All three FTO albums are now available to download direct online:
So it’s finally here! The brand spanking new 11-track album from Forty Thieves Orkestar – my main studio project is finally here. The album’s release date is 14th November 2016. Initially digital only. Available here
So, a busy period of working on several of my own projects is finally getting to a point of payoff! A brand spanking new Forty Thieves Orkestar album is now mastered and awaiting release (sometime in May/June 2016). And a couple of tasty other projects are also on their way. Watch this space!
This project has come together really nicely – there are now six mastered tracks and various managers and labels are being courted here in Turkey. Here is one of these tracks ‘Dahi’ showcased by a recently made video:
I’ve been working over the last year a few times with my old sidekicks Steve Jones and Ricky Symmonds – better known as the Space Brothers / Lustral / etc,etc. The project is known as ‘Exhibit L’ and is fronted by talented young singer Laura Jenkins. Here is one of the tracks from these sessions:
Just returned from the West Country from a week of working on tracks for Goldfrapp’s forthcoming album. Album is due out some time early next year and is already sounding gorgeous. Looking forwards to hearing finished results….
On the 21st of February the Forty Thieves Orkestar’s second album ‘Last Band Standing’ will finally be released in Turkey on the label AK Muzik.
This version will feature an extra track – a cover of the well known Turkish classic ‘Yildizlarin Altinda’.
is a talented Turkish singer who I was introduced to by mutual friend; sonic maestro and man-about-the-musical-town of Istanbul, Pieter Snapper. I’ve been charged with coming up with a new direction and arrangements for her skillfully crafted songs. The tracks evolving from this process sound really strong, and now work is underway to develop this great start to a finished record. Watch this space…
I finally got around to making a new website – hope you like it!