Music Industry News Network [09-21-2017]
Turkish Synth Wizard MURAT SES With His Newest Release NARDUGAN (OpBe Dances) Hits US Billboard Charts Again!
NARDUGAN (OpBe Dances) By Turkish Synth Wizard MURAT SES Hits US Billboard Charts Again!
NARDUGAN (OpBe Dances) [Dance/Electronic album] by Murat Ses is still in the Top 10 of Billboard's Hot New Single Charts; three weeks in a row.
Murat Ses is a Turkish-Austrian keyboard player and composer with strong Eurasian electronic elements.
He is creator of the Anadolu Pop style (Father of Anadolu Pop), a synthesis of Anatolian Music and Western elements that has been influencing Turkish music scene for decades.
His album Danses et Rythmes de la Turquie d'hier a aujourd'hui was awarded the Grand Prix du Disque by the Charles Cros Academie in Paris, France.
In the early 1990s Murat Ses developed a musical style he terms Electric Levantine (Anadolu Pop 2.0). The main elements of the style are microtonal properties created on authentic Levantine scales, electronically produced instrument timbres and Western music.
It's an experimental form of Anadolu Pop.
This sound by Murat Ses has already charted five times on Billboard in 2016/2017.
In Billboard Hot New Singles charts in January, February, July, October 2016 [Endless Dance, Anatolian Highway 3, Pockmarked Beauty 2, Strawberry Moon] and September 2017 [Nardugan (OpBe Dances)] He is a Voting member of Grammy®.
Four times Global Music Awards and four times Akademia Awards winner (both in 2015/2016 and 2017 in Dance Electronica, World Beat), Hollywood Music Awards nominations (2016 and 2017);
Indie Music Channel Awards (2016/Best Male Emerging Artist of the Year)
Indie Music Channel Radio Awards 2016 in Hollywood/Best Dance Music Artist.
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