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International Day: WW Istanbul presented by Debora Ipekel // 15-02-17

Debora Ipekel explores the vibrant music scene of her hometown Istanbul through fresh talent, local diggers, and hidden gems straight out of where East meets West.

Photography Bulent Ozgoren.

Featured DJs: Debora Ipekel, Alpman, Mr Zula, Kerem Akdag

Debora Ipekel

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Born and bred in Istanbul, Debora Ipekel is back from her recent trip to her hometown with a bag full of records.

Alpman

Alpman

Alpman is a musician, producer and DJ from Istanbul. His main musical inspirations are library funk, rare groove, jazz and early electronic music works. Expect a selection of his current favourites and his own productions.

Follow Alpman on Twitter.

Mr Zula

Mr. Zula

Mr Zula is a beatmaker, digger and founder of Radio Zula Istanbul. Having hosted “Smoothdown” shows at Le Mellotron in Paris, Mr Zula is now back in his hometown for good.

Follow Mr Zula on Twitter.

Kerem Akdag

Kerem Akdag

Kerem Akdag is a producer supported by the likes of Osunlade, Detroit Swindle, Rainer Truby, Kerem is blossoming into a multi-faceted artist, who sits comfortably between funk, house and bass-related frequencies.

Follow Kerem on Twitter.

Tracklist

 Ayten Alpman – Ve Tanri Aski Yaratti [Unknown] // Turkey
Onder Bali – Gecen Yaz [Yonca] // Turkey
Suna Artun Poyraz – Yanimdaki Golgen [Ezgi Plâkları] // Turkey
Lodos – Asil O [Ada Muzik] // Turkey
Atilla Engin Group – Istanbul Memories [Danish Music Productions] // Denmark
Baba Zula and Mad Professor – Galiba Hamileyim [Doublemoon] // Turkey
Gaye Su Akyol – Uzat saçını İstanbul [Glitterbeat] // Germany
Gokcen Kaynatan – Pencerenin Perdesini [1 Numara] // Turkey
Okay Temiz – Confused Harmony [Ton Son Ton] // UK
Gulistan – Cano, Cano-Darling, Darling [Ha Ha Soundwave] // Austria

12.40-13.45 GMT WW Istanbul: Alpman

Idris Muhammad – Peace [Prestige] // US
Sun Ra – That’s How I Feel [Philly Jazz Inc.] // US
Anthony ‘Reebop’ Kwaku Bah – Kwaku’s Thing [Philips] // Sweden
Charles Kynard – Chirsto Rendentor [Prestige] // US
Magdy El Hossainy – Music de Carnaval [Pépite] // France
Alpman – Unknown #1 [Blumen Vinyl] // Turkey
Alpman – Unknown #2 [Blumen Vinyl] // Turkey
Azymuth – Dona Olimpia [Milestone Records] // US
Pasquale Pisano – Over The Clouds [Riddle Records] // Italy
Jackie Orszaczky – Friends of Mrs S. [Real Records] // Australia
Pete Pearl – La Fata Della Luna [Phase 6 Super Stereo – Vedette Records] // Italy
Jacques Lasry – Labyrinthe [International Music Label] // France
F. Bonfanti – Acque Calme [CGO Records] // Italy

13.45-14.50 GMT WW Istanbul: Mr Zula

Alain Goraguer – Ten et Tiwa Dorment [Pathé] // France
Erik Truffaz – Wet in Paris [Blue Note] // US
Grup Ses – Baykuşun Akşamı with Ethnique Punch [Besides Records] // France
Tajima Hal x ∆KTR – That Was My Doom [Hermit City Recordings] // Japan
Keor Meteor – Dark Nebula [Self Release]
Karakan – Akşam Oldu [Neşe Müzik] // Turkey
Shlohmo – Places (Mt. Marcy Remix) [Self Release]
Melodiesinfonie – J A $ $ pt.41 [Feelin’ Music] // UK
Melodiesinfonie – Zeitmaschine [Gergaz] // Slovakia
Flofilz – Twosome [Melting Pot Music] // Germany
Mr. Zula – Kara [StillMuzik] // France
Ta-ku – Terms & Nujabes [Self Release]
Kill Emil – Vinyls, Samplers and Coffee [Beatquick] // Greece
Bluestaeb – Just A Staeb Ahead feat. Anthony Drawn [Radio Juicy] // Germany
Shin-Ski – Rigel [Octave] // Japan
Freshtone – With Love (Dear Louie) [Self Release]
Le Serveur – Mademoiselle [Black Milk Music Records] // France
Cartel – Çek Bi Fırt [Mercury Records] // UK
Kendall Miles x Mukashi – Bell Peppers & Beef [Self Release]
Saib – Sunflowers [Self Release]
Supafuh feat. Pumpkin – Avec Style [Self Release]

VHS Logos – Metaverse [Self Release]
Jael – LoveSigns [Darker Than Wax] // Singapore
Pacific Shore – Love From The Road [Self Release]
Pacific Shore – Escale [Self Release]

Grup Ses – Gider [Besides] // France
Baba Zula – Analog Anadolu Dub [Glitterbeat] // Germany

14.50-16.00 GMT WW Istanbul: Kerem Akdag

Flytones – Keep It Down [Forthcoming TBA] // Turkey
Flytones – Want It [Forthcoming TBA] // Turkey
Isatta Sheriff – Moving On [Self released] // Turkey
Baker Aaron – Swingtime Sweets [Forthcoming TBA]// Turkey
Kerem Akdag – Don’t Be Sad [Forthcoming on Dimensions Recordings] // UK
SPRJZZ – 001 [Forthcoming TBA] // Turkey
Kerem Akdag – We Unite [Forthcoming on Dimensions Recordings] // Turkey
No Excuses – Sorry I’m Late (Unreleased) // Turkey
Kerem Akdag – Steppin’ Out [Darker Than Wax] // Singapore
Harvey Sutherland – Bamboo [Voyage Recordings] // Australia
Alex Seidel – Altitude 89 [Tartelet Recordings] // Germany
Dan Kye – Change [Rhythm Section] // UK
Youandewan – Fm Jam [AUS Music] // UK
Neue Grafik – La Vilette II [Beat X Changers] // France

Istanbul Sarkicilari – Bir Ruy A Gordum [Turkuola] // Germany
Cahit Oben – Seveceksen Beni Sev [1 Numara] // Turkey
Mustafa Kandıralı – Kandıra Çiftetellisi [Senay] // Turkey