While it is a part of our everyday life, music can also turn into a lifestyle for some people. That is why it is no surprise that this art form has become a billion-dollar business industry today.
Thousands of songs and compositions are made by many talented artists constantly when only a few make it globally famous. Luckily, not everyone’s music taste is the same, allowing alternative artists to have a small listener group. One of this kind of music is underground music that is not mainstream and followed by a minor group of people who are not lower than the underground music artist in terms of lifestyle and status.
Turkey is a rich country in its music culture which worth giving a shot if you are into distinctive cultural or local music. We have listed some of the underground artists of various genres in Turkey who are ready to be explored.
Kesmeseker is one of the most known underground music groups in the country that started their career in the 90s and is still actively making music. The group focused on varying subjects in their songs, including economic and political controversies. Although many group members have changed over time, one of the founding members continues his works under the name Kesmeseker. You can listen to their old and latest songs on Youtube.
Another group into underground music is Sakaraller which first made entrance to the music industry in 2003. The group has been working on their songs in their studios since 2004. Their first album is called “Bes Dakika Daha” which means five more minutes came out in 2010. You can listen to one of their most known underground songs, “Semsiye” on Youtube or Spotify.
KZU is a sophisticated underground musician with his original songs and remixes. He is also a producer of Level Up studios, where he works on his songs. You can search for his latest pieces on Youtube and other music platforms.
Yuzyuzeyken Konusuruz is a pretty popular group, especially among the young generation in Turkey. Although they may have a rock group spirit, they have some underground songs like “Kendi Evimde Deplasmandayim.” Today the group has five members, and they actively work on new songs. Give a chance to their most known pieces on Spotify and Youtube.