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Zhina Ardalan was born in Tehran in 1996. At the age of thirteen, she started playing electric guitar. In 2016 she founded her first band The Finches, together with three other young women. They play indie rock and have gained a lot of fans and recognition from colleagues in the so-called underground scene of Tehran. In the band Ardalan plays guitar and sings, Ardalan completed her studies in visual communication and interactive graphics at the Islamic Azad University in Tehran in 2019.
Xeen works as a graphic and sound designer writes and produces her own music. Ardalan co-founded the electro-rock band Stereotype at the end of 2019, since then she has also been active with her solo project Xeen.
She participated in Klangteppich lll Festival which took place in Berlin in June 2021 and had two releases in the same year.
She is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey.



XEEN and Boeykens' performance at Klangteppich lll

Berliner Traum by XEEN

Stereotype on Arte concert United We Stream

The Finches - I Gave Up

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