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Revolver Video Interview Series Part 3

From Revolver: SEE SERJ TANKIAN TALK SCORING FILMS, WHY ORCHESTRAS ARE "EASIER" THAN BANDS System of a Down frontman, solo artist and score composer Serj Tankian invited Revolverinto his home last year to film an exclusive three-part "The Art of Work" video series. In the final episode, he talks about his core belief that artists must switch things up in order to keep learning, challenging themselves and creating inspiring art. He connects this principle to his work composing for films, explaining how the restrictions that are inherent in that process ignite his creativity, and why he finds orchestras "easier" to work with than bands. Click Below To Watch Interview On Revolver's Website

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WATCH FULL 'ANTHONY BOURDAIN PARTS UNKNOWN' EPISODE FEATURING SERJ TANKIAN

From Revolver: As part of the latest season of his CNN original series Parts Unknown, veteran chef, bestselling author and world traveler Anthony Bourdain visited Armenia for one of his typically deep looks at the culture and history of the country. His guides on the episode, which originally aired May 20th, include historian/Armenian resident Richard Giragosian and a certain musician of Armenian descent, System of a Down singer Serj Tankian, who reached out to the TV host and ultimately convinced him to feature the country on his show. Now the full episode has made its way online — watch it below. In the 40-minute-plus piece, Bourdain breaks bread with Tankian at the restaurant Dolmama in Yerevan, where the singer talks...

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Revolver Video Interview Series Part 2

From Revolver: SEE SERJ TANKIAN TALK COFFEE AND CREATIVITY, INTRODUCE HIS ARMENIAN COFFEE BRAND System of a Down frontman, solo artist and score composer Serj Tankian invited us into his home last year to shoot an exclusive three-part "The Art of Work" series. In episode two, he talks about his love of coffee and how it has intertwined with his creativity over the years — "I love working when I'm drinking coffee," he says — inspiring the musician to want to make his own coffee and, specifically, to introduce Armenian coffee to the rest of the world. He's aiming to do so with his new coffee brand Kavat. See Tankian brew up some Kavat, talk about the customs around Armenian...

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‘FURIOUS’ SCORE BY SERJ TANKIAN AMONG BEST SCORES OF 2017, EUROPEAN EDITION | MOVIE MUSIC UK

From FilmMusicDaily The good folks over at Movie Music UK have released their seventh installment of their picks for best scores released in Europe, and Serj Tankian’s score to Furious (now playing in select theaters across Europe) is among the eight on the shortlist.  If you’re following Serj Tannin’s career outside of System of a Down, then this album is a must-hear.  The score allowed him to allowed him to “do ethnic folk instrumentation, huge bombastic orchestra and percussion, and fucking heavy metal guitars and some drums.,” (Loudwire)  Below is a full review from Movie Music UK. See the full list at Movie Music UK. FURIOUS: THE LEGEND OF KOLOVRAT – Serj Tankian Furious: Legend of Kolovrat – or Легенда о Коловрате –...

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Armenian parliament holds hearings on GMO products, Serj Tankian called to stay away from Monsanto Video

From Gagrule.net YEREVAN. – The Armenian parliament is holding hearings on “Genetically Modified Organisms, Alternatives or Compulsion” during the session on Friday. The hearing was initiated by the standing committee on territorial management, local self-government, agriculture and environment. The legislation concerning GMO foodstuffs was initiated in 2013, but had no continuation. Minister of Agriculture Ignati Arakelyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am that GMO seed production company Monsanto has assured that it is not importing GMO seeds, and those seed had not been found in the customs offices. The stir about the import of GMO seeds to Armenia was caused when it became clear that Monsanto Company entered the Armenian market. Concerns that it may be dangerous for the Armenian population were expressed....

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