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Guest Mix: Çerikunda & Grup Ses (Turkish Gems, Beats & Edits)

Today, I am excited to share with you a really special guest mix from Çerikunda & Grup Ses.

Together they present the annual “Turkish Diggin’ Report”, a series of mixes of rare and obscure Turkish Folk, Psych, Funk and Rock from the 60s, 70s and 80s. And on 2016s “Alliance” album, Grup Ses twisted snippets of obscure Turkish music into something unique and new.

For this mix, they blend a selection of rare Turkish gems together with new edits and unreleased beats. A serious treat to behold.

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Guest Mix: Mike Gurrieri

Melbourne’s Mike Gurrieri steps up for the first guest mix on OutOfQuiet.com, a sublime selection of Soul, Jazz, Funk and more sure to warm up any Summers day.

Mike Gurrieri is a Melbourne-based DJ whose taste covers everything from jazz, soul, hip hop & electronic sounds from all corners of the globe, past, present & future. As well as being one of the most in-demand DJs in Melbourne, Mike also presents his weekly radio show ‘Mystic Brew’ on Melbourne community station PBS 106.7FM, runs the Equinox Recordings label & works behind the counter at legendary Melbourne record store Northside Records.

Mike also came through Reform Radio for a guest spot on Out Of Quiet pt.33 when he was in town. You can hear that here (starts 29mins 30):

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*Out Now* AVER – DIE BERLIN DATEIEN

‘Die Berlin Dateien’ is the first fully instrumental hip-hop album by AVER, the chief producer of The Natural Curriculum (TNC) and it out now on Village Live Records. The first video from the project was just released too, and you can check that and the album trailer below.AVER_VINYL_MOCK1.jpgCreated whilst living in Berlin, AVER developed the 16 tracks as part of an attempt to evolve traditional sample use with more complex rhythms and off beat drum breaks. The album features scratching and beatbox by fellow members of TNC and is overlaid with German language vocals that provide an abstract narrative to further embellish the dream-like, somewhat dystopian nature of the album. Check the trailer below and the video for the track “Portale”, all shot by Ja-m-es

If you want to hear more about Aver’s creative process, listen back to OOQ pt.4 where he discusses the making of the last Natural Curriculum LP, the Hip-Hop supergroup he is part of.

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*Listen* 3 hour OOQ Special feat. iZem

A month ago iZem came to Manchester for the first time and tore things up at the first ever Regal Disco at the White Hotel. Before that, he passed through the Reform Radio studio for a 3 hour special, and you can listen back to that set now.