The Queen of Eklektik BerlinIstan live in Somerville!
Based between Berlin and Istanbul, queer-living DJ, producer and curator, İpek İpekçioğlu has an established reputation across nightlife scenes worldwide. She has performed her music at the Glastonburry, Fusion, Sziget, At.tension, Berlin Festival and many more international electronic and world music festivals. Ipek has been creating a buzz amongst international crowds from New York City to the desert Sahara of Mali, developing an exclusive brand name with her unique and hybrid Soundmix and she regarded is one of the most popular DJs of the Berlin club scene and internationally as known as Queen of Eklektik BerlinIstan.
DJ Ipek In her musical spectrum, psychedelic turkish funk meets disco, balkanfolk to minimal, Anatolian folk to deep house, Kurdish halay to electro, Turkish tango to break beat, bhangra to moombahton, dabke to reaggaton, Albanian folk to twerk, Iranian bandari to techno. Her EthnikFolkElektronikMix is free of conventionality, and it refuses to be limited by style, tempo or genres. Her Eklektik BerlinIstan“ sets provide surprising breaks to the steady course of club music today. Inspired by her passion for ethnic music and genre-hopping dance beats, Ipek spins tunes from Turkey, Middle East, Anatolia (Mesopotamia) and Balkans. She has won several awards for her music, inluding the German Record Critics' Award.