2010

December 18 / Yiorgis Sakellariou & Islak Köpek @ Gitar Café, Istanbul

December 9 / Islak Köpek, Tom Fryer (fretless e-guitar, effects) and others at “An Evening of Free Improvisation” @ Kooperatif, Istanbul

November 28 / Olga Nosova (drums), Alexei Borisov (bass guitar, effects), Robert Reigle (tenor saxophone), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers) at “An Evening of Free Improvisation”, Kooperatif, Istanbul

November 23-24 / An Insolent Noise Festival, Pisa, Italy
Nov 23 – Solo Omnibus (computer/controller) performance
Nov 24 – Duo performance with Autobam (Italy)

November 20 / Şevket Akıncı (electric guitar, effects), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers, electronics) @ Tenedos, Ankara

November 11 / Melting Pot @ Nublu, Istanbul
Release party for the Melting Pot compilation of improvised music from Istanbul, released by The Wire as Below the Radar: Special Edition.

October 15 / Şevket Akıncı (electric guitar, effects), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers, electronics) @ Kunsthaus Erfurt, Germany
A performance at the opening of the Beyaz/Kaos exhibition in Erfurt’s Art House, which was curated by Eva Liedtjens and Cassandra Mehlhorn and featured a diverse selection of contemporary Turkish artists.

June 14-19 / Israel Tour
with Tom Soloveitzik (saxophones), Kevin Davis (cello)

June 14, Zimmer, Tel Aviv, Israel
June 16, Levontin 7, Tel Aviv, Israel
June 17, Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
June 18, Ha’gada Ha’smalit, Tel Aviv, Israel
June 19, Pyramida, Haifa, Israel

June 8 / Sumru Ağıryürüyen (vocals), Şevket Akıncı (electric guitar, effects), Alexei Borisov (electric guitar, electronics), Anıl Eraslan (cello), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers), Sergey Letov (soprano saxophone), Olga Nosova (drums) @ Project OGI, Moscow

June 7 / Sumru Ağıryürüyen (vocals), Şevket Akıncı (electric guitar, effects), Ilia Belorukov (alto saxophone), Anıl Eraslan (cello), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers), Andriy Popovskiy (electric guitar, effects) @ Experimental Sound Gallery, St. Petersburg

June 3 / Towards Nazım @ Gnessin Music Academy, Moscow
A concert of poems by the great Turkish poet Nazım Hikmet with Sumru Ağıryürüyen (vocals), Şevket Akıncı (electric guitar, effects), Anıl Eraslan (cello), Cenk Erdoğan (acoustic guitar), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers), Ozan Akıncı & Kaya Hacaloğlu (visuals)

May 21 / Islak Köpek @ Timpani, Istanbul

May 2 / Mark Alban Lotz (flutes), Korhan Erel (computer, electronics) and others @ Gitar Café

April 23 / Dogs can be Birds – a gathering of musicians from Turkey’s three free improv bands Islak Köpek, Have You Seen My Bird and Konstrukt plus guests @ Klaxon, Istanbul

April 17 / Anıl Eraslan (cello), Korhan Erel (computer) @ Gitar Cafe, Istanbul

March 29 / Islak Köpek plays Werner Herzog’s Lessons in Darkness (Lektionen in Finsternis) @ Babylon, Istanbul

March 26 / Jürg Solothurnmann (sax), Umut Çağlar (guitar), Korhan Erel (computer, electronics), feat. Meczup (theremin and effects) @ Gitar Cafe, Istanbul

March 17 / Korhan Erel (computer, controllers) @ Austrian Culture Forum, London: Solo performance at the opening of Deniz Sözen’s exhibition and the panel on Culture and Location “Belonging”

March 12 / Dead Country @ Peyote, Istanbul

February 27 / Bird on a Dog (a meeting of three improv bands) @ Gitar Cafe, Istanbul

February 26 / Şevket Akıncı (electric guitar, effects), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers, electronics) @ amberplatform opening party, Istanbul

February 04 / Tom Soloveitzik (sax), Kevin Davis (cello), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers) @ Gitar Cafe, Istanbul

January 21 / Ambient electronica set with mes @ Nomadenetappe, Linz

January 20 / Duo with Michael Fischer @ Verein08, Vienna

January 19 / Malice in Sonderland, an audiovisual performance with video artist Alexandra Reill @ MAK Wien, Vienna

January 16 / Duo with Michael Fischer @ Amann studios, Vienna

January 11 / Solo and group performances @ Stet Lab, Cork

January 06 / Solo and group performances @ TMK013, Espoo
Jaakko Savolainen (elec. guitar), Jaakko Kämäräinen (d. bass), Lasse Kaikkonen (DIY instruments)

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