Ekin Üzeltüzenci has started her music career with playing keyboards and singing in bands. She has been releasing albums on LP/digital and cassette formats on American and English labels with her Ekin Fil project which she’s started in 2007. She has performed live in various cities of countries like Germany, Poland, Belgium, Malta, Austria, Holland; invited to play respectable festivals such as Le Guess Who? and Heart of Noise.
Her music has been broadcast on international radio stations such as NTS, SWR2, BBC, Radio Nacional de España, Radio Klara, France Musique National Radio, RCV Lille, RTE, RAI3, RTVE, RUM – Rádio Universitária do Minho, Radio Liberty/Radio Free Europe, RTV Slovenija, Radio Nova among others. Her albums have been reviewed on prestigious magazines such as Wire, Rockerilla, Groove, Blow Up, Exclaim!, OndaRock, Heathen Harvest, Zeit, Gonzo Circus.
Apart from her solo albums and other recordings, she has been composing music for short and long feature movies for a while. She was awarded “best original film music” for her first movie soundtrack “Kaygı” at SİYAD, 2017. Also she awarded best film music for the soundtrack of Korfez The Gulf at Turkisches Film Festival at Frankfurt 2018.
Albums We Are Hours (2008, self released), Soon (2009, self released), Language (2011, root strata, cass), Ekin Fil (2013, students of decay, LP), Tekinsiz Şey (2013, split w/ Biblo, digital, Ses Kitabı), Reds (2014, exotik pylon records, CD), The Moon Heart (2014, bathetic records, cass), Wind is Near (2014, sacred phrases, cass), Believers//Here Before (∑=3 2015, 7inch), Heavy (No Kings, 2016, cass), Being Near (The Helen Scarsdale Agency, 2016, LP, Ghosts Inside (The Helen Scarsdale Agency, 2017, LP), Inflame OST (The Helen Scarsdale Agency , cass, 2017), Woolgathering (split) with Kaosmos, (Avosync, digital 2018), Maps (The Helen Scarsdale Agency, 2018, LP), Windblow (Logform Editions, digital, 2018), Körfez the Gulf OST (Lu Records, digital, 2018), KOMA (Possible Motive, 2019, LP)
Compilations Nonpop (May 2009) “Welcome”, Komple Karga (2011) “Opposite”, Sacred Phrases, Inscriptions, Vol. 3 (2015) “No One”,Geographic North, Death on the Hour (2016) “To Be”, Against The Silence V.a & V.b (2016) “Lower”
Features Jefre Cantu-Ledesma ” Devotion” (2013, self released), Biblo “Noon” 2008, Biblo “Common Sensations” 2013, Goralı “Yazın İlk Günü” (2017, self released)
Remix C. Diab’s Butterflies for “Exit Rumination Remixes” 2018, (Injazero Records)
Movies Kaygı 2017** best original music award for Kaygı at SİYAD 2017. Martı, 2017, Körfez, 2017**best original music at 18th Frankfurt International Turkish Film Festival. İmparatorlukta Zor Bir Gün, 2018. Akif, 2018. Mimaroğlu Video Remix Project, 2019. Cadı Üçlemesi 13+, 2019
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