Tag: Turkish rock

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Counting down for Duman live at the O2 Academy Islington

  In ten days’ time seminal Turkish rock band Duman will take to the stage in London to perform a selection of their greatest hits. Duman rocked the O2 Academy Islington with a sellout gig back in January 2016 for. They return with a slightly different line-up, as Mehmet Demirdelen takes over on drums. Alongside him […]

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20 things you didn’t know about Teoman
 

As the countdown begins to Teoman’s London concert at the O2 Kentish Town this Sunday, here’s our top twenty facts about Turkey’s iconic pop rocker. Teoman was born Fazlı Teoman Yakupoğlu in Giresun on 20 November 1967. His biggest music idol is Elvin Presley. An only child, Teoman lost his dad, a lawyer, when he […]

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Legendary rocker Teoman to play London for the first time this October

One of Turkey’s biggest music stars will make his London debut next month. Teoman and his band will be live at the Forum in Kentish Town on Sunday 16 October. The 48-year-old singer-songwriter first came to prominence with his 1998 breakthrough album O, containing numerous hits including Sus Konuşma and Kardelen. It remained in the […]

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, […]

My World
My World: Canan Sağar

Her debut release ‘13’ is an assured, yet intense album, dealing with assorted issues, from child abuse to loneliness. Tight Turkish Folk-Rock arrangements tread familiar ground. What carries the album are Canan’s poignant, self-penned lyrics and powerful vocals, moving effortlessly from tender ballads to fiery missives, making each of her 13 tracks compelling listening.  Where […]