MURAT UNCUOGLU – FREELANCE EP (EYEPATCH RECORDINGS)
May 16th, 2012
After finishing high school, Murat Uncuoglu started working in a record store, importing foreign LPs and the first CDs to Istanbul. Collecting a vast knowledge of contemporary dance music, he was soon approached with offers to DJ at private parties. In 1987, he began accepting the offers and started his DJing career. He soon got his first residency at Hadigari in the city of Bodrum.
Later on, Murat’s desire to become a professional DJ and producer took him to what was then the heart of electronic music, London. He studied sound engineering and production at Media Productions and was a regular at London’s clubs. While in London, Murat worked as a sound engineer for several international producers, including Marshall Jefferson. He also continued his DJ career and performed at exclusive parties and local clubs.
Returning to Istanbul in 1994, Murat embarked on multiple projects. He was recruited as a resident DJ at Club 2019 in Istanbul, and co-founded Radio 2019, the first electronic music radio station in Turkey. At this time, Murat Uncuoglu also met up with Aytekin Kurt and formed MiracleWorkz Productions. Together they have created a string of productions under numerous aliases such as MiracleWorkz and Organica. In 2003 Murat made his debut as a solo artist, and several releases have followed.