Dec 07 2015

December Concerts

We are celebrating the last days of this year with music. While the sun is leaving the town, here are the venues where music warms up people.

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Blonde Redhead / 15-16 December - Babylon Bomonti

Over twenty years of career filled with 9 albums and only one name; alternative/indie rock band Blonde Redhead.  New York based band will perform in Babylon Bomonti running two days. Kazu Makino’s characteristic vocal along with rock tones, Blonde Redhead’s concert is on the top of our wish list.


Selah Sue / 17 December - Babylon Bomonti

Belgian-born soul music representative Selah Sue, keeping Amy Winehouse alive with her intimate music. She takes her last album along ‘Reason’, released on 30 March, and changes her course to İstanbul after three years of break. We have heard her name in the year of 2011 when her first album has released. Selah Sue will warm up Babylon Bomonti with her music composed by soul, reggae and R&B.


The Avener (DJ Set) / 26 December - Babylon Bomonti

Electronic music scene’s cherished French new member The Avener will perform in Babylon Bomonti with their deep house and electro musical stand. Awareness has increased with their edits such as “Castle In The Snow”, “Lonely Boy” and “To Let Myself Go”. In a little while, they become popular and their performances hotly- anticipated.


Jacco Gardner / 11 December - Salon İKSV

Amsterdam-born Jacco Gardner, took inspiration from 60’s iconic names like Van Dyke Parks and Syd Barret, and released an album in 2013. He got involved in music scene quiet and retiring. Jacco Gardner, agent of neo psychedelic and baroque pop, is one of the special guests of december. Besides, Palmiyeler, one of the local music stage’s gains of this year, will perform right before Jacco Gardner.


Kollektiv Turmstrasse / 19 December – Indigo

There were lots of duals in electronic music platform, but few of them have musical and spiritual integrity and spread this to audience. North Germany based Christian Hilscher and Nico Plagemann created Kollektiv Turmstrasse celebrating 15 year of association.

Christian and Nico worked with famous labels such as Cocoon, Get Physical, Soma, Poker Flat, Defected, Systematic and Traum. Besides, they made some reworks for Trentemøller, Hot Chip and Terry Lee Brown Jr. If you want more you should set food in Indigo on 19th of December!

Adriatique / 12nd of December - Indigo


Electronic music scene’s Zurich based Adrian Shala and Adrian Schweizer couple’s music project called Adriatique will take stage on 12th of December. According to Resident Advisor’s ‘The Best DJ’s’ list they are at the 56th raw. Dynamic Music labeled couple will accompany techno music lovers with their tech house and techo centered DJ set.


RBMA Represents: Beardyman - Onra – Iskeletor / 18th of December - Babylon Bomonti

Babylon Bomonti hosts this season’s first RBMA night. Guests of this nights are; Beadyman; with surprising live performance composed by his extraordinary beatbox talent and live loops, Vietnam origin French producer Onra, known from ‘Chinoiseries’ and ‘Long Distance’ albums and RBMA bachelor Kerem Sevinçli’s noise/grime/glitch hop labeled project Iskeletor will take stage at Babylon Bomonti.


‘Müzik Hayvanı’ is at Salon: In Hoodies & On Your Horizon / 19th of December - Salon İKSV

In Hoodies and On Your Horizon exist within the structure of ‘Müzik Hayvanı’, one of our local stage’s independent vinyl company. Instrumental rock, ambient and post rock music’s represantative ‘On Your Horizon’s ‘Turbulent’ album was released on this june. Besides, brand new band In Hoodies’ ‘She Got Caught’ EP will warm Salon IKSV’s inside.