We think that Ece Özel’s style has an authentic appeal that we experienced several times during her sets at MiniMüzikhol. We caught her for EDHID’s rough diamonds SHORTCUT series recently. Enjoy!


Where do you feel home?
At home


When was your first contact with music?
My father’s psychedelic rock cassette tapes.


Which was your first record bought and what memories do you associate with it?
Dr Alban – Hello Africa


Do you collect vinyl? If yes, which is your favourite record store?
I rarely buy vinyl, any online store can be my favourite.


What brought you to do DJing?
I guess finding the next good music.


When and what was your first mix?
It was 2011, it is a whiny disco/house mix for me and my friends.


How would you describe your style?
Satanic sweet sixteen.


Which medium do you use to play?
Traktor / Digital.


What are your favourite spots to play?
Mini Muzikhol, Küçük İstanbul, and lately one and only Zurich.


Which record is your secret weapon?
Bozzwell ‘I Can’t Be’ (Andre Kraml Remix)


What is the best and what is worst thing about DJing?
Best thing is music, worst thing is weird questions and requests.


What is your personal hangover killer?
Pide & diet coke.


Which art comes second for you after music?
Photography. I am not sure which one comes first.


What comes in your mind when thinking of Istanbul?


What can we expect next?
Serenity please!


Ece Özel on Soundcloud


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