About

Istanbul, 1978.

As one of the founding members of the band Replikas, Engin has been performing live and releasing records since the late 1990’s. He continues performing and recording with bands such as Reverie Falls on All, Pitohui and Yerçekimi and has also contributed multi-cultural projects such as Verklaerte Zeit, Yolda and Breath Song.

He received his M.A. & Ph.D. from Advanced Studies in Music program at Istanbul Technical University and recently works as an instructor in Bahcesehir University Audio Technology Department. Engin has been also working as a sound engineer/designer for music and film productions since 2005.

News/Events

07 December 2019 - New Reverie Falls On All single "Everlasting Ripple" is out now! Everlasting Ripple represents the sustaining existence of a painting created in 1967, merged with sounds of the present. Comprised solely of electronic sounds, the combination of abstract layers with rhythmic textures alters the time perception of the audience.

22 November 2019 - Third Pitohui single of 2019, "Hid",  is available on digital universe now. The track also features our old friend Tolga Tres.

18 October 2019 - Concert: Pitohui @Salon IKSV.

11 October 2019 - Second Pitohui single of the year, "Bufo" is now available on digital platforms via Domuz  Records.

13 September 2019 - New Pitohui single "Feldspat" is out now!

12 September 2019 - Asparagaste (Reverie Falls On All Remix) is out now!

11 September 2019 - Bina'da Bant Mag Radyo!

26 July 2019 - Concert: Pitohui @ Bomontiada

02 June 2019 - Sevgili Müjde Yazıcı Ergin ile uzun zaman sonra Diken için sohbet etme fırsatı yakaladik. (Interview in Turkish.)

09 May 2019 - Concert: Pitohui @ Nayah

20 April 2019 -  Concert: Şevket Akıncı & Hezarfen Ensemble @Borusan Müzik Evi

I will be doing live electronics for the debut performance of "Escher Chronicles".

18 April 2019 -  Sevgili Ufuk Önen'in "Miks Üzerine" serisinin ikinci kitabı yayımlandı. Deneyimlerimi paylaşmaktan mutluluk duydum.

10 April 2019 - "Rest", a piece from our second album with TUNA PASE, has been included to the compilation Resonancias Atmosféricas III.

20 March 2019 - "Clouds", a documentary film by Osman Nuri İyem, which I did the sound design and the mixing, will make its premiere in 38th Istanbul Film Festival.

01 March 2019 -  Concert: Pitohui @ Karga

24 February 2019 - Concert: Reverie Falls On All @ Bina

19 February 2019 - My dear friend Nihan Devecioglu's debut solo album "Ozean" is out via Barcelona based label Whatabout Music and can be found in the digital universe now. The track titled "25", which we recorded together back in the summer of 2017, has made its way to the album too.

23 November 2018 - Concert: Reverie Falls On All @ Mecra

17 November 2018

I'm so delighted to announce the very first music video Descent,  by Reverie Falls On All. Heartfelt thanks to our directors Burak Yıldrım & Emre Aypar, producers Esra Seyrekbasan & Çağlar Caner (Shortcut) and everyone who made this possible.

04 October 2018 - Rest on Spotify!

03 October 2018 - Rest on iTunes & Apple Music!
 

01 October 2018 - Rest is out now!

25 September 2018- Rest Teaser II

18 September 2018- Rest Teaser I

“Rest”, our second album with TUNA PASE, will be available on digital platforms on 10.01.2018.
First teaser!

08 September 2018 - Concert: Reverie Falls On All @ Arkaoda

31 July 2018- “Dead Horse Nebula”, debut feature film by Tarık Aktaş, will be premiered on Locarno Festival 2018.

25 July 2018 - My thoughts about the Roli Seaboard Controller for Bant Mag.

22 June 2018 - Concert: Reverie Falls On All @ kargART

May 2018 - Tour with Inwolves

New Inwolves album “Color in the Zoo” is out now and I will join the band for the upcoming Belgium tour! Here are the dates and venues…
May 4 – Cactus Brugge
May 5 – Ha’fest / Handelsbeurs
May 6 – La Halte
May 10 – Nosta
May 11 –De Studio
Also Karen Willems, Nils Gröndahl and I will perform improvised sets as a trio. Here is the first date.
May 9 - Het Narrenschip Vaart

May 11 - S.M.A.K

28 April 2018 - Concert: Reverie Falls On All @ Bina

03 April 2018

"She Needs Air", the first track from the upcoming Inwolves album “Color In The Zoo” is available on Youtube now! It was a pleasure for me to contribute and I will also join the band for the album tour in May. Dates soon…

30 March 2018

Pitohui made the sound design for Begüm Yaman's video "Sahne / The Scene". Available in Art-On as a part of the exhibition "Parça-Bütün” throughout April.

28 February 2018

Scattered Sounds - Salt Beyoglu 22.04.2015

Live performance of the album "Hazy Stars".

22 January 2018

New track "After A Bleak Second" online now!

6 December 2017

10th anniversary of the İMÇ EP!

11 November  2017 - Rfoa @ "An Anthology of Turkish Experimental Music" / Borusan Müzik Evi

27 October 2017 - Stellar Stream on Bandcamp!

 

26 October 2017 - Second Yerçekimi album  "Daha Uzak" has been released! Available on digital platforms.

 

11 October 2017- New Reverie Falls On All record "Stellar Stream" is now available digitally!

 

23 September 2017 -Yerçekimi albümünden ilk single "Başka Bir Rüzgarda" dijital platformlarda! // First single from the new Yercekimi album is available on digital platforms!

20 September 2017 - Teaser from the upcoming record Stellar Stream!

 

18 September 2017 - Bant Mag. Yeni albümler, konseptler ve yaratıcı süreçler üzerine: Goralı ve Reverie Falls On All

08 September 2017 - New Yerçekimi album "Daha Uzak" will be released soon.

12 August 2017 - Live Soundtrack: Metropolis @Restore Film Günleri

09 April 2017 - Concert: Reverie Falls On All @Peyote Teras

25 March 2017 - Concert: Reverie Falls On All @Sonar Istanbul 2017

07 March 2017 - New Pitohui video for the track "Vatoz" is online now!

26 February  2017 - Concert: Reverie Falls On All @Take the AID Train!

25 August 2016 - New piece "Ripples of July" is online now.

03 July 2016 - New Pitohui Ep "Enspektör" is released via Domuz Records.

29 May 2016 - Concert: Reverie Falls On All @ Yerli Baskı Festival - Arkaoda

13 April 2016 - Reverie Falls On All is included in Sub Rosa's compilation "Anthology of Turkish Experimental Music 1961-2014". It is available as double CD & vinyl.

6 April 2016 - I'll be joining Kinesis on stage for three songs at their "Miasma" EP launch concert.

29 February 2016 - Our mix for Frequency Asia is now on Mixcloud!

17 February 2016 - I contributed "East [hyphen] West, Sound Impressions of Istanbul" project with a short essay titled "Our Sonic Territories". You can purchase the vinyl edition or listen/read from the project website.

18 January 2016 - Brand new Reverie Falls On All live videos are now online!

"A Dark Star" "Valediction II"
 

04 December 2015 - Live Soundtrack - Menschen am Sonntag: 2nd International Silent Film Festival @ Istanbul Modern

21 November 2015 - Concert: Electric Yolda @Handelsbeurs (+Ayyuka & Baba Zula)

 

20 November 2015 - Concert: Reverie Falls On All @ Trefpunt vzw

16 October 2015 - Reverie Falls On All @ MIAM Electroacoustic Retrospective concert!

16 October 2015 - Concert: Electric Yolda @Peyote

15 October 2015 - Tuna Pase's new album Under The Tree,mixed and mastered by me, is available now on iTunes.

19 September 2015 - Rebloom vinyl is out in Istanbul! Worldwide distribution will start on October 2nd by Cargo Records UK.

12 September 2015 - Red Light Radio Meets Turkish Jams - DJ Set

22 August 2015 - Concert: Pitohui@Minipax Festival

3 July 2015 -New Yerçekimi single "Olmuyor" is out now!

19 June 2015 - Concert: Yerçekimi@Peyote

06 June 2015 - Play List for Hafif Müzik

22 May 2015 - Concert: Yerçekimi@Karga

15 May 2015 - Red Bull Video Interview

12 May 2015 - New record Rebloom is out now on i-Tunes & Spotify via Shalgam Records.

07 May 2015 - Panel: Sound Design Education in Turkey @ Kadir Has University

06 May 2015 - Reverie Falls On All -  "Rebloom" Teaser II:

02 May 2015 - Reverie Falls On All -  "Rebloom" Teaser:

22 April 2015 - Concert: Tuna Pase & Barkın Engin - Seslerarası /Scattered Sounds (Salt)

21 April 2015  - Red Bull Interview

26 March 2015 - Concert: Yerçekimi@Peyote Istanbul

11 March 2015 - Music video for "Dünyanın Son Günü" is now online!

10 March 2015 - Concert: Pitohui@Papazerik Sound System (Roxy)

 

28 February 2015 - New Yerçekimi single "Dünyanın Son Günü" is out now! Besides recording and mixing, I also played guitar on this one.

02 February 2015 - Concert: Pitohui@Paradisos Session (Roxy)

30 January 2015 - New Pitohui single "Nar Nar" is released!

30January 2015 - Concert: Pitohui@Peyote Istanbul

15 January 2015 - Concert: Pitohui@Mojo

13 December 2014 - Concert: Pitohui @Peyote Eskisehir

06 December 2014 - Concert: Pitohui @Peyote Istanbul

28 November 2014 - Devin RMX is out!

25 November 2014 - Guest @ Dinleme Odasi

15 November 2014 - Concert: Pitohui @Karga

08 November 2014 - Concert: "Yolda" @De Centrale

24 October 2014 - Concert: Pitohui @Peyote Istanbul

17 October 2014 - Pitohui released second EP "Devin" via Bandcamp!

16 October 2014 -  Concert: Breath, Song @Bilkent University

15 October 2014 - Concert: Tuna Pase & Barkın Engin Album Launch @Dunia

13 October 2014 - "Hazy Star", collaboration album with Tuna Pase, released via Bandcamp!

4 October 2014 -  Concert: Breath, Song @EINSTEIN KULTUR

21 September 2014 - "Golden Boll’s biggest prize awarded to ‘Spirit of Dust’"

Discography

Solo Works - www.soundcloud.com/barkin-engin

Replikas - www.replikas.com

Reverie Falls On All - www.reveriefallsonall.com

Pitohui - pitohui.bandcamp.com

Yerçekimi - http://yercekimi.otomat.tv

Barkın Engin & Tuna Pase - barkinengintunapase.bandcamp.com

Guest Appearances

Selected Sound Engineering Works

Works indicated with * are collaborations with Metin Bozkurt and / or Burak Tamer.

Haşmet Asilkan - Bundan Sonraki Günlerimiz Hatırlamakla Geçecek

Album - 2019

Mixing

İstanbul'dan - Yola Çıktık

Album - 2019

Mixing

Umut Töre  Bandosu  - Koza

Single - Gri Plak- 2019

Mixing

Guguou - Pas Matri

Album - Shalgam Records - 2019

Mastering

Clouds

Documentary - 2019

Sound Design & Mixing

Director: Osman Nuri İyem

Erkan Sönmez  - I Have Lost You

Single - Mirage - 2019

Mixing

Umut Töre  Bandosu  - Ayı

Single - Gri Plak- 2019

Mixing

Dead Horse Nebula

Feature Film - 2018

Sound Editing & Design

Director: Tarık Aktaş

Maan – Yüzüstü

Album - Müzik Hayvanı - 2018

Recording

Balina - Kaybetmenin Mitolojisi

EP - Ada Müzik - 2017

Recording & Mixing

Can Karadoğan - Kahraman Gölgeleri

Album - Gri Plak - 2017

Mixing

Begüm Tarako - Alaca (feat. İlke Hatipoğlu)

Single - DMC - 2017

Mixing

Ars Longa - Yüreğim İmparator

Single - Sony Music - 2017

Mixing (Vinyl version)

Goralı - Qualia

Album - 2017

Mixing

Şevket Akıncı- Escher Chronicles

Album - A.K. Müzik - 2017

Mixing & Additional Recording

Yank - I/I

EP - Who Are We Who We Are - 2016

Mastering

İpek Görgün - Aphelion

Album - Touch Line - 2016

Mastering

Tuna Pase - Night Music

Album - CD Baby - 2016

Mixing & Mastering

Özgür Yılmaz - Ora

Album - Shalgam Records - 2016

Mixing

Nihan & The Single Camels - Live in Sendesaal Bremen

Live Album- Uzuner Consulting - 2016

Mixing & Mastering

The Ousted – The Ousted

EP - Self Release – 2016

Mixing

Rüzgarda Salınan Nilüfer *

Feature Film - 2016

Sound Editing & Design

Director: Seren Yüce

Kinesis - Miasma

EP - We Play - 2016

Recording & Mixing

Tuna Pase - Under the Tree

Album - CD Baby - 2015

Mixing & Mastering

Yerçekimi - Olmuyor

Singles - Otomat -2015

Recording & Mixing

Yerçekimi - Dünyanın Son Günü

Singles - Otomat -2015

Recording & Mixing

Kırbinsinek - Sis Sus Pus *

Album - World In Sound - 2015

Mixing

Toz Ruhu *

Feature Film - 2014

Sound Designer & Re-recording Mixer

Director: Nesimi Yetik

Sivas *

Feature Film - 2014

Dialogue & Sound Editor

Director: Kaan Müjdeci

Yerçekimi - Yerçekimi

Album - Otomat - 2014

Recording & Mixing

Tuna Pase - Discotheque Sounds From The Cemetery

Albüm - 2014

Mastering

Kinesis - Lavdanom *

EP - 2014
Recording & Mixing

Yürümek *

Documentary - 2013
Sound Designer
Director: Deniz Şengenç

Esmerine – Dalmak *

Album - Constellation Records - 2013
Recording

Haossaa – Haossaa *

Album - Peyote Music – 2011
Recording

Barış İçin Israrlıyız: Kadın Kenti Diyarbakır *

Documentary – 2010
Re-recording Mixer
Director: Melek Taylan


Tülay German: Kor ve Ateş Yılları *

Documentary - 2010
Re-recording Mixer
Director: Didem Pekün

Acaipademler –Marshall Planı *

Album - Self Release – 2010
Mixing

Sakareller – Beş Dakika Daha *

Album - Peyote Music – 2010
Recording & Mixing

Ricochet – The Burning One

Album - Peyote Music – 2010
Recording & Mixing

The Foe

Video – 2007
Sound Designer
Director: Mustafa Emek Gül

Dandadadan – Sen Bana Birini Android

Album - Fono – 2006
Recording (with Selcuk Artut)

Takva

Feature Film - 2006
OST Mastering
Director: Özer Kızıltan

Selen Gülün – Sürprizler *

Album - Rec Jazz – 2006
Recording
 

Instruction

September 2013 -

Bahcesehir University Audio Engineering Department; Part Time Instructor

STT 5501 Multi-Track Mixing
STT 5504 Advanced Multi-Track Mixing
STT 5012 Audio Production for Film
FTV 3985 Film Sound
STT 5101 Studio Recording Techniques

July 2018 - September 2018

Sabanci University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Department; Part Time Instructor

VA 335 Sound and Image

September 2015 - January 2016

Istanbul Technical University Center for Advanced Studies in Music; Part Time Instructor

Advanced Multi-Track Mixing

July 2011- September 2013

Sabanci University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Department; Summer School; Part Time Instructor

VA 446 History & Aesthetics of Electroacoustic Music

March 2011 – September 2013

SAE Istanbul; Full Time Sound Engineering Instructor

Temel Bilişim
Audio Editing
FX I, II, III
Pro Tools I, II, III

September 2009 – February 2010

Sabanci University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Department; Part Time Instructor

VA 335 Sound and Image

September 2008 – September 2013      

Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University State Conservatory, Composition Department; Part Time Instructor

Electronic Music I, II, III, IV

September 2005 – January 2013

Istanbul Bilgi University, Film and Television Department; Part Time Instructor

FTV 462 Audio Postproduction
FTV 461 Sound Design
FTV 220 Introduction to Film Sound
FTV 382 Audio Craft

September 2004 – September 2006

Istanbul Bilgi University, Music Department; Research Assistant