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Music
Funkshy live in Whitechapel

If you love your funk fresh and laid back, you will love Funkshy! They dropped their latest album A London Rhythm earlier this year and it’s been getting a lot of airplay on jazz and nu soul stations across the capital. It’s when they perform is live however, that you realise the class of this […]

Body
‘Music in Therapy’: a talk by one of Turkey’s leading authorities Prof. Levent Öztürk

With people increasingly turning to complementary and alternative medicine, one area that is being heralded for its wellbeing properties is music. Today music therapy is used to treat a wide range of ailments, from reducing pain and anxiety, to fighting dementia, and aiding stem cell transplantation. This Thursday, Prof. Levent Öztürk, author of Makamdan Şifaya […]

Music
Gaye Su Akyol

Hologram İmparatorluğu tracklisting Hologram Akıl Olmayınca Kendimin Efendisiyim Ben Fantastiktir Bahtı Yarimin Kendimden Kaçmaktan Dünya Kaleska Eski Tüfek Uzat Saçını İstanbul Nargile Anlasana Sana Aşığım Mona Lisa Berdus Gaye Su Akyol’s new album is out in the UK on Glitterbeat Records from Friday 11 Nov. It’s available on CD, vinyl and digital  download from all good […]

Culture
Grunge band Duman live in London next week

Anticipation is building for one of Turkey’s leading rock bands who return to the capital after a three-year hiatus. Appearing at the O2 Academy Islington next Sunday, Duman will play an extended set of hits spanning their 17-year career. The four piece band comprises front man Kaan Tangöze, who last year released a solo album, […]

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Review: an exquisite evening with Emre Aracı as we ‘waltzed with Sultans’

On 27 Nov., Chelsea’s Cadogan Hall played host to an exquisite evening of music celebrating the European classical music traditions of the Ottoman Court. Under the expert guidance of conductor and composer Dr Emre Aracı (one of the world’s leading authorities on Ottoman classical music), the Chamber Ensemble of London performed 12 original compositions in […]

Music
London Turk Ali Köse all set for the knock-out stages of O Ses Türkiye

He wowed all four judges with his sensational cover of Lionel Richie’s All Night Long during the blind auditions on 1 October. Now Ali Köse is gearing up for another knockout performance in the first battle rounds on O Ses Türkiye –Turkey’s version of The Voice. Murat Boz, Ebru Gündeş and Gökhan Özoğuz (Athena’s lead […]