Murat Ses is a Turkish-Austrian keyboard player and composer with strong Eurasian electronic elements.
He is creator of the Anadolu Pop style, a synthesis of Anatolian Music and Western elements that has been influencing Turkish music scene for decades.
His album Danses et Rythmes de la Turquie d'hier à aujourd'hui was awarded the Grand Prix du Disque by the Charles Cros Academie in Paris, France.
In the early 1990s Murat Ses developed a musical style he terms Anadolu Pop 2.0 (Electric Levantine). The main elements of the style are microtonal properties created on authentic Levantine scales, electronically produced instrument timbres and Western music.
It's an experimental form of Anadolu Pop.
This sound by Murat Ses has already charted five times on Billboard®.
On Billboard Hot New Singles charts in January, February, July, October 2016 [Endless Dance, Anatolian Highway 3, Pockmarked Beauty 2, Strawberry Moon] and September 2017 [Nardugan (OpBe Dances)]
Voting member of Grammy®;
Five times Global Music Awards and six times Akademia Awards winner (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 in Dance Electronica, World Beat), Hollywood Music Awards nominations (2016 and 2017);
Indie Music Channel Awards (2016/Best Male Emerging Artist of the Year, 2019/Best Dance Song and Best Dance Recording)
Indie Music Channel Radio Awards 2016 and 2018 in Hollywood/Best Dance Music Artist.
Anadolu Pop 2.0 Project feat Murat Ses, Nihal Ses and Cazgir won an Akademia Award in 2018 followed by Man With Bean Teeth (Fasulye Disli Adam) and Asmalimescit 63/3 feat Mr Shammi in 2019.
Josie Music Awards (JMA) Artist of the Year 2019 (Techno/Electro).