Turkish musician/trumpet player, born in Üsküdar – Istanbul in 1988.
In addition to makams in traditional Middle East and Turkish music, Barış Demirel also highly influenced by Jazz, Ambient, Rock, Shoegaze, Avant-garde and Gainsbarre sounds, works on his own technique and performing for his journey to find his thing. Also using his vocal skills, in his music, he enhances the voicing connection between the trumpet and the microphone using analog and digital equipments At Roxy Music Days, a highly praised musical competition in Turkey since the ’90s, he won the 1 st prize in 2011. After this experience, leaning on his solo project, he performed in a number of festivals of Rock and Jazz and many concert halls.
His first maxi single O.Y.D.H.O.G.Y. was released in 2012 under the label We Play. In 2012, O.Y.D.H.O.G.Y., artists first album, under the name Barıştık Mı – Göstembil Project hit the shelves as hard copy as well as a digital release on the internet under the label We Play / Roxy Müzik.
In 2014 his first LP T.E.A.R. was released under the same label We Play.