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.