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Ekin Fil // Being Near LP

Ekin Fil // Being Near LP

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The works of Helen Scarsdale Agency, which is presided over by California sound artist Jim Haynes, have arrived.

This is an 2016-track record released in 8 by Turkish drone pop writer Ekin Fil. DL code included.

Labels and other worksand /// Click here to see more Helen Scarsdale Agency releases available at Tobira. 

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Edition of roughly 400.

"had the titular contest in guy maddin's "the saddest music in the world" not been rigged from the onset, turkey could have delivered an impeccable contestant in ekin fil. For many years now, her spectral dream-pop deconstructions hold a thousand-yard stare helen scarsdale has long been a fan of ekin fil's of an unconsolable melancholy; and she's drawn the highly favorable comparisons to grouper and lovesliecrushing thanks to her understated yet beloved catalog of releases on root strata, students of decay, no kings, and sacred phrases. work, and we are delighted to have her in our constellation of artists here at the agency.

born ekin üzeltüzenci and based in her native istanbul, she cites the shoegazing classics (cocteau twins, cranes, slowdive, etc.) as her earliest influence, seeking out worn issues of melody maker or nme from second hand shops and trading cassettes with friends and fellow enthusiasts. This proustian obsession with rainsoaked melodies from the british isles blossomed into a foundation for her own art.'Being near'stands as the pinnacle in her luminous career, with achingly beautiful and elegantly simple arrangements for guitar and electronics saturated in cavernous amounts. of reverb, whose semi-mystical blur extends well into the vocal melodiesekin fil's songs emote a timelessness of human desire and longing, albeit constrained to this plane of existence. For üzeltüzenci, her music is not an escape valve from the patriarchal hammer of the dominant culture in turkey, but a reflection through her own condition, in her own context, from her own body that may have actualized what helene cixous theorized as "écriture féminine" but through sound and not language."
Helen Scarsdale Agency

Artist: Ekin Fil

Label: Helen Scarsdale Agency

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The works of Helen Scarsdale Agency, which is presided over by California sound artist Jim Haynes, have arrived.

This is an 2016-track record released in 8 by Turkish drone pop writer Ekin Fil. DL code included.

Labels and other worksand /// Click here to see more Helen Scarsdale Agency releases available at Tobira. 

---------------------------

Edition of roughly 400.

"had the titular contest in guy maddin's "the saddest music in the world" not been rigged from the onset, turkey could have delivered an impeccable contestant in ekin fil. For many years now, her spectral dream-pop deconstructions hold a thousand-yard stare helen scarsdale has long been a fan of ekin fil's of an unconsolable melancholy; and she's drawn the highly favorable comparisons to grouper and lovesliecrushing thanks to her understated yet beloved catalog of releases on root strata, students of decay, no kings, and sacred phrases. work, and we are delighted to have her in our constellation of artists here at the agency.

born ekin üzeltüzenci and based in her native istanbul, she cites the shoegazing classics (cocteau twins, cranes, slowdive, etc.) as her earliest influence, seeking out worn issues of melody maker or nme from second hand shops and trading cassettes with friends and fellow enthusiasts. This proustian obsession with rainsoaked melodies from the british isles blossomed into a foundation for her own art.'Being near'stands as the pinnacle in her luminous career, with achingly beautiful and elegantly simple arrangements for guitar and electronics saturated in cavernous amounts. of reverb, whose semi-mystical blur extends well into the vocal melodiesekin fil's songs emote a timelessness of human desire and longing, albeit constrained to this plane of existence. For üzeltüzenci, her music is not an escape valve from the patriarchal hammer of the dominant culture in turkey, but a reflection through her own condition, in her own context, from her own body that may have actualized what helene cixous theorized as "écriture féminine" but through sound and not language."
Helen Scarsdale Agency

Artist: Ekin Fil

Label: Helen Scarsdale Agency