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    El Khat's 'Saadia Jefferson' deconstructs Yemeni traditions; dismantling lyrics, melodies and compositions from Yemeni folk songs. From this, the band is able to delve into uncharted musical territory, updating Yemen’s ancient culture. Using an orchestra of instruments old and new, many repurposed from junk objects and turned into instruments that...
    Killer selection of music from Arabesque singer and film / TV star, Nese Karaböcek best and her grooviest tracks from the 70s. Includes, of course, the massive psych-funk dancefloor bomb 'Yali, Yali' plus another fabulous examples of Anadolu pop-funk, mixing Turkish melodies and instruments with disco arrangements, Moog keyboards and breaks!
    Habibi Funk reissue the debut solo LP from Lebanese composer and musician Issam Hajali. Hajali might be most known for being the singer and main composer of the Lebanese band Ferkat Al Ard, who are behind some of the most sought after Lebanese records of all time. "Mouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard" was a cassette only release, so this is it's first time on...
    A dizzying spin on disco pop, recorded in Iran during last moments before the 1979 revolution. Hamlet Minassian’s solo masterpiece is a testament to the Middle East’s forgotten dance music culture. This six-song, 44-minute LP hybridises a 'Euro' attitude with traditional Armenian songwriting creating hypnotic disco/proto-house music, seemingly beamed...
    Transcendent Yemenite interpretations of Bollywood soundtracks from 1982! An ultra-rare album by Jacky McKayten who combines his own Yemeni heritage together with popular Indian music from film. A deep journey amidst tablas, sitars, and electric guitars, through heartbreaking songs of love and betrayal...
    Turkish delights abound in this latest volume to Jonny Rock's cult Hamam House series! Classic melody from the Ottoman Empires given the twisted new wave, disco and Anatolian house music treatment!
    NEARLY 60% OFF THIS USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK!CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!Deep stuff!In this pioneering study, Hisham Aidi--an expert on globalization and social movements--takes us into the musical subcultures that have emerged among Muslim youth worldwide over the last decade. He shows how music--primarily hip-hop, but also rock, reggae, Gnawa and Andalusian--has...
    Hard, anatolian jazz vibes from Turkish pianist, composer and arranger, Gökhan Sürer, with his talented quartet - this one gets a HUGE recommendation from us!
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    **Features the cult, Lebanese disco classic, 'Al Bosta'. Composed and arranged by the great, Ziad Rahbani!** Essential reissue reissue of 1978's 'Wahdon' by famous Middle Eastern diva, Fairuz. Composed and arranged by Ziad Rahbani and recorded during the legendary, 'Abu Ali' sessions.
    Istanbul's Grup Ses colludes with saz player, Elektro Hafiz for the third release on the crucial, Zel Zele imprint. The duo explore the deep roots of psychedelic, Anatolian music through modern process, experimenting with samples, hip hop instrumentals and electronc production. Superb release!
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    Kutiman collaborates with Turkish chanteuse, Melike Şahin. Psychedelic, Anatolian rock vibes with block-rocking breaks!
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    Turkish psych-pop sensation Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek deliver their debut album, 'Kar Yağar'. Over the course of its 12 tracks, the powerful sound of the Bağlama (Turkish lute) and Derya Yıldırım’s stunning vocals, builds and unravels stories together with the guitars, organs, drums, flute and bass.
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    A funky and tripped-out double-sided 45 from Turkish psyche-pop group, Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek!
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    Debora Ipekel's and Ece Duzgit's Zel Zele imprint follows up on their reissue of the incredible 'Bermuda Seytan Ucgeni' by Umit Aksu Orkestrası. For the label's second release, Zel Zele focus on the contemporary Turkish music of Mavi Gunes 69, who are Osman Murat Ertel, frontman and co-founder of Istanbul’s cult psychedelic folk band BaBa ZuLa and...
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    Insanlar returns with an epic 45 minute shamanistic techno-folk odyssey, split over two sides. With ‘Demedim Mi’, the Istanbul born group ft. the renowned DJ Baris K and multi-instrumentalist Cem Yildiz, offer another off-kilter journey through deep, esoteric Turkish electronic music!
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    Finders Keepers proudly present these previously unheard demo recordings, recorded following the demise of Turkish percussionist Durul Gence’s ill-fated Asia Minor Mission (AMM) group.Sourced from the original tapes taken from Durul Gence’s personal archive. Recommended
    Killer Turkish pysch-funk/rock via Glitterbeat! The band's second album 'Gece' establishes the band in the Anatolian rock and folk tradition and key to the emergent global psych-rock scene!
    Disco Hamam is back with their fifth, essential volume of Turkish and Middle Eastern disco edits - expert cut n paste work from Beard In Dust, Tales Of Voodoo and Esen Gunduz!
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    Official reissue of this rare, haunting, folk-jazz gem from 1968 with a cool rhythm section, blending into a prime example of the swingin' sound of the cool influences of jazz / funk / folk with a Turkish flavour..
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    Arsivplak re-edits and remodels some sleazy Turkish disco fire on this party-starting 45!
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    Müstesna first release focuses on a selection of tracks recorded between 1995-2006 by Etnik Sentetik, the infamous electro synth-pop band from Istanbul. This 8 track LP offers a dark journey of minimal synth, proto-techno and raw electro / acid beats!
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    Altin Gun’s take on the Erkin Koray classic, lifted from their LP 'On' and pressed on 45. Backed with a previously unreleased instrumental, 'Vay Dünya'.
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    Gaye Su Akyol has established herself as one of Turkey’s most compelling young voices. Her album 'İstikrarlı Hayal Hakikattir' is a "powerful folk-rock set, mixing traditional songs with intense guitar and keyboard passages influenced by her love of Nirvana and Nick Cave.”
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    London-based label Zel Zele arrive with the reissue of Ümit Aksu Orkestrası’s 1975, hard-hitting, big-band / orchestral funk roller ‘Bermuda Şeytan Ücgeni’ on a limited 7". Played by some of Turkey’s most talented musicians, this is one for the b-boys - check the break! Backed with the psychedelic / cosmic strut ‘Boğaziçi Köprüsü’....
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    Hafla!Various ArtistsFortuna Records
    A Fortuna-selected compilation for famous Tel-Aviv restaurant, The Brother. Ten killer tracks of middle eastern infused psych, jazz, folk and funk. Another winner from the Fortuna camp!
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    Disco Hamam is back with their fourth volume of Turkish and Middle Eastern disco edits - expert cut n paste work from Tokyo Matt and the Afacan Soundsystem!
    Altın Gün offer an exciting mix of Turkish folk, psychedelia, funk and rock.After performing in Istanbul with Jacco Gardner, bassist Jasper Verhulst became fascinated by the Turkish sound of the 70s. At that time, artists like Selda, Barış Manço and Erkin Koray combined traditional music with western rock influences.
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    ”Saz Power” features a special sound: the saz, acoustic and electric. This lute instrument is the most commonly used folk instrument in Turkey. This compilation features new artists combining the traditional or the electric saz with the diverse sounds and vibrations of psychedelic guitars, basses, organs, synths, drums, and percussion. The tunes...
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    A cosmic, phased-out percussion adventure by Shimshon Miel, a lone-wolf hippie from Tel-Aviv who experimented with hallucinogenic psych-folk, and self-released his only album in 1977. Fortuna Records reissues two of the album's killer cuts for the very first time, alongside a late-night club edit by Kalbata.
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    'Turkish Ladies - Female Singers from Turkey 1974 – 1988' is the first ever compilation of female music from Turkey from 70s and 80s. The album is a selection of the Turkish female music scene and less-known singers – Huri Sapan, Handan Kara, Gönül Yazar, Esmeray, Neşe Alkan, Gülden Karaböcek, Gül Sorgun, Ferda Gül, Dilber Doğan yet to be...
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    Reissue of this unbelievably rare and sought after album from The Gunesh Ensemble. Founded in 1970 in Ashkhabad, Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic, then part of the Soviet Union. The band play jazz-rock tightly intertwined with traditional Oriental music. Recommended!
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    Originally released in 1981, this is another killer album by the Turkish legend, recorded with the same line-up as 1979's Yeni Bir Gün album. Psych/funk/progressive sounds full of heavy drums and basslines, Moog/analog keyboards, and psychedelic guitar. Check!
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    These songs originate from the city of Sanaa, the sheikdom of Lahej and the port of Aden. Samar is the delicious, luxury time when people gather for relaxation, refreshment and music. This record contains oudh playing, percussion and singing from Yemen. The three Kawkabani brothers sing traditional poems and play oudh (lute), double drums, tambourine...
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    Third studio album from Barış Manço, originally release in 1976. The tracks had previously been released as a collection of 45's. Scorching, funky, psychedelica, done the Turkish way!
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    Debut album by dutch act Altin Gün, offering an exciting mix of Turkish folk, psychedelia, funk and rock. Check!
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    Fascinating compilation review on Tel Aviv´s New Music Scene! Features Israeli-Yemenite disco, Percussive dance and electronic, colourful psychedelic beats, pop and much more. Something for everyone here - Recommended!
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    Beyaz Kelebekler was a colourful, mixed-gender Turkish band. In 1976, they did a recording session in Cologne, to celebrate the final day of their European tour. The result was an amazing example of Anatolian psych-funk, featuring wah-fuzz guitar, flute, heavy drums, and joyous male/ female vocals. Unreleased until now, this is the first ever release...
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    Altin Gun revive strong, noxious Turkish brews of folk, psychedelia, funk and rock in the 1970s - killer, killer release!
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    Reissue of Okay Temiz's highly sought-after 1975 single - hard Turkish funk / jazz / psychedelia at it's best from the legendary percussionist!
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    Reissue of this belly dance holy grail from the organ king of Cairo, Hany Mehanna, combining traditional rhythms with spaced out synthesizer sounds! Reissue of this hugely sought after album, originally released in 1973.
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    Third instalment in the wicked Hamam House series stars the one and only, local hero Jonny Rock flips 'Djin' by Lebanese rock troupe, Mashrou' Leila into sleazy, proto-house / new wave territory. So good!
    Third instalment in the essential 'Disco Hamam' series with edits of Turkish disco and bellydancing sleaze from edit specialists, Ozerbey and FOC Edits!
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    Arsiv Plak reissue two, tough, Turkish psych-rock tunes that appeared on the Türkofon label - big one the wants lists and heavy on the breaks! Limited to 200 copies!
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    A first-ever collection of the highly sought after and largely previously unheard recordings of the one of Turkish Pop and Rock’s best kept secrets - Gökçen Kaynatan. Features the two rare-as-hen’s-teeth 1 Numara 7” singles (which fetch in excessive of £200 on certain internet auction sites) - including a previously...
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    Henrik Schwarz’s Between Buttons label release 'Aphorisms' a six track debut from Syrian musicians Khaled Kurbeh & Raman Khalaf Ensemble. Their sound mixes up Raman’s oud playing and vocals with Khaled’s piano and synthesisers, and ranges from largely acoustic, such as on this EP, to the more electronic.
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    The visionary Turkish percussionist and the great South African bassist were introduced by Don Cherry in 1969, when Dyani moved to Sweden after the break-up of The Blue Notes. They worked together regularly over the next decade, starting out with Cherry in the Eternal Ethnic Music trio. Recorded in Istanbul in 1976; originally released in an edition...
    Volume two of the Hamam House series on Jonny Rock's 'Disco Hamam'. All star cast from 4 different cosmic corners drop these 4 dope jams from the electronic side of hamam!Cosmic Turkish disco - Recommended!
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    Long awaited debut album from Ali Kuru. He is one of those rare producers whose music sounds like nothing else around. The Istanbul-based artist has spent the best part of a decade honing his trademark style – a fragrant and intoxicating aural brew that combines a myriad of influences with atmospheric field recordings and snaking, mind-altering...
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    Debut album, released in 1977, by one by one of Anatolian Rock's most sheerly talented vocalists. Turkish psych-rock with some amazing funk drums and fuzzed out guitars. Original gatefold artwork, insert with liner notes by Angela Sawyer (Weirdo Records), fully remastered! 
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    Drummer Amir Bresler, born in 89, has been established as one of the most sought after Israeli drummers, performing in Israel and abroad at prominent local and world stage jazz festivals. This release is comprised of two tracks, originally composed and recorded for Meinl Cymbals' drummers-videos-series. These tracks were later chosen by Amir to...
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