Double LP version; includes download code; limited to 300 copies. Presented here is the next chapter in the history of Faruk Green keyboardist and co-founder Jeff Ozdemir: a compilation of soulful pop- and electronic-inspired music. Ozdemir, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer, owns the independent record store 33rpm Store in Berlin and runs the label 33rpm Records with some of his friends. The record store has become part of Ozdemir's own musical education, a place to experiment and discover new sounds and new bands. Over the years, his broad exposure to different eras and genres of music has had a strong influence on what he produces. And it's these kinds of influences you'll hear on Jeff Ozdemir & Friends, in the chords, rhythms, atmospheres, production styles, and sound aesthetics. A colorful mix of all decades, continents, tempos, and genres, with some fierce micro-grooves. The album includes solo tracks and a handful of collaborations. Faruk Green, Ozdemir, and the whole local urban music scene around them are geographically located between the German cities of Bremerhaven, Hamburg, and Berlin, but the dots connect across the globe, in a network that reaches all the way to Vienna, Metz, Helsinki, Istanbul, Minneapolis, Michigan, and Ghana. This compilation is an eclectic and unique album for people who like jazz-funk, indie, the German language, strings, record stores, vinyl, movie soundtracks, Moog's, and pop vocals. Sit back and enjoy the ride.
01. Die Sonne (2:16)
02. Baby Can't You See Now (4:11)
03. ÖZGÜR (3:32)
04. Andy (4:55)
05. Quallen (5:02)
06. Bells (Radio Edit) (3:17)
07. the Truth (6:35)
08. It's Not the End of the World (It's Just the End of the Universe) (3:45)
09. GLÜCK (Brass Version) (1:47)
10. Homage to the Square (3:58)
11. Zota Yinne (4:15)
12. Born (Interlude) (0:52)
13. Sunrise (Short Edit) (5:51)
14. Der Typ Ist Fett Dabei (4:27)
15. Born in 19888 (2:37)
16. Allein Mit Dem Dualismus (3:58)
17. Es Gab Kuchen Bei Veronica (1:19)
18. Regen (10:01)
19. Scheisse (3:47)
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.