A happy reunion with Turkish singer and multi-instrumentalist Derya Yildirim and her band Grup Şimşek , after their performance at World Festival 2018 . The group members come from Turkey, Germany, France and England and thus embody the 'outernational' generation: Turks who grew up in a country other than Turkey.
Derya Yildirim has a unique voice that radiates both melancholy and longing. Musically she is accompanied by Grup Şimşek, which excels in hypnotic Anatolian psych-pop. In other words: an unctuous mix of Turkish folk, grooves and psychedelics .
In addition to her own compositions, Derya Yildirim also performs gems by Turkish artists such as (protest) singer Selda Bağcan, rock pioneer Barış Manço, Moğollar ( founding fathers of Turkish folk rock) and the Turkish poet Nazım Hikmet. For fans of Altin Gün and Kruaghbin.
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