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The Daily Rind Label Spotlight: KALAN Music

Kalan

September 26th, 2015

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Among its many interpretations, music can inspire enjoyment and relief, or present a gigantic universe to be explored and discovered. Hasan Saltık, founder of the stand-out Turkish label, KALAN, is more of the discoverer kind and with that, has built what many would count among the pioneering Turkish labels. An established […]

1915-2015 Truth & Hope Ara Dinkjian

Kalan

April 14th, 2015

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Armenian-American composer and ud player Ara Dinkjian is well known throughout Turkey, The Middle East, and Europe. Many of his songs (i.e. Vazgeçtim, Ağladıkça, Sarışın, YineMiÇiçek, Son Sardunyalar) have become standards. His progressive ensembles Night Ark, The Secret Trio, and The Ara Dinkjian Quartet have […]

The Secret Trio’s new album ‘Three of Us’ is out now

Kalan

March 28th, 2015

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The Secret Trio consists of İsmail Lumanovski, Tamer Pınarbaşı and Ara Dinkjian have released their second album ‘Three of Us’ with Kalan Music. The Trio is carrying out strong melodies and unusual arrangement with non-classical of clarinet, ‘kanun’ and ‘ud’ work style. Sezen Aksu and […]

A story of longing ‘Garod Documentary’ is out now

Kalan

March 28th, 2015

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Garod means longing in Armenian. Longing for a land that lost its people. Longing for the homeland. Longing for a time that is eternally lost. Garod is a story of longing. It is about the lives and the musical stories of two Armenian musicians: A […]

Piatango’s new album ‘Yeni Aşk’ is out now

Kalan

January 30th, 2015

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Piatango have released their new album ‘Yeni Aşk’ with Kalan Music. This album offers an enchanting, unique and memorable musical feast for all world music lovers. It is available on iTunes and Spotify now. Piatango, founded in 2007, interpret the music of renowned composer Astor […]

Şahan Arzruni’s new album ‘Hommage’ is out now

Kalan

December 5th, 2014

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Şahan Arzruni has released a rich new selection of classical Armenian piano works. World-famous Turkish-Armenian pianist Şahan Arzruni has re-interpreted classic piano works from the early period of Armenian music. Şahan Arzruni’s new album, subtitled: ‘Remembrance: Piano Works of the First Armenian Composers’, has been […]

Şirin Pancaroğlu & Bora Uymaz’s new album ‘Cafe Tango’ is out now

Kalan

December 5th, 2014

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Şirin Pancaroğlu & Bora Uymaz’s new album ‘Cafe Tango’ is out now and perfect for those looking for a real tango experience. With this album Şirin and Bora are breathing new life into the tradition of tango, with innovative Turkish tango compositions and fresh arrangements […]

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