Istanbul based ethno folk ensemble Light In Babylon are one of the last years freshest musical exports of Turkey. The stunning voice of the singer Elia Kamal combined with the beautiful sound of the santur and the western guitar-playing result in a mind-blowing experience.


A celebration of the cosmopolitan traditions of both Istanbul and the Sephardic Jewish community and another example of the great music that is coming out of the Eastern Mediterranean right now.

fRoots Magazine

Light in Babylon comes out loud and clear, across time and space. No fake Orientalism or Chilled-out lounge sounds are to be heard from this strong band, which today represent some of the best music coming out of the east of the Mediterranean...

Songlines Magazine



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