Biography

Kırıka is a Turkish group playing their own versions and arrangements of Turkish traditional and classical music, , etc.

The group was formed in 2000, and began to give concerts 2001. Their recordings of “Pireli Sirto” and “Hicazkar Zeybek” were included in the films Organize İşler and Dondurmam Gaymak (both released in 2005). Their first album, Kaba Saz, was released in 2008 by Baykuş Müzik, and included their takes on folk songs and dances, rembetika, tango, and other styles. It was selected as album of the year by Bant magazine.

Their second album, Yılların Ettiğini, was released in 2012, again by Baykuş Müzik.

The group is made up of Salih Nazım Peker (bağlama, cura, abdal sazı, electric saz, buzuki, tzouras, baglamadaki, lavta, banjo, lead vocals), Orçun Baştürk (davullar, ziller, tef, bongo, shaker, asma davul, glockenspiel, backing vocals), Erdoğan Türksever (fretted and fretless bass guitar, backing vocals), and Özgür Yılmaz (electric guitar, backing vocals).

* MySpace page

Edited by Grosseteste on 30 Aug 2013, 14:22

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