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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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    Ace compilation of 60's and 70's Turkish psych, funk and rock! Turkey is often referred to as the meeting point between East and West, a statement verified by this selection of choice Turkish grooves. The western rock, psych, funk and jazz influences that began to be incorporated into traditional Turkish sounds during the late 60s and 70s can be...
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    The seventh volume of Jazzman's acclaimed 'Spiritual Jazz' series examines the influence and impact of Islam on four decades of jazz innovation. Featuring sought-after, spiritual contributions from the likes of Yusef Lateef, Ahmed Abdul-Malik, Creative Arts Ensemble and more. Essential release!
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    A true one off, Omar Souleyman's work straddles East and West, organic and digital, the traditional and the modern. New album 'Wenu Wenu' is produced by Four Tet, and could well mark a genuine breakthrough moment for the Syrian artist.
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    We love this!   An amazing triple-disc collection from the godfather of seventies Iranian psychedelic rock, Kourosh Yaghmaei on Now Again! Merging the influence of Western garage rock bands such as The Kinks and The Doors, psychedelia and Iranian folkloric music. A well-loved artist within the Iranian diaspora, Kourosh's pre-revolution music was...
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    You probably won't find a Turkish psych record that's better than this! A real killer from start to finish, this was originally released in 1974, and is a brutal masterpiece of psychedelic rock blended with Turkish traditional music! The electric guitar of Erkin is outstanding, so is the electric sax used here too, and all tracks are absolutely fantastic!...
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     Another killer selection of 60's and 70's Turkish psych, funk and rock from the Turkish Freakout series! Sixteen classic tracks from the Golden Age of Turkish music - sometimes enchanting, funky, groovy, rocky and bizaare! Comprised entirely of original 7" recordings from Turkey's most creative and experimental artists - this album will definitely...
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    Reissue of two psychedelic funk / rock gems written by Turkish musician, songwriter and composer, Ozdemir Erdogan. Usual deal, as with all of the Arsiv Plak releases, they are very limited, so get in quick! 
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    **Blue Vinyl** Two new recordings with classic turkish snippets dropped with in between vibey moog freakouts. Don't sleep - only a few around.  *NB: packaged in a plain white sleeve only. 
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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...
    Wicked funky Turkish obscurity! This is the first-ever reissue of some of the most amazing Turkish music ever recorded: wild, raw and with fuzz guitar all over. Bunalim (which means "depression" or "frustration" in Turkish), founded in 1969, was one of the most well-known underground groups on the Turkish music scene of the early '70s. Although their...
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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!
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    *Limited to 500, numbered hand stitched two colour silk-screened sleeve* Out-there rocky psychedelia, heavy afro-thai grooves, with funk, latin and traditional thai folk thrown in for good measure!  Paradise Bangkok, compiled by musician and collector Chris Menist. The Album collects all the tracks from Paradise Bangkok's limited edition...
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    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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    Weird and wonderful Turkish disco bullet, originally released in 1980! Gorgeous epic strings, groovy percussion and funky guitar twangs heavily influenced by US labels like Prelude and Philadelphia International. Check "Kent Yasam” a freakishly killer version of Rod Stewart “If You Want My Body” and modern soul jam "Doy Doy Doymadim”....
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    Amazingly good compilation of music from Iraq! Explosive rapid fire electronic and acoustic percussion combine with bewitching horn and synth melodies to create an intoxicating and irresistable sound in the 'Choubi' style tracks! Features great examples of 1970s socialist folk rock alongside contemporary Bezikh, rapid-fire Choubi, string-drenched...
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    The Hoodna Orchestra is a 12 members orchestra who studies and investigates the African origins of western popular music. The Orchestra formed in 2012 in the south side of Tel Aviv, by a group of musicians, and it functions as a collective and a record label. This 7" embellishes a fusion of various styles of african jazz that has made...
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    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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    Brilliant new compilation of early traditional Turkish music from the ever-excellent Honest Jons records! Drawn from recordings made in Istanbul by the Gramophone Company and HMV, amidst the ruins of the Ottoman Empire, 'To Scratch Your Heart' crosses and mixes the folk and classical heritage of Turks, Greeks, Armenians and Gypsies, Muslims, Christians...
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    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!
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    Arsivplak re-edits and remodels some sleazy Turkish disco fire on this party-starting 45!
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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!
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    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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    Fortuna Records have gone all out and reissued one of the most insane, far out records to have ever come out of Lebanon. Originally released in 1980 ,Raja Zahr's "Drum Sequence" is a 'get crazy', experimental disco monster, utilizing Middle Eastern percussion and analog synthesisers.  
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    This the second Selda album and it is even better than her other one, which was recently reissued on the great Finder Keepers label! And it's no wonder that psychedelic crate-diggers, and self-proclaimed vinyl vultures Andy Votel and Dominic Thomas of Finders Keepers both have tracks by Selda included on their list of favorites: her take on Anatolian...
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    This is the second volume of Northeast Syrian dabke music from legendary vocalist Omar Souleyman and his group on Sublime Frequencies. Culled from dozens of cassettes recorded in Syria from 1999-2008, the music here is an extension of Omar's "Highway to Hassake" touching on some previously-unheard angles. Their trademark serpentine synthesizers, electrified...
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    Omar Souleyman is a Syrian musical LEGEND! Since he started performing in 1994 he has released at least 500 live and studio cassette albums (im pretty sure that starting collecting these will be hard, but oh well! you can start here!). This record is Omar's Western debut release in which he culls different songs from when he performed in 1994 to 2006....
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    In the summer of 1986, inspired by gypsies from Turkey and the Balkan region, a Kurdish immigrant and six Austrians locked themselves in a small rehearsal room in Vienna's 5th district. What came out of these sessions sounded rather unusual for the local music scene. Using songs from the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East as a vehicle for improvisations...
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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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    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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    Mehmet Aslan returns with Hamam House - killer hefty turkish disco-house cuts!!!  Check "Denizalti Ruzgarlari", abig dancefloor jam - freaky cuica sounds, turkish guitar, claps, whistles and driving drums!
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    Following the footsteps of “Zendooni,” Pharaway Sounds have unearthed 19 more exotic "East meets West" style psych, funk and pop from Iran! 19 track selection culled from rare vinyl pressings and cassettes.  Wait until you hear fuzz bombs like “Woman” by Shahram and “Baanoye Sahar Aavaaz” by Soli, awesome...
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    NOW ON VINYL!!! Singles and rarities recorded in the seventies from iconic guitarist and songwriting genius Erkin Koray on Sublime Frequencies! You may have thought you'd heard all there was possible from Erkin Koray after releases on Finders Keepers and World Psychedelia, however Sublime Frequencies have unearthed and collected together twelve...
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    First readily available reissue/compilation of material by this famous Turkish musician! Brilliant double disc compilation of some of the best 970s Turkish psych rock you will ever hear! Edip Akbayram is the top of the BIG three of Turkish delights (Erkin Koray, Baris Mancho & Edip). This release includes the best psych tracks from his first two...
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    Wicked reissue of this top Turkish album, with 4 bonus tracks! This is a very different take on the Anatolian rock sound (tracks date from 1975-76), with strange keyboard washes leading to arrangements that feature wah-wah fuzz guitar and (what sounds like?) wah-wah saz, Akbayram's powerful swirling vocals, all backed by funked-up drums; many of these...
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    Kutiman collaborates with Turkish chanteuse, Melike Şahin. Psychedelic, Anatolian rock vibes with block-rocking breaks!
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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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    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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    Turkish band, Ayyuka, founded in 2001, started performing and recording improvised music and influenced by elements taken from from a variety of genres such as Anatolian rock, arabesque, and psyche. This is the band's stunning, third album release. 
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    Baris K and Jonny Rock under their Paralel Disko and Afacan guise. Banging Ottoman disco business!
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    Highly recommended set of electrified Syrian 'dabke' dance cuts, culled by Mark Gergis from cassettes and discs from Damascus, Daraa & Suweida between 1997-2010. The dabke material that circulates is recorded live at weddings and parties across the Levantine Middle East, where the traditional ceremonial music has been embellished with electronic...
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    A cataclysm of tingling sitars, hot brass, funk bass & teeming organs.  This doube cd set compiles Abbas Mehrpouya's sparkling sole LP oplus loads of singles that haven't seen release outside Iran.
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    Recorded in Israel in 1956.
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    Killer lebanese disco album reissued via BBE! Expect Moog-filled, heavy disco-funk tunes; swinging Beirut in full effect on this party-starting album - so good!
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    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...
    A funky and tripped-out double-sided 45 from Turkish psyche-pop group, Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek!
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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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    Fortuna Records reissues a double banger by Aris San, the absolute don of the 'Greek Jaffa sound'. 'Boom Pam' was released in 1967 becoming an instant hit nation-wide. The track ignited the 'Greek Craze' which would dominate Israeli taverns for nearly a decade. Replacing bouzoukis with electric guitars, San gave Greek music a psychedelic edge making...
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    Funk, Psychedelia and Pop From The Iranian Pre-revolution Generation.  Those of you who loved Now Agains overview of Iranian Psych godfather Kouroush Yaghmaei will enjoy these nineteen melodic Tehran traditional pop with some western funky instrumentation.  Check Nooshafarin's' "Ouj", jazzy acoustic guitars doubling & strings sawing around...
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    Collected here are the best, most electrifying and intense moments from Syrian folk-pop singer, Omar Souleyman's Western tours between 2009 and 2011. Like many Syrian musicians, he made his name as a singer for wedding parties in the region, with hundreds of cassettes and CDs documenting his performances distributed throughout the country. ...
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