kim ki o - "Grounds" Remixes Album out now on Lentonia Records on limited edition vinyl. 
Available at local stores Deform, Kontraplak and Bant Mekan.  
You can also get the album through Lentonia online store: http://lentonia.com/shop.html
Also available on Deezer, Spotify and Bandcamp: http://lentoniarecords.bandcamp.com/album/grounds-remixes-album  


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kim ki o "Grounds" album release show at Babylon Istanbul on March 14, 2013!
Tracklist for the new album "Grounds" to be released on Lentonia Records on March 4 here:
1. Dogs
2. İnsan İnsan
3. William Chisholm
4. Biz Senle Eşit Değiliz
5. Bugün Yok Ki
6. Yanlış Yönde Farklı Türde
7. Şiddet Kin ve Yük
8. Yer Teorisi 
Teaser for biriken's new play "Re: Fwd: die in good company" is released. The music is one of the songs we wrote for the play. You can watch it here.  
"Grounds" US release date now confirmed: April 9, 2013 in US!
Check out Lentonia Records here.  
Yess! New album "Grounds" coming out on Lentonia Records, Paris on March 4, 2013 on CD and LP. Cover photo and sleeve by Johan Duncanson... Stay tuned. 
Big news! Our songs will be on the first feature film of our favorite directors Merve Kayan & Zeynep Dadak, "Mavi Dalga" (The Blue Wave). Merve and Zeynep the are the directors of our two videos as well. This film is going to be filmed in Balıkesir in October and we are working on some new songs for the film. We were in Balıkesir in early September visiting the set, meeting the performers and the whole crew. We will soon put photos up on our Tumblr.
 
At the moment we are writing music for the inspiring performance group biriken, our dear friends, for their play "Re: Fwd: die in good company" which will premiere at iDans festival in Istanbul in October 2012. Here's more on that. 
kim ki o - Don't Get Any Closer on tape coming soon on Enfant Terrible, limited to 100 copies! This tape features songs "Vize" and "Bana Yaklaşma" previously released on Beko DSL as digital single + "Günlerce Konuştuk, a previously unreleased track, an old one too. This tape is especially manufactured for the Enfant Terrible meets XXX-Berlin event on 5 October, 2012 where we will perform. More info here.

Photos + video from March 2012 kim ki o Paris trip is up on our Tumblr page now.
You can watch our brand new song "Dogs" from the upcoming kim ki o album "Grounds" live at Point Ephemere, Paris there!  
So here we go:

İzmir konseri geliyor! kim ki o 9 Haziran Cumartesi akşamı saat 22:00'de İzmir 1888'de!
İzmir show is coming! kim ki o plays live in İzmir 1888 on June 9th at 10 pm!
Beko DSL 100 compilation is out! A lot of good music from all around.
kim ki o is in it too. you can download the compilation here. Happy days! 

2 Paris dates coming! 
kim ki o Showcase @ Gals Rock, Paris on March 22
kim ki o with EDH (Release Party) + La Feline (solo) @ Point Ephemere on March 23
 
Wonderful Istanbul debut from tUne-yArDs past week and we ended up at the recording studio with them to do an extremely exciting collaboration! kim ki o was with tUnE-yArDs at Studio Bee!
 

Have you not seen Elope yet? Elope is the story of a sorrowful, half human and half donkey adolescent. During the journey he takes from the city into nature, he is accompanied by his mother, his mother's "morning coffee" friends, plastic birds, real horses and kim ki o... 
Elope is our collaboration with directors Merve Kayan and Zeynep Dadak. Our two videos ("Kapalı Kapalı Kapalı" and "Herkes Evine") are hidden in this film.
You can watch the whole film here. 
Elope
kim ki o supporting tUnE-yARds at Salon İKSV on March 10!
Paris date for March 23! we are invited to play at EDH's record release party. new EDH record YAVIZ will be out in early March. 
March 23
we have upcoming shows supporting Real Estate and tUnE-YarDs in İstanbul!
February 16 - supporting Real Estate @ Babylon, Istanbul, 9:30 pm
March 10 - supporting tUnE-YarDs @ Salon İKSV, Istanbul, 9:30 pm
thanks to ğ, playing in ankara at Nope on december 24, it's been a while!
we are working hard on new songs for our coming album, which will be released sometime in 2012!
kim ki o's first ever Paris date!
We are playing at the "Peyote Night" as part of the Kolaj Istanbul events in Paris on September 15 at La Gaite Lyrique.
More info here

kim ki o playing the Portugese Festival Milhoes de Festa very soon! 
We are playing on July 23rd at 9 pm.
You can get more info from
here
kim ki o - Dans LP is in RoughTrade Shop's recommended this week section! See below to read what RoughTrade says about kim ki o:
You can go to our tumblr page below and check out the photo diary we have for the April/May 2011 tour with Moon Duo!
Here are the April/May kim ki o Europe and UK tour dates with Moon Duo!
April 30, Covo, Bologna, IT (with Moon Duo)
May 1, Dauntaun, Milano, IT (with Moon Duo)
May 4, Geertruida, Haarlem, NL (with Europ Europ + Far From Tellus) - special event supported by Enfant Terrible 
May 5, Paradox, Tilburg, NL(with Moon Duo)
May 6, Vera, Gronigen, NL (with Moon Duo)
May 7, KC Belgie, Hasselt, BE (with Moon Duo)
May 8, Db's , Utrecht, NL (with Moon Duo)
May 9, Atlas, Arhus, DK (with Moon Duo)
May 10, Loppen, Copenhagen, DK (with Moon Duo)
May 12, Deaf Institute, Manchester, UK (with Moon Duo)
May 13, Whelans, Dublin, IRL (with Moon Duo)
May 14, Captains Rest, Glasgow, Scotland (with Moon Duo)
May 16, Brudenell, Leeds, Uk (with Moon Duo)
May 17, Corsica Studios, London, UK (with Moon Duo)

 

kim ki o and Moon Duo upcoming Europe and UK tour dates and details for May 2011 will be here very soon...

Here's a review of kim ki o live in Munich, March 21, 2011 (opening for The Radio Dept.):

http://www.knoxroad.com/2011/03/25/abbys-road-girl-talk/

 

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kim ki o opening for The Radio Dept. - Germany Tour - March 2011 Dates

kim ki o is very excited to join The Radio Dept. Germany tour as the opening act!
It's this weekend!!!

Here are the dates, cities and the venues:  

March 18, Friday  //  Köln  // Gebäude 9
March 19, Saturday  // Münster  // Gleis 22
March 20, Sunday //  Schorndorf  // Manufaktur
March 21, Monday //  München  // Ampere

By the way more kim ki o European dates will follow for April and May.

 

kim ki o "Dans" is proud to be on The Radio Dept.'s Top 10 of 2010!
Pitchfork.com has asked some guest musicians to contribute with their top lists of 2010 releases in general and kim ki o's latest mini album "Dans" is listed in the Top 10 list of The Radio Dept.!
Thank you The Radio Dept.!

The list goes as below, may be THE 2010 list of best taste!

The Radio Dept.

  1. Tom Ford: A Single Man
  2. The-Dream: "Yamaha"
  3. Drake: "Best I Ever Had"
  4. Teenage Fanclub: "Sometimes I Don't Need to Believe in Anything"
  5. M.I.A.: "It Takes a Muscle"
  6. Wild Nothing: "Our Composition Book"
  7. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti: "Bright Lit Blue Skies"
  8. Kim Ki O: Dans
  9. El Guincho: "FM Tan Sexy"
  10. Andres Lokko: Andres Lokko 1989 - 2009
  11. Sofia Coppola: Somewhere

Timeless:
The Cool Notes: "My Tune" (song, 1978)
Victoria: "Cumberland"
Anthony "Shake" Shakir: "Arise"
Jack Hazan: A Bigger Splash
Abortion

And here's the link to the Pitchfork.com page:

http://pitchfork.com/features/guest-lists/7891-guest-list-best-of-2010/


vote for kim ki o!
latest kim ki o album "Dans" is among the best stuff released in 2010 list of Holland's best broadcaster of pop music. The record can be listened as a whole and voted on the page! Here's the link:

http://3voor12.vpro.nl/luisterpaal/42333806

 

kim ki o @ nublu, istanbul
November 3rd, Wednesday at 10 pm
We will be playing live at nublu İstanbul on Wednesday. The entrance is free! And we will have some copies of Dans on vinyl for sale along with kim ki o t-shirt and totebags!


New Album "Dans" gig @ arkaoda, Kadıköy, Istanbul
September 26, Sunday at 8:30 pm.
We will be celebrating the new album and debut LP "Dans" (Enfant18) at arkaoda, Kadıköy. This is the first gig we will be playing after the pause for the summer. At this kim ki o Sunday, along with the records, the new kim ki o t-shirts and totebags will be available. Stay tuned, we will be taking mail-orders for the new merch. soon.

26.sept.arkaoda poster

 

New Mini LP "Dans" Out!
kim ki o new album “Dans” (Enfant18) is out on Enfant Terrible, NL as limited edition vinyl!

Click here for mail-order.
Click here to read the press release by Enfant Terrible.

kim ki o - Dans cover

New Single Vize out on Beko DSL

kim ki o new single “Vize” out as Beko 43 from Beko DSL (France) as digital audio. Click here to go To Beko website and download the single.

kim ki o - Beko 43

First official kim ki o videos + Elope

We collaborated with directors Merve Kayan & Zeynep Dadak on a short film/video project named “Elope” which is about a sorrowful half-human and half donkey adolescent. During the journey he takes from the city into the nature, he is accompanied by his mother, his mother’s “morning coffee” friends, plastic birds, real horses and kim ki o… The 15 minute long film features no diaologues, but only kim ki o songs. Our two videos to songs “Kapal? Kapal? Kapal?” and “Herkes Evine” are extracts from “Elope”. More collaborations with Merve and Zeynep will come in the future. You can watch the videos from the "watch" area.