DJ Ipek Ipekçioglu is known for her Berlin style electro and minimal sets. Her sound "Eklektik Berlinistan" provides surprising breaks to the steady course of club music. Her emphasis is clearly on kicking beats and dramatic baselines. DJ Ipek is one of the trend setting DJanes and offers a DJ act out of the ordinary.
With her eclectic music and characteristic mixes, the Berlin-Istanbul-based Turkish-German DJ/producer/compiler Ipek influenced the multilayered Berlin club scene during the 90s. The widely read magazine "Zitty" acknowledged exactly this when they ranked DJ Ipek as one of Berlin’s most important cultural contributors. The Berlin-based DJ has visited festivals and clubs all over the world: New York, the desert Sahara of Mali, Salvador de Bahia, Stockholm, Marseille, Los Angeles, Istanbul, Novosibirsk, St.Petersburg, Glasgow, Cairo, Sana’a and Shanghai. She has toured in Spain with Ojos de Brujos and has made exclusive tours throughout China.Undisputedly, DJ Ipek has earned herself a reputation in the heterogeneous landscape of international nightlife.
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DJ Ipek Ipekcioglu is resident DJ at several of the popular clubs and festivals in Berlin: SO36, Absolut Balkanizm, Kanakwood-PostMigrantSounds, Popdeurope and Berlinale. She is one of the masterminds behind the Berlin cult club night "Gayhane – House of Halay".
She is also resident DJ of performance-space Radialsystem. Apart from djing, remixing and compiling CDs, Ipek has been the club curator of the InTransit Festival Berlin. For many years she organised the Orient Bazaar stage at the Carnival of Cultures together with Kokona Productions. She also works as music director of the prestigious post-migrant Theater and performing Art Space Ballhaus Naunystrasse in Berlin Kreuzberg and of the Berliner Diyalog Theaterfestival.
DJ Ipek Ipekçioglu, Pasha vs Baba Zula-Istanbul Çocuklari Doublemoon remixed2 - myspace.com/djipek
Sandra Lipari Si je ne suis pas d'ici – Bir Dünya électro-oriental remix - myspace.com/sandralipari
Klezmofobia – Sexy Arab électro-oriental remix - myspace.com/klezmofobia/
The Colours of Cultural Diversity, 2010, By Annie G. & Esra B. Pertan
Zisternen – Istanbuls versunkene Paläste, 2007, By Elfi Mikesch
Blind Date Istanbul (Habersiz Bulusma Istanbul), 2007, By Daniela Herneth
Halbes Leben (Yarim Hayatlar), 2006, By Claudia Laszczak and Kay Wishöth
Katzenball, 2005, By Veronika Minder
Best of the Wurst, 2003, By Grace Lee Berlinale Talent Campus
Jingle for the Simdi-Now Festival Berlin
Jingles for the Dolmush X-Press – Festival Berlin
Universal: Seoul Istanbul New York by Janina Janke, 2008
Faked Identities at Beyond Belonging Festival by Nurkan Erpulat, 2007
Mozartmüzik – Eine türkische Hochzeit by Susanne Frey, 2006
Die Bodenkosmetikerinnen – Kabarett 2004-2007