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“Maddening Music from the Homeland!”

The chimes of freedom that rocked the entire world in the 60s also created a deep impression on Turkish culture. While the crazed movement reflected upon every type of art, music was the most deeply affected. The budding Western influence in music was accelerated and Anatolian timbers, resonations and instruments became infused with Western pop, rock and funk, sparking a trend that would last for decades: Anatolian Pop (Anadolu Pop). As artists and bands that dedicated themselves to this new style came up on the scene, parents went mad up the walls at home wondering what the young ones were up to at these gigs!

During this special one hour program Murat Meriç, who is also an author of the book about the history of Turkish Anatolian Pop Music named “Pop Dedik”, talks and gives indepth information both about the tracks and the era itself that Anatolian Pop was a real hype. Prepare yourself for a long, musical journey led by Murat Meric through the first psychedelic samples of 60s Turkey to Anatolian Pop, with contemporary alternative Turkish creations thrown in the mix.

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  • 2012

  • 2011

By Tag

  • Anatolian

  • Anadolu

  • pop

  • istanbul

  • Babylon

  • meri

  • anadolu pop

  • Turkey

  • anatolian pop

  • Murat Meri

  • radyobabylon

  • radyo babylon

  • turkish

  • murat

  • radyo

  • radio babylon

  • Beyaz Kelebekler

  • Nekropsi

  • The Golden Microphone

  • Selda

  • Ajda Pekkan

  • Zeynep G?kt?rk

  • Psychadelic

  • instrumental

  • turkish rock

  • Timur Sel?uk

  • Mos Def

  • Edip Akbayram

  • pozitif

  • H?meyra

  • BaBa ZuLa

  • Golden Microphone

  • Ramadan

  • Durul Gence

  • odeon

  • Progressive

  • t?rkiye

  • Traditional

  • Cengiz Co?kuner

  • France

  • Seyyal Taner

  • Ihtiya? Molasi

  • ?igri?im Folk

  • Classical

  • Melih Kibar

  • Yavuz Hakan Tok

  • Cem Karaca

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Anatolian Pop 28th December 2011Sun, 2012-01-08 14:16

Entertaining and madly good melodies from the second half of 60s and first half of 70s. Even though artists are widely ... See details

Anatolian Pop 07th Decembre 2011Wed, 2012-01-04 13:09

This show's context is a little bit mixed. Mostly there are experimental rock songs of middle 70s. Some of them talk... See details

Anatolian Pop 30th Novembre 2011Thu, 2011-12-29 14:53

Turkey in 1970s, that was an era of different kind of artistic attempts. In this show we have experimental works in... See details

Anatolian Pop 23th Novembre 2011Tue, 2011-12-13 01:30

Esin Af?ar, one of Anatolian pop music's most important names, passed away on 14th November 2011. Selections of the... See details

Anatolian Pop 16th Novembre 2011Thu, 2011-12-08 18:47

Esin Af?ar, one of Anatolian pop music's most important names, passed away on 14th November 2011. Selections of the... See details

ANATOLIAN POP 5th Octobre 2011Sun, 2011-10-16 20:19

Some picks from Alpay's,who is one of the most dominant names of anatolian pop, and Mazhar Fuat ?zkan's, whose new... See details

Anatolian Pop 28th September 2011Thu, 2011-10-13 13:57

Instrumental vinyls and classical music adaptations during the first half of 70s in Turkey. Pop salutations to Bach,... See details

ANATOLIAN POP 7th September 2011Mon, 2011-09-19 03:00

Anatolian Pop, To France! Murat Meri?, who will participate to Kolaj Istanbul event between 14-18 september organised... See details

ANATOLIAN POP 31st August 2011 Fri, 2011-09-16 03:00

Energetic and joyful songs from Turkey. Because the show fell on the holiday of Ramadan, the set is full of... See details

ANATOLIAN POP 24th August 2011 Tue, 2011-09-13 15:24

Selda, who is accepted as one of the best 100 female vocals of the world, is in the program as well. A retrospective... See details

Anatolian Pop 17th August 2011Tue, 2011-08-30 19:17

Two very important musicians, protest songs done by Cem Karaca and Edip Akbayram recorded in late 70's. By showing the... See details

ANATOLIAN POP 10th August 2011 Fri, 2011-08-26 16:32

Freakish vinyls of Anatolian Pop: Pscychedelic sound of 60's, progressive attepmts of 70's, Turkish songs published in... See details

Anatolian Pop 13th July 2011Sat, 2011-07-23 03:00

Precious elements of anatolian-pop... A melodic bouquet of the best pieces from the past to date. Anadolu Pop 13th... See details

Anatolian Pop 6th July 2011Tue, 2011-07-19 18:50

Marching right on through the national Golden Microphone competition archives, a true gem of a cornerstone for Anadolu... See details

Anatolian Pop 29th June 2011Mon, 2011-07-11 15:41

We continue our foray into Anadolu Pop history.. A general inspection of The Golden Microphone competition that... See details

ANATOLIAN POP 22th June 2011Fri, 2011-06-24 13:23

The early beginnings of Anadolu Pop, including the records assumed to have started it all and how the trend got its... See details

Anadolu Pop 08th June 2011 Thu, 2011-06-16 18:17

More new than old pieces, influences ranging from the Mos Def ? Selda meetup to Teoman?s new album, songs that are... See details

ANATOLIAN POP 01st June 2011Fri, 2011-06-10 00:32

This week Anadolu Pop features the best of its kind from Odeon?s archives, one of Turkey?s oldest record labels.... See details

ANATOLIAN POP 25th May 2011 Fri, 2011-05-27 16:38

Samples from instrumental creations of yesteryear and today; a perfect blend of two generations... ?Youngsters? such... See details

ANATOLIAN POP 18th May 2011Mon, 2011-05-23 03:00

This program takes a look at modern-day covers of the most outstanding tracks from Anadolu Pop history, and attempts... See details

ANATOLIAN POP 11th May 2011Fri, 2011-05-20 12:58

This installment of Anadolu Pop (Anatolian Pop) includes songs woven with melodies and rhythms from the Anatolian... See details

ANATOLIAN POP 4th May 2011Fri, 2011-05-06 15:06

Pop songs laced with melodies rooted in Anatolian tradition, recorded in the late 70s... A rather humorous take on the... See details

Anatolian Pop - Episode 1Tue, 2011-05-03 16:13

This programme covers the first ?psychedelic? experiments of early Anatolian Pop with original recordings from regional... See details