Press release: Phat Elephant Recordings presents special Istanbul compilation

Phat Elephant Recordings releases “ISTANBUL – Phat Elephant Special”,  a selection of some of the very best electronic music artists from the Turkish metro pole of Istanbul nowadays. This compilation contains tracks from Murat Uncuoglu, UHR, Alican & Soner, Avilo, Hasan Mogol and Kid-E. The release will be available in over 300 online stores as from June 24th.

Phat Elephant has been representing DJ/Producers from Istanbul and has organized events in Istanbul over many years. Phat Elephants strong connection with Istanbul resulted in a Special Edition release with a selection of some of the very best electronic music artists from this metro pole. Murat Uncuoglu and Hasan Mogol are playing at the official Istanbul Special release party on the Saturday, July 2nd in Minibar (Prinsengracht 478) in Amsterdam.

ISTANBUL – Phat Elephant Special
ISTANBUL – Phat Elephant Special contains tracks from Murat Uncuoglu, UHR, Alican & Soner, Avilo, Hasan Mogol and Kid-E. These names are a mix of first and second generation electronic music producers from Istanbul. All artists are active in the scene, DJ’ing at all the big festivals and clubs in Turkey, presenting their own radio shows on the important dance radios. These guys are leading in their scene.
Four tracks of ISTANBUL – Phat Elephant Special are selected for the Efes Pilsen (Turkish Beer Company) promotion campaigns special compilation in Germany where Efes drinkers get a special code to download these tracks.

Compilation by Murat Uncuoglu
Murat Uncuoglu is one of the most respected DJ/Producers from Istanbul. Uncuoglu has had residencies at 7th House and Switch, the top two clubs in Istanbul, not forgetting to mention hosting DJs Max Graham, Dave Seaman, Lemon8, Kasey Taylor, Andy Jarod, Stewart Rowell and Breeder. Having attained national stardom and respect by both his fans and colleagues, Murat Uncuoglu has turned his attention to the international music scene. With the help of Phat Elephant he is about to conquer the Netherlands. He handpicked the tracks on ISTANBUL – Phat Elephant Special.

Phat Elephant Recordings
Phat Elephant Recordings is a record label started to provide chances to young and talented producers, not forgetting about the experienced veterans house music knows today. Phat Elephant Recordings is related to Phat Elephant DJ Bookings, home to international renowned dj’s and producers like Yakuza, Rainer Trueby, Marino Berardi, Alican & Soner and many more. All share the same love of music. All share being part of the Phat Elephant family.

Track list
ISTANBUL – Phat Elephant Special
1- MURAT UNCUOGLU  –  OCCASIONAL – 7:31
2- UHR – SNEAK – 6:18
3- ALICAN & SONER – EVERYTHING BECOMES A LOOP – 7:49
4- KID -E – RIGHT NOW – 7:20
5- HASAN MOGOL – YOU – 6:46
6- MURAT UNCUOGLU  VS AVILO – SIFIR – 8:06
7- MURAT UNCUOGLU – DOC – 6:09
8- UHR – SAMBANAL GROOVE – 8:48
9- MURAT UNCUOGLU  VS AVILO – PARCAM – 7:27
10- HASAN MOGOL – MOUN – 6:35
Release info:PER003 – ISTANBUL – Phat Elephant Special
Release date: 24.06.2011 (in all digital stores)
Phat Elephant Recordings
Phat Elephant Recordings is a record label started to provide chances to young and talented producers, not forgetting about the experienced veterans house music knows today. Phat Elephant Recordings is related to Phat Elephant DJ Bookings, home to international renowned dj’s and producers like Yakuza, Rainer Trueby, Marino Berardi, Alican & Soner and many more. All share the same love of music. All share being part of the Phat Elephant family.