Tag: Turkish psychedelic

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London’s annual celebration of Anatolian rock pioneer Barış Manço returns to the Jazz Café in January

The standout psychedelic event of the year returns in 2023. Chanteuse Djanan Turan leads The Flying Karpet collective and guests for the fourth annual musical homage to the late, great Barış Manço. The Istanbul-born star, who passed away in 1999, is one of the godfathers of Anatolian rock, forging a distinctive sound that continues to […]

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Iconic artist Selda Bağcan back in London for pre-Christmas concert at indigo at The O2

Selda Bağcan is widely regarded as the ‘Queen of Turkish Psychedelic Rock’. The singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music producer and activist has been a recording music since the early 1970s, and is best known for hits such as İnce Bir Kar Yağar (It’s Raining Fine Fine Snow) and Yaz Gazeteci Yaz (Write Journalist Write). Her blend of […]

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Tickets now on sale for epic Islandman gig ft the legendary Okay Temiz and Muhlis Berberoğlu live at London’s EartH

The much-hyped Istanbul band Islandman continue their stratospheric rise with their biggest UK show to date early in the New Year. The electro-acoustic live trio provide a unique mix of mellow electronic dance beats with spacey live guitars, backed up by shamanic rhythms. Combining Turkish psychedelia and rhythms rooted in East Africa with electronic structures, […]

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London to get down to the dreamy electro-shamanic vibes of Istanbul’s Islandman

After a three-year hiatus, Turkiye’s much-hyped Islandman returns to London in May to perform at the Jazz Café. The band, a three-piece electro-acoustic live outfit, provide a unique mix of mellow electronic dance beats with spacey live guitars, and hypnotic rhythms that are steeped in global grooves; expect everything from Turkish psychedelia to tribal drumming. […]

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Mustafa Kuş and İmece’s “Veda” EP delivers their catchiest Anatolian psychedelic funk songs of yesteryear

Ironhand Records dig deep into their musical archives to present us with four outstanding tracks from Mustafa Kuş and his band İmece. These classic tracks are a fine, nostalgic blend of jazz, psychedelic funk and classic Anatolian rhythms. Turkish singer-songwriter Mustafa Kuş (top, far left) had originally gone to Germany to further his education. He […]