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Turkish psychedelia, surf, punk, rock’n roll and a lot more! Our very own Gaye Su Akyol is back with a single from her upcoming album with the same name: İstikikrarlı Hayal Hakikattir (Consistent Fantasy Is Reality). She explains that “the song adresses nothing less than ‘the great crisis of existence.’” Always referencing the space, unknown galaxies and precious dreams, GSA tells us to dream, dream and dream.

As known from the previous works of GSA, she blends rock’n roll, surf and punk with traditional Turkish scales. This song is no different. However, it contains many new and different instruments. The baseline is richer and more complicated and there are many sounds that cannot be understood if not listened carefully. Keep up your originality in a country that may have lost its soul, GSA. You remind us every day that the universe is beyond our perception of reality.

(GSA’s upcoming album İstikrarlı Hayal Hakikattir will be released on October 26th.)

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About the curator - Ada Bayramoglu

Ada Bayramoglu - Music to Curator

Ada is a high schooler from İstanbul who cannot be seen without her headphones. She is a “support your local” kind of girl who knows all the best places to drink coffee in her hometown. Her subconscious is full of “Turkish Classical Music”, which she has been listening to since she was born.  She likes everlasting conversations with her friends about music and art. If you don’t know where she is just look at the nearest concert hall and she’ll be there.