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Those fine sound selectors at Bongo Joe have really been ripping up the new post punk envelope recently. We’ve had Tout Bleu’s dark-folk electronica, Amami’s earnest Rai inventions and most recently Societe Etrange caused a stir with their free form, dub informed workouts. Now the label is delivering direct from Istanbul, Lalalar’s debut album ‘Bi …

The sound of the Istanbul underground is juddering ever nearer to your listening posts in the shape of electro-alt-rock agitators Lalalar. With a name that approximates (semi-ironically) ‘The Wise Guys’, this trio has the in-built swagger, edge and beat power to tear up any template of new wave Anatolian psyche that you might cosy up …

Istanbul synth-wave specialists Jakuzi are sharing their first new music in two years via the new EP Açık Bir Yara, out now through City Slang. The EP comprises two tracks: Açık Bir Yara, (produced by Jakuzi’s vocalist Kutay Soyocak and Kerem Brumend) and Hiç Işık Yok, also produced by Kutay Soyocak and Maurizio Baggio, who …