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Gig Alert: Minor Empire

The psychedelic Turkish group plays at Drom on Thursday. Download "Firat Turkusu."

Thursday, July 18, 2013

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Minor Empire (Courtesy of the artist)

ARTIST: Minor Empire

DOWNLOAD: "Firat Turkusu"

SHOW: Thursday at Drom ($15)

East meets West in the band Minor Empire. The core members of the group hail from Turkey – but are based in Toronto. Their songs, many based on traditional Turkish folk tunes, strike a balance between traditional and experimental, acoustic and electric, and between ecstasy and melancholy.

Download "Firat Turkusu" above, and watch a video, below.


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Comments [2]

Asım

I love your music Minor Empire. Come to Turkey and give a concert to the fans in Turkey. You should have been known by much people. Thanks for your contributions to Turkish music.

Jul. 18 2013 07:14 PM
Mark Gorney

Wow! This is beautiful. What a lovely, judicious meld of old and new.

Jul. 18 2013 12:12 AM

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