“Haleval”, is the latest cut from The Gaslamp Killer’s forthcoming LP, and just like “Residual Things” and “Warm Wind (Frimpong),” it’s another psychedelic gem.
“Haleva is my Turkish great grandmother’s maiden name,” Gaslamp Killer explained to The FADER . “She raised my grandfather in Tekirdag on the sea of Marmara. ‘Haleva’ is also me and Amir Yaghmai’s ‘Nissim Part 2.’ We’re obsessed with Turkish rock because most Mediterranean / Middle Eastern music that I have had the pleasure of hearing didn’t take it this far with rock and roll. My friends Grup Ses Beats and the Cerikunda crew in Istanbul hipped me to some crazy shit. Can’t believe the recording techniques that these guys were using back then. Truly savage psychedelic Middle Eastern rock!”
Listen to the new track below, and also watch a short animated clip above by Strangeloop that previews album track “Shred You To Bits.”