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Nilüfer Yanya taking her jazzy pop anthems across Britain, Europe and USA

Ten days ago, Nilüfer Yanya’s eagerly awaited debut album Miss Universe finally dropped and already fans and music critics are going mad for it. In its review, US music magazine Pitchfork said: “The rapturous debut from the British singer-songwriter takes adventurous pop-rock crucibles to new heights with her illusory songwriting and stunning voice.” The UK’s […]

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One of London’s “musical treasures” She’Koyokh to play for Turkish Society in Edinburgh

“Since bursting on to the UK’s music scene in the early naughties, busking at London’s East End markets, She’Koyokh – a Yiddish word meaning “nice one!” – has toured the world, won international awards and released four critically acclaimed albums earning themselves the reputation as “one of London’s musical treasures playing the best klezmer and […]

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Seminal nu metal band maNga set to make long-awaited return to London

After an absence of nine years from the UK, maNga’s British fans can finally see them live when the nu metal band play a single date in London later this month. One of Turkey’s biggest bands, maNga have played a pivotal role in redefining Turkish rock music with their progressive fusion of electronic beats, traditional […]

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“One of Britain’s best young talents”, singer Nilüfer Yanya headlines the Jazz Café

Solo artist Nilüfer Yanya is the headline act for this weekend’s Camden showcase promoted by London’s most exciting independent label, Blue Flowers. Just 22-years-old, Nilüfer has forged her own musical path by performing in open mic nights across the capital. Her breakthrough single Baby Luv, released earlier this year, was lauded by music critics on […]

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Singer-songwriter Djanan Turan in battle to reach SALUTE Music’s Top 6

Turkish musical chanteuse Djanan Turan has found herself in the Top 100 of SALUTE – the UK’s new cutting edge music competition being pioneered by Feargal Sharkey, the former lead singer of pop punk band The Undertones. Having beaten over 2,500 musicians to get this far, Djanan now needs public support via SALUTE Music’s innovative […]

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Modern-day troubadour Barlas Tan Özemek plays London on Wednesday

The city of Istanbul inherits its name from the Greek “Eis tēn polin” meaning ‘into the city’. Born in Istanbul, Barlas Tan Özemek’s music revolves around this evolving metropolis. Strumming on his guitar, this modern-day Aşık or troubadour tells tales about his native Turkey, its people and culture in these volatile times. Barlas’ powerful lyrics […]

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Canan Sağar to promote new album Kalbim at UK launch party in Harringay

  Earlier this year, London-based Turkish rock & folk singer Canan Sağar followed up her debut release 13 with Kalbim. The eight-track album takes its cue from the tragic events occurring in Turkey. Canan will be performing a selection of her new songs at her UK album launch party in Beans and Barley, Harringay, this weekend. We […]

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Pop star Işın Karaca returns to her roots with a concert in London

  A Turkish pop diva is set to return to the city where her musical dreams started. Işın Karaca, who is celebrating two decades in show business this year, will make her debut appearance in London when she sings at Indigo at The O2 in May. Blessed with a powerful, soulful voice, Işın’s repertoire spans […]