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Moğollar is one of the pioneer bands in Turkish rock music for about 40 years and one of the founders of Turkish ethno rock music (or Anatolian rock music). The major goal of the band is to prove that folk music has a multi-layered soul and folk music’s dynamism is very close to pop music’s dynamism. The band members (Aziz Azmet, Cahit Berkay, Taner Ongur, Engin Yorukoglu and Murat Ses) tried to fuse the technical aspects of pop music with the melodies of ancient Anatolian folk music in late 1960s and early 1970s.

Cahit Berkay, Taner Öngür and Engin Yörükoğlu reformed the band in 1993, and were joined by keyboard player Serhat Ersöz. Murat Ses is dealing with other projects and is still pursuing an extraordinary international career.

The group won the Grand Prix du Disque (previously won by such groups as Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix) in 1971.

Murat Ses (the group’s keyboardist, arranger and composer) work and composition Ağrı Dağı Efsanesi (The Legend of Mount Ararat) was inspired by ancient legends of ‘the Flood’ in different cultures. In live versions over ten minutes he made use of diverse FX possibilities of his time to tell a sonic story with his keyboards.


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  • LastOneStand


    24 Jan 7:56pm Reply
  • Gandalford

    çok güzel :D

    13 Aug 2014 Reply
  • jayster84

    Soooooo Good!!!!!

    6 Jun 2014 Reply
  • hasanziya

    gece sesleri gerçekten çok güzel bir trip-hopvari çalışma. etnik trip hop olarak adlandırsam başım ağrımaz sanırım

    16 Sep 2013 Reply
  • nicoinfurs

    Self titled from '76 is a masterpiece. Unequivocal and almost ridiculously composed tunes, compromising both Turkish and 'Western' aesthetics. It just makes me feel a little proud to be from Turkey. Sorry for this pretentiousness, but it's just great.

    25 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Akayz7

    Pretty damn refreshing sounds.

    14 Feb 2012 Reply
  • theorchardmusic

    praise be to one of my all time favourites. Mogollar!

    1 Oct 2011 Reply
  • eskialili

    İyiki varsınız.

    1 Jul 2011 Reply
  • sp0ut

    Ölüler altın takar mı?

    16 Jun 2011 Reply
  • ashleyrobb

    i thought they were 'les mogol '

    24 May 2011 Reply
  • TrippinKD

    Расово верная, годная музыка. peace!

    5 May 2011 Reply
  • ummanturkoglu

    huzur içinde yatsın.

    25 Feb 2011 Reply
  • Tris-B

    Başımız sağolsun... Saygıyla anıyoruz.

    3 Feb 2011 Reply
  • claudiajones

    Someone needs to get iTunes to spell their name right too! It won't recognise artwork for Moğollar, only Mogollar.... sorry to the Turkish purists out there!

    2 Dec 2010 Reply
  • ikarus999

    nice stuff.

    10 Jun 2010 Reply
  • fugufugu

    Engin Yörükoğlu huzur içinde yatsın. Moğollar'ın Gam Yükü adlı güzel bestesini dinlemek kalıyor bize ancak.

    27 Apr 2010 Reply
  • edoslast

    huzur içinde yatsın..

    26 Apr 2010 Reply
  • KeremErdin

    Seni çok özleyeceğiz Engin Abi......

    25 Apr 2010 Reply
  • Lion_65

    Moğollar'ın kurucu üyelerinden Engin Yörükoğlu dört yıldır savaştığı amansız hastalığa yenik düştü ve bu sabah hayatını yitirdi. Ruhu şad olsun.. Moğollar'ın ve tüm sevenlerinin başı sağolsun...

    23 Apr 2010 Reply
  • Lion_65

    Moğollar'ın son albümleri "Umut Yolunu Bulur"daki "Çaya Kaç Şeker" ve "Geri Sar" mükemmel parçalar...

    12 Feb 2010 Reply
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