Yol

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Altın Gün return with a masterful album that widens their critically acclaimed exploration of Anatolian rock and Turkish psychedelic stylings to include dreamy 80’s synth-pop and dancefloor excursions. Yol (Road) brings together all vectors of the Altın Gün experience and delivers their most compelling and individual album to date.

Amsterdam’s Altın Gün have built a strong reputation for melding past and present to make brilliantly catchy, psychedelic pop music, as seen with their Grammy-nominated second album, Gece. They are also a renowned live band with strings of sold-out shows on three continents, who have consistently brought a muscular groove to their recordings. Yol, their third album in as many years, excitedly continues these trends; while also digging in deep to unveil a new palette of sonic surprises.

Though it draws from the rich and incredibly diverse traditions of Anatolian and Turkish folk music, Yol is not just a record that reframes traditional sounds for a contemporary audience. The album often presents a textured, avant-pop sound as evidenced by the debut single Ordunun Dereleri. Mysterious and atmospheric, the track is a thrilling evolution for the band. It patiently coaxes the listener into a resonant soundworld of down-tempo electro beats, majestic synths and Erdinç Ecevit's yearning vocal of unrequited love.

With Yol, Altın Gün have maybe patented their own magical process of reimagining and sonic path-finding, one probably not heard since the late 1960s and early 1970s British folkrock boom. Less of a reworking than a seduction, their recordings transport the listener to a world where the original songs never previously inhabited.


Bahçada Yeşil Çınar
Ordunun Dereleri
Bulunur Mu
Hey Nari
Yüce Dağ Başında
Kesik Çayır
Arda Boyları
Kara Toprak
Sevda Olmasaydı
Maçka Yolları
Yekte
Esmerim Güzelim
Format: LP
Label: Glitterbeat
Catalogue numbers: GBLP 103

Companies:
Distributed By-Indigo (2)
Recorded At-Katzwijm Studio
Voorhout
Recorded At-Barracão Sound Laboratory

Barcodes & Identifiers:
Barcode-4 030433 610312 >
Label Code-LC 41276
Matrix / Runout-GBLP 103-A3
Matrix / Runout-GBLP 103-B
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)



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