Category Archives: Anatolian rock

SONG OF THE DAY Disco Turco – Komşunun Kızı

Arisvplak is a UK label and musician/band who has “long delved into the weirdest, most wonderful forms of psychedelia from Turkey throughout the last few decades”. One of their most recent releases is a curious album entitled Alaturca Saz Club, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Edip Akbayram – Yakar İnceden İnceden

Known as one of the most underrated Turkish musicians of all time, Edip Akbayram was born in 1950 in Gaziantep (one of the biggest cities of Eastern Turkey). When he was a baby he developed “infantile paralysis” (or polio) and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Erkin Koray – Cemalim

Considered the father of Turkish rock music, Erkin Koray has been labelled as a musical legend! Possessing a great voice, he is also a unique and accomplished guitarist, an inventor, a leader, a true intellectual and somewhat of a rebel. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Neşe karaböcek – Yali yali

Aside from the fact this song is a damn fine delicious and spine-shiveringly (in a good way) haunting example of Anatolian music, it also samples a song from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar!!! Yes, the incredible killer riffage we … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Grup Doğuş – Çillim

 Anatolian Psych is something of a relatively new discovery for me, but one I am so, so very thankful to have stumbled upon! Today’s song is a glorious example of this fine genre and one I’m more than happy to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Moğollar – Çığrık

Described as being the original Anadolu psych pioneers, Moğollar are a Turkish outfit that formed in the late 60’s. Brought together by their shared love of both the traditional music of their land and the new kind of music that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Selda Bağcan – İnce İnce Bir Kar Yağar

“…..one of the most extraordinary hybrid folk albums you are ever likely to hear..” My love for this song is nearly as intense as these absolutely stunning vocals you are listening to right now!….and it doesn’t even matter that I … Continue reading

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