimeo] (Iran)

· Mar 1 / IDFT - The Great Gate reviewed by The Dungeon in Deep Space [website] (Georgia)

· Feb 19 / IDFT - kur released in "ORIGINS" a compilation project with 55 artists by Camembert Électrique [website] (Canada)

· Feb 4 / Enkar Audio/Visual Perforamnce on Fadjr International Theater Festival [website] (Iran)

· Jan 29 / Force Ignore - LAMS | لمس [soundcloud] (Iran/Canada)
collaboration track between Candian artist Mariam Zohra D. and Force Ignore

2019

· Dec 29 / IDFT - ZT in Compilation of various tracks from the titles released on Noctivagant in 2019 [website] (USA)
A compilation of various tracks from the labels 2019 releases

· Nov 18 / IDFT - The Great Gate reviewed by Darkroom Magazine [website] (Italy)

· Nov 15 / IDFT - R on Unexplained Sounds Group "Anthology Of Persian Experimental Music". Limit. ed. CD . [bandcamp] (Italy)

· Oct 31 / IDFT - EL a collaboration track between Brazilian artist INGRID and IDFT [soundcloud] (Iran-Brazil)

· Aug 3 / IDFT - The Great Gate LP redistribute by Winter Light Records [website] (Netherlands)

· Aug / Nicolas Krauze at Vahdat Hall Event Organizer Assistant [website] (France/Iran)
Nicolas Krauze is Music Directr of the Orchestre de Chambre Nouvelle Europe,
and Principal Guest Conductor of Ukraine’s National State Philharmony in Kiev.

· Jul 28, 31 / Do Not Hesitate Video Art at Limited Access Festival #8 [website] [vimeo] (Iran)
This is the video art version "Do Not Hesitate"

· Jun 22 / IDFT Audio Visual Performance at Tehran Contemporary Music Festival [website] (Iran)

· Jun 22 / IDFT - The Great Gate LP released by Noctivagant Records[bandcamp] (USA)
Physical CD release on Noctivagant Records:
Noctivagant is an label supporting and promoting a wide variety of artists & talented individuals.
Many different aural paths have been represented: dark ambient, ritual, occult, noise,
drone, metal & experimental. All titles are unique & limited...

· Mar 22 / Havytna Autophobia an ambient mix including 6 various artists [mixcloud]

· Mar 13 / Hell Soundtrack for MECHWORLD Game [soundcloud] (Norway)

· Feb 11, 15, 24 / Do Not Hesitate Sound Installation at Bon-gah Art Gallery [website] (Iran)
We always carry things and we don't listen or talk about them,
There were two standing speakers facing to walls of a empty pool,
audiences could get into the pool and listen to it louder
"I asked them to Do Not Hesitate if they want",
But most of audiences didn't want to get in
for listening louder or talk.

2018

· Dec 22 / Havytna Perturbation an ambient mix including 5 various artists [mixcloud]

· Dec 21 / P01ntl355 - Mara Bebus [soundcloud] (Iran)

· Dec 10 / FMA conceptual sound design [website] (Iran)

· Oct 16 / 4 Days of Oscillation Audio Visual Set [Vimeo] (Iran)

· Dec 2 / Paraffin Showcase Audio Visual Performance at E1 Gallery [website][vimeo] (Iran)

· Nov 11 / IDFT Audio Visual Performance at Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition [website] (Iran)

· Oct 16 / Last Hope Soundtrack for MECHWORLD Game [soundcloud] (Norway)

· Sep 22 / IDFT - L3F Single track released by Noctivagant Records [website] (USA)

· Jul 13 / UPLINK Conceptual Sound Design for MECHWORLD Game [soundcloud] (Norway)

· May - Present / Nova Corp Game Sound Designer [website] (Norway)
NovaCorp was until recently a modding studio with around 15 years of experience, but now
we're ramping up the bets to create the perfect game from scratch. No more limits on our
creativity and ideas, this is how we can create the ultimate multiplayer gaming experience”

· Mar 6 / IDFT - DT reviewed by Heathen Harvest [website]

2017

· Oct - Present / TEM Fest Technical Manager / Festival Advisor [website] (Iran)
TEM FEST (Tehran Electronic Music Festical) is a non govermental organization to
improve and developing electronic music culture
both for people and artists.”

· Sep 25 / IDFT - DT on Reviewed by Concreteweb [website] (Belgium)

· Sep 25 / IDFT - DT on VA VISIONS OF DARKNESS (IN IRANIAN CONTEMPORARY MUSIC) a release by ColdSpring Records [website] (UK)
A gathering of majestic, heavy, dark ambient, ritual, drone and noise
music from Iran. Highly original and monolithic, with stunning production,
Visions Of Darkness stands shoulder to shoulder with the giants of the Dark Ambient scene.

· May 25 / p01ntl355 - Part 1 on Syrphe at colabradio May 2017 [mixcloud] (Germany)

· May 5 / IDFT - DT on Unexplained Sounds Group - Visions of Darkness in Iranian Contemporary Music [bandcamp] (Italy)

· Apr 28, 29 / Event Planner for Polish rock band Partyzant at Vahdat Hall [link] (Iran)

· Apr 27 / Sound design for video art, Shabnam Saadi MFA Media Arts thesis at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar [video] (Germany)

· Apr 22 / Havytna Black World an ambient mix including 4 various artists [mixcloud]

· Apr 10 / IDFT - 2ml Featured on Horror Music World [youtube]

· Mar 22 / Havytna Waterpumps an ambient mix including 9 various artists [mixcloud]

· Mar 17 / IDFT - KH Single track released by Eight Tower Records [bandcamp] (Italy)

· Feb 22 / Havytna Obnoxious an ambient mix including 7 various artists [mixcloud]

· Feb 20 / IDFT - DT on Unexplained Sounds Group - The Recognition Test # 56 [mixcloud] (Italy)

· Feb 8 / p01ntl355 Part 1 and Part 2 on Harsh Noise Movement - Six Artists From Iran [bandcamp] (UK)

· Jan 22 / Havytna Kangars Bleed an ambient mix including 9 various artists [mixcloud]

· Jan / Journalist for SET Festival [website] (Iran)
"persian interviews as podcast"

2016

· Dec 22 / Havytna the Lost Identity an ambient mix including 12 various artists [mixcloud]

· Dec 8 / IDFT - 2ml on Unexplained Sounds 2016 - the 2nd annual recognition test [bandcamp] (Italy)

· Nov 24 / Interactive Visual for Erf Yousefi Audio/Visual Performance at Saye Gallery (Iran) [vimeo]

· Nov 5 / IDFT + Force Ignore Performance at Tehran Independent Theater (Iran)

· Sep 25 / IDFT - R on presented at Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition as Iran Experimental Underground [website] (Iran)

· Mar 6 / IDFT - DT reviewed by Side-Line [website] (Belgium)

· Sep 12 / Backend and web design for collective expansion installation [website]

· Sep 8 / Force Ignore featured project on Iran Current by Flux RM Radio [website]

· Aug 6 / IDFT + Force Ignore Performance at Saye Gallery (Iran)

· Jul 14, 16 / Force Ignore “Zār” feat Babakool performance at Da Theater (Iran-Belgium)
Babakool: Kreshik (a Belgium DJ and curator) and Force Ignore (thecimal) decided to
cooperate together for a common music project inspired by musical and audiovisual landscapes from Iran and Belgium.”

· Jul 9 / IDFT - R on Iran Experimental Underground 016 survey [bandcamp] (Italy)

· Jun 6 / DJ/Visual Artist performance at Saye Gallery [mixcloud] (Iran)

· May 28 / IDFT featured project on Iran Current by Flux RM Radio [website]

· May 26 / IDFT Performance at Saye Gallery (Iran)

· Feb 11 / Video Production workshop [link] (Iran)

· Jan 11-16 / Sound Design for DOA a work by Cassra Goudarz `presented at Aran Gallery (Iran)

2015

· Dec 2 / IDFT on Unexplained Sounds Group - the recognition test # 2 [mixcloud] (Italy)

· Oct 28 / IDFT Release on Petroglyph Label [website] (Norway)

· Oct 15 / Force Ignore a ritual ambient project [soundcloud] (Iran)

· Oct 7 / Visual Artist for Annika Henderson at Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition (Iran-Germany)

· Oct 5 / IDFT Audio Visual Performance at Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition [website] [vimeo] (Iran)

· Oct / Technical Artist and Support Assistant for Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition (Iran)

· Media Design for Parkon.ir (commercial)

· Sound Design for Aparat.ir (commercial)

· Jun 19 / NORTH-BAHAAR - 14108-1 single track with Hasan Hujairi and Cassra Goodarz [soundcloud] (Iran)

· Jun – Oct / Working in a record label neuriterecords as a collaborator

2014

· Dec 20 / P01ntl355 - Part-2 [soundcloud] (Iran)

· Nov 27 / P01ntl355 - Part-1 [soundcloud] (Iran)

· Nov / Performance with piano and interactive audio accompaniment
Declined by headquarter of composing due to Independency
(University of Art, Tehran)

· Nov / Formed p01ntl355 noise project [soundcloud]

“recording street and public places sound materials and processing with portable studio.”

· Jun-Nov / Visual Artist at Iran International Exhibition

· Oct / Working in nullsight, technical support, sound engineer and media advisor

· Oct / Technical Artist at Mohsen Art Gallery

· Oct Technical Support/Sound Engineer for Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition via nullsight

· Oct 1 / “V” (=Penta) a sound installation presented in Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition [website]

· Apr / Assistant Teacher of Computer Music, Art University of Tehran.

· Mar 17 / IDFT – R [soundcloud]

· Mar 23 / Sound design for 1oI – O5 [vimeo] (Video Art)

· Mar 16 / Sound designfor 1oI – ES13 [vimeo] (Video Art)

2012-2013

· Sound design and concept artist for 1oI – L2 (Video Art)

· Formed experimental video art platform “1oI Studio”

“An independent platform to create and publish creative experimental video arts based in Tehran, Iran.”


· Oct 10 2012 / IDFT – A-1 [soundcloud]
“Enchanting sounds carry the audience into the revelatory act of observing the world”