Ilker Yilmaz

Ilker Yilmaz

Also known as I Yilmaz, I. Yilmaz, Ilker "Ille" Yilmaz, Y. Yilmaz, Y.Yilmaz, Yilmaz
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Discography of Ilker Yilmaz:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Reactivated EP 4 Audio 2011 Apwood Recordings
2 Evolution EP 5 Audio 2011 Apwood Recordings
3 Borderline 4 Audio 2011 Apwood Recordings
4 Century 4 Audio 2011 Apwood Recordings

ilker yilmaz was born in istanbul. he is an electronic musician,

producer and performer.

his first contact with the electronic music was in the lately 70's as a teenager, so he was fascinated by the sound of kraftwerk, jean michel jarre, human league and yello with their amazing sounds. the fascination with the electronic music grew into an obsession so he decided to constructing music with sounds and samples.

in the mid 80's he began to produce hip hop, funk and soul and make sound collages and he used the record player as an instrument. in the end of the 80's worked ilker with hardware sequencers followed by midi instruments until he takes the computer for his music.

new wave, ebm, industrial were his first favourite style followed by house and techno, so he followed to produce different music styles and this is the basic idea of his creativity.

in the early 90's he met a dj from the electronic underground scene in bremen, thomas schumacher and they decided to work together, there debut release was well received by the underground dance community in 1993. different styles like pumping tech-house, breakbeats, hardtrance, acid and hardcore was the basic stuff of their projects.

it was a very good cooperation with various musical projects, this period was marked by great creative productivity. the most successful was "nip collective", with different vinyl releases and many live performances existed the project about 4 ½ years.

in the end of the 90's , collaborated ilker with different dj's from the house and techno scene and released on different record labels. and now after some years time out, ilker is back. Next release are in working progress.

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