RIYL: Grouper, Julianna Barwick,

Label: The Helen Scarsdale Agency

Istanbul ambient and electronic artist Ekin ĂśzeltĂĽzenci, otherwise known as Eken Fil in the studio, has an ability to create soundscapes that feel both weightless and endless.  Similar to Julianna Barwick’s acapella arrangements submerged in reverb or Liz Harris’ otherworldly atmospheres in Grouper, Eken Fil’s cavernous production is nothing short of mesmerizing.  Organ drones, field recordings and Ekin’s hauntingly beautiful vocals blend flawlessly here, and are a perfect addition to the evergrowing ambient section on your vinyl shelves.  You just can’t have enough of this stuff, can  you?

Listen to her newest track below as well as her previous 2014 work Wind is Near.

The Details

An edition somewhere south of 400 copies in print.

Includes digital pre-order of being near. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it's released.

Shipping out on or around 24 June 2016

Price $18

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