Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek

Derya Yıldırım and Grup Şimşek return with their third album “Dost 2”, the second part of the highly acclaimed Dost 1 released in 2021. This eight-track release sees Turkish singer, bağlama player and multi-instrumentalist Derya Yıldırım and her international band of siblings continue their psychedelic journey, meandering through Anatolian folk music and poetry with their electrifying grooves, while delving into their own personal lives and experiences.

Although rooted in Anatolian tradition, Grup Şimşek draws on a limitless cosmos of sound and relies on the contribution of each band member.

wednesday 07 february 202421h00
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Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek

With origins in Turkey, Germany, France, Great Britain, Sweden and Italy, the members of Grup Şimşek (pronounced « Chimchek ») fit into the borderless generation that some would describe as « Outernational ».Born in 2014, and boasting two albums and an EP, the band has forged a formidable reputation thanks to its heady blend of Anatolian folk, 1970s Turkish […]

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