Altın Gün at Vieilles Charrues Festival in 2018.

Altın Gün is an Anatolian rock and psychedelic Turkish folk band from Amsterdam, Netherlands. It was founded by guitarist Ben Rider and bassist Jasper Verhulst.[1][2] Their debut album was On, released in 2018.[3] In 2019, they released Gece which was nominated for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards (2019) in the Best World Music Album category.[4][5] Their style has been described as "psychedelic" with a "dirty blend of funk rhythms, wah-wah guitars and analogue organs".[6] The band's first American tour commenced in mid 2019.[7]

Members

Altın Gün are:[8]

  • Jasper Verhulst: Bass
  • Ben Rider: Guitar (former member)
  • Denzel Sprenkeling: Guitar
  • Daniel Smienk: Drums (From 2019)
  • Erdinç Ecevit Yıldız: Vocals, keyboards, and bağlama
  • Merve Daşdemir: Vocals, keyboards
  • Gino Groeneveld: Percussion

Discography

Albums

  • 2018 : On
  • 2019 : Gece
  • 2021 : Yol

Singles

  • 2017 : "Goca Dünya" / "Kırşehir'in Gülleri"
  • 2018 : "Tatlı Dile Güler Yüze" / "Hababam"
  • 2018 : "Cemalim" / "Vay Dünya"
  • 2019 : "Süpürgesi Yoncadan"
  • 2019 : "Gelin Halayı" / "Dıv Dıv"
  • 2020 : "Ordunun Dereleri" / "Bir Of Çeksem"
  • 2021 : "Yüce Dağ Başında"
  • 2021 : "Kara Toprak"

References

  1. ^ Jack Parker (July 30, 2018). "Inside the World of Altın Gün". All Things Loud.
  2. ^ DJ Morgan (March 3, 2018). "KEXP at Trans Musicales: Altın Gün". KEXP.
  3. ^ Altın Gün at AllMusic
  4. ^ "Grammy Award Results for Altin Gün". Grammy Awards. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  5. ^ Cheryl Waters. "Altın Gün - Süpürgesi Yoncadan". Song of the day podcast. KEXP. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  6. ^ "Altın Gün on the album "On" resurrect Turkish Psychedelic Rock". New Model Radio, Bratislava, Slovakia. May 17, 2018. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  7. ^ Aarushi Nanda (July 31, 2019). "Amsterdam-based Turkish group Altın Gün takes on first U.S. tour". Riff (magazine).
  8. ^ "Altın Gün". Soyouz Folklore Moderne. Retrieved Jan 14, 2021.

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