First broadcast date: 15 February 2017
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
Born and bred in Istanbul, Debora Ipekel is back from her recent trip to her hometown with a bag full of records.
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.
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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.
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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.
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