Born and raised in Istanbul, Tufan Demir is a leading voice in Istanbul music scene, with his eclectic style blending ambient and house tones. Right after his graduation from MIAM (Centre for Advanced Studies in Music) of Istanbul Technical University, Tufan Demir followed his bliss and kept on producing various tracks from glitchy ambient drones to dub based minimal grooves. His versatile style is highly liked by Istanbul’s alternative club scene. Also a former Red Bull Music Academy participant, Demir played in several venues in Istanbul like Indigo, Otto, Gizli Bahce, The Hall and Babylon, and in music festivals such as Radar Live and Phonem. He DJs in Cologne and New York, from time to time and he was also among the young wave of musicians who represented Turkey in the prestigious Frankfur Book fair in 2008.
His alias, Beto Narme, is Tufan Demir’s ever-growing dubstep project, with a sound that heavily focuses on repetitive beats and warm chords. The starting point of Beto Narme for Tufan Demir was the never-ending energy of dubstep, coldness of Chain Reaction Galaxy and blurry emotions of Detroit Techno, a definition which perfectly fits Tufan Demir’s innovative vision.
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