Ilker Soylu (born in Istanbul, Turkey) better known for his stage name of Philogresz is a Turkish and Dutch electronic music record producer, multi-instrumentalist & DJ/Selector based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Moody, old taped-blended, jazzy and organically composed; yet it is arrogantly inviting techno with absolutely no boundaries…
With a career spanning over a decade covering genres from electronica to techno to jazzy flavored stripped micro cuts, Philogresz has released on respected electronic music labels like Echocord, !K7, Electric Deluxe.
He runs TEAM records & PHIL, producing over 25 singles / album since 2002.
Philogresz is known of his 2014 release: 'Mooder' on British label from Brighton; Bedrock Records which got topped at several international charts. His single 'Move Me' has been selected by Gilles Peterson for his weekly radio-show on BBC Radio 1. A dub techno piece 'Emerald' he's composed for the deeply rooted Danish imprint Echocord, got licensed to the prestigious DJ Kicks series on Studio !k7. Not to mention several high chart rankings on Resident Advisor, Beatport & Kompakt.
His 2014 debut album ' The Lost Movie' was launched in Tokyo with a remarkable show at Shibuya's oldest and the legendary club Module. LP got featured on media outlets such as Vice, RA, Thump, Noissey, DJ Broadcast, Fazemag
Numerous album tour performance followed at 10 Days Off, Boiler Room, Tomorrowland, Distortion Festival.
Philogresz regularly tours worldwide and listed at sonic temples like D-Edge Sao Paulo, TBA New York, Radion Amsterdam, Arkaoda Istanbul, Culture-Box Copenhagen, Berns Stockholm, Revolver Norway, Macarena Barcelona, Rye Wax London.
In the recent years, he's founded Zwart Goud - local record institute and a platform for events, clinics, blogging and to spread the love of electronic music.
Selected discography Philogresz
THE LOST MOVIE LP
THE LOST REMIXES (12'') | PHIL
IN THE AIR as PHIL HINTER ENSEMBLE (12'') | D-EDGE
PHIL007 as PHIL HINTER ENSEMBLE (12'') | PHIL
THE LOST MOVIE album sampler scene (12'') | PHIL
MOODER | Bedrock
ENDLESS FLIGHT | TEAM
EMERALD’S EDGE (12”) | Echocord
MILESTONE EP (reissue) | TEAM
SENTIMENT EP (reissue) | TEAM
EXTRA WORKS | Electric Deluxe
COLD WIRED HEART (12”) | Coincidance
LONEDON | TEAM
MECHANICAL CUTS | TEAM mech
REBEL THE CORRUPT | Snork
RETURN OF THE TITANS (12”) | TEAM ltd
THICK DEAN remixes vol.1 | TEAM
DEPENDENCE OF DISTANT US (12”) | PHIL
JUST WHEN YOU THINK ITS OVER (12”) | Treibstoff
THE BAG OF LOST PROJECTS w/ Xpansul | TEAM
SO LONG SYDNEY | Ware
MOVE ME (12”) | Progcity Deep Trax
THE DARKSIDE (12”) | TEAM
MILESTONE EP (12”) | WARE
SENTIMENT EP (12”) | Sound Architecture
DUSTY RIDES EP (12”) | 3rd Wave Black
DEBUT ON BLACKWARM (12”) | TEAM
MI BONSAI EP | Magnitude Recordings
XDB - Afrikk (Philogresz remix) 12” | Echocord
Simon Hinter - Leave (Philogresz remix) 12” | Midnight Shift
Simon Hinter - PHIL006 - Pacific (Philogresz Shift) 12” | PHIL
Mathias Schaffhauser - Nobody Ever (Philogresz Reinterpretion) | Noice!
Garnica - Philogresz does the Dutch thing | TEAM
Ocinirom, K-Pax - Nexus (Philogresz All Night Dubber Remix) | LuPS
C-Jay - Commencement (Philogresz Remix) | The Sessions Rec.
Bleep Boutique - Artificial Nature (Philogresz rough cut) | Manual
Taras Van De Voorde - Larize (Philogresz Remakesz) | Stolen Moments
Francesco Pico, Roell Sapphire - Minitrac (Philogresz Remakesz) | Magnitude
Compilations, Technical: http://www.discogs.com/artist/Philogresz /