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Album Review

Burak Kaya: Climate Change

Read "Climate Change" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian


Turkish guitarist Burak Kaya's Climate Change is a socially conscious album with a definite political theme. It does not, however, “scream" its civic message boisterously or with an aggressive style. Instead, its nine originals unfurl with a peaceful yet gripping feel and pastel colored hues with a memorable vibe.The dramatic “Gezi Park," named after the location of the Istanbul protests against (initially) urban development, opens with a series of expectant brief bursts of collective phrases that roll with ...

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Album Review

Burak Kaya: Climate Change

Read "Climate Change" reviewed by Chris Mosey


Turkish guitarist Burak Kaya sees climate change as the greatest challenge facing mankind. On the sleeve of his album of the same name, he cites a Cree proverb: “Only when the last tree has been cut down, the last river has been poisoned and the last fish has been caught, will man finally realize that we cannot eat money." He offers this disk as a ray of light in an increasingly dark world. The label and cover ...


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