Review of “Uprooted” at World Music Central by Angel Romero

DEEPLY MESMERIZING TURKISH PSYCHEDELIA Minor Empire’s impressive new album Uprooted is hard to categorize as it straddles various musical genres. It’s been described as Turkish psychedelia and world music as well. Based in Canada, Minor Empire brings together Turkish traditional music and progressive, trance-like guitar sounds that take the listener…

Lost in Translation? Well, don’t be…

UPROOTED Lyrics / Translations Dünya / The World Dünya dönüp dolaşıp toz yumağına dönse de Ben hayat bulurum yine yine Bir gülücüğünle Ben hayat bulurum yine yine Bir gülücüğünle If, one day, the world spins and spins and vanishes into a dust ball I would find a way to be…