First broadcast date: 22 August 1970
Istanbul Pop-up – Live From Radyo Babylon // 30-12-2016 // 10AM-4PM
Hosted by Debora Ipekel and teaming up with Radyo Babylon, we head to Turkey to check out the radio culture in Istanbul. Broadcast live to you from the heart of Istanbul, Debora will be bringing through plenty of Turkish grooves with special guests. Tune in as our Turkish friends show us how it’s done.
Running order: London/GMT
11:00-12:00 Debora Ipekel with Baba Zula (Murat Ertel)
12:00-13:00 USSR Special with Taytay Funbana (Deform Music)
13:00-14:00 Contemporary sounds from Turkey with Kaan Duzarat
15:00-16:00 Grup Ses
Undomondo: A music blog & radio show from Istanbul since 2005 that supports good music regardless of genres, periods and geography.
Baba Zula (Murat Ertel): The unrivalled masters of 21st century Turkish psychedelic music Baba Zula mixes oriental instruments with modern sounds, creating a sound of their own called “Istanbul psychedelic”. Debora Ipekel invites lead singer and electronic saz player Murat Ertel for an hour of music and conversation.
Deform: One of the most special record shops in Turkey. Co-founder Tayfun Aras shares his passion and deep knowledge of music from the USSR.
Kaan Duzarat: Owner of Analog Kultur Record store, producer, DJ and local hero
Ahu: An RBMA alumni, Ahu has written and sung songs with Flying Lotus, Mr. Beatnick, Emanative, Miles Bonny and many more. She graces Worldwide FM with an hour of her own creations and current selections.
Grup Ses: Taking snippets from obscure sounds of the past, Turkish artist Grup Ses does not ride on the Anatolian Rock revival/edit wave, but actually manages to create something original. Tune in for an hour of beats spiced by Turkish-psych samples.