Gripin - "Dalgalandim da Duruldum" | Music 2014 | SXSW
Gripin was formed in the year 2000 and has four band members. Birol Namoglu on vocals, Arda Inceoglu on bass and keyboards, Murat Basdogan on guitars and Ilker Balic on drums. They compose and write all of their own music which is in the pop-rock genre. Gripin have performed at many festivals with internationally known musicians and bands like 'Cake', 'Shed 7', 'Reamonn', 'Myslovitz', 'Placebo', 'Skin', 'Evanescence', 'Travis', 'Skunk Anansie', 'Franz Ferdinand', 'Manic Street Preachers', 'Within Temptation', 'Badly Drawn Boy' and many more. They have also performed at rock bars and rock venues, including the most famous one in Istanbul 'Bronx Bar' every Saturday night for four years. In 2004, the band released their first studio album 'Hikayeler Anlatildi'. In 2005, they released the second edition of the first album, 'Hikayeler Anlatildi 2.Baski' which includes unplugged versions and live performances. With the success of these two albums, they performed at over 600 concerts at sixty four different cities.