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. 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.
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.
Philogresz Discography Tracks
- 14 Remix
- 4 Writing & Arrangement
- 2 Featuring & Presenting
- 6 Production
- 3 DJ Mix
- 26 Technical