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Iranian musicians Ramin Rahimi (C), Mahyar Dean (L) and musician and sound engineer Farshid play music at a music studio in Tehran July 17, 2011. Many Iranian bands do not bother asking for the mandatory government permits to release their music and seek contracts with foreign companies or put their music on websites blocked by the state but still accessible to anyone with a modicum of technical nous. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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