2/5 BZ

2/5 BZ

Real Name:
Serhat Köksal
Founded in 1986 by Serhat Köksal in Istanbul, 2/5 BZ works as a multimedia project with various releases in video, music and literary formats. Combining traditional Turkish music, noise, ambient, big beat and numerous other stylistical references, 2/5 BZ creates a distinct modern experimental sound bridging occident and orient. Characteristic for the work and output of 2/5 BZ is the balancing on the verge of trash and the continuous work with collages of music, cinema, speech and field recordings. So far, 2/5 BZ has performed at well-known festivals such as Club Transmediale in Berlin, collaborated with numerous musicians such as Tim Hodgkinson and been presented, among others, by John Peel in his famous John Peel sessions on BBC. 2/5 BZ's motto: No Touristik , No Exotic .


2/5 BZ Discography Tracks


none 2/5 BZ Opua Dişın - Düzenin 7 Ceddine(Cass, Dem) Not On Label none Turkey 1994 Sell This Version
2/5 BZ No Turistik - No Egzotik (Album) 2-5bz.com Turkey 2002 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

GZL 12" 001 2/5 BZ Peel Session(12") Gözel Records GZL 12" 001 Turkey 2003 Sell This Version
GZL 12" 002 2/5 BZ Militant Oriental - Peel Session II(12") Gözel Records GZL 12" 002 Turkey 2006 Sell This Version


Gözel 13 2/5 BZ Ulonbay(CDr, Comp) Gözel Records Gözel 13 Turkey 2000 Sell This Version
GÖZEL2007-1 2/5 BZ No Exotic(CD, Comp + DVD-V, Comp) Gözel Records GÖZEL2007-1 Turkey 2007 Sell This Version


none 2/5 BZ Live At Transmediale Festival Berlin 6th February 2003(DVDr, DVD-V, Pla) 2-5bz.com none Turkey 2006 Sell This Version