Archive for February, 2017

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Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek live in Berlin

Led by Derya Yıldırım’s hypnotizing saz and vocals, Grup Şimşek are a group of outernational avant-garde, who embody the essence of 70s Anatolian psych-folk, playing and improvising compositions by artists such as Selda Bağcan, Barış Manço and Özdemir Erdoğan.Having been brought together by the mercurial musical anthropologist Booty Carrell in Hamburg and…