Biography

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Oğuz Kaplangı, a prolific musician who has been in the music business for over 20 years, mainly composes for TV, advertising, theatre and big screen productions.

 

His compositions explore a wide array of musical styles, ranging from electronic, rock, hip-hop, reggae to pop, world, latin, jazz, classical and oriental.

 

He has scored for many Turkish box office hits as well as Turkey’s first animation film “Kötü Kedi Şerafettin/Bad Cat”. He has also composed corporate theme music for Turkish national TV channels.

 

Oğuz is the owner of Elec-Trip Music Productions and the man behind Express Jingles, a library music catalogue represented by the Spirit Music Group in the United States.

 

In the United States, his music is being used in TV shows including A&E’s Emmy-nominated, “Wahlburgers”, “Donnie Loves Jenny”, “Nightwatch”, “Lock Up”, “Sexy Beasts”, “According To Alex”, “Killer Kids”, “Young Marvels”, “Big Brew Theory” and “Bizarre Foods”.

 

Oğuz has worked with CP+B London, Ogilvy & Mather, Leo Burnett, DDB, BBDO, Saatchi & Saatchi, Thompson, Lowe, McCann Erickson and Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam as well as many boutique agencies and film production companies in Istanbul.

 

Oğuz is the producer of several ethnic-electronic albums such as Istanbul Calling series and Techno Roman Project; he has arranged several tracks for international artists including Valderrama (Spain), Alkistis Protopsalti (Greece), Suzy (Israel) and Encarna Salazar (ex-member of Azucar Moreno).

 

As part of DOT Theatre Company, Oğuz composed and performed music in EIF 2017 at the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh for Ionesco’s play “Rhinoceros” adapted by Zinnie Harris and directed by Murat Daltaban. With the music he composed for “How To Hold Your Breath?” written by Zinnie Harris and directed by Murat Daltaban, he was nominated for the Best Stage Music in the prestigious Afife Theatre Awards 2017.

 

Oğuz has a masters’ certificate in “Orchestration for Film and TV” from Berklee College of Music. He graduated from Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ).

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NOCTURNE OF PRUVA

2017 ELEC-TRIP RECORDS

ISTANBUL CALLING Vol.3

2015 ELEC-TRIP RECORDS

ÇILGIN DERSANE 3

SOUNDTRACK – 2014 UZELLİ

RECEP İVEDİK 2

SOUNDTRACK – 2014 AVRUPA MÜZİK

AYAKTA KAL

SOUNDTRACK – 2009 AVRUPA MÜZİK

NUDGE NUDGE

ZI PUNT – 2008 ELEC-TRIP RECORDS

ÇILGIN DERSANE KAMPTA

SOUNDTRACK – 2008 FÜZYON MÜZİK

RECEP İVEDİK

SOUNDTRACK – 2008 AVRUPA MÜZİK

ISTANBUL CALLING Vol.2

2007 ELEC-TRIP RECORDS

ÇILGIN DERSANE

SOUNDTRACK – 2007 FÜZYON MÜZİK

ARE YOU SATISFIED?

REBEL MOVES – 2005 PASAJ MÜZİK

FRENCH FRIES ALATURCA

REBEL MOVES – 2003 ELEC-TRIP RECORDS

ISTANBUL CALLING

2003 ELEC-TRIP RECORDS

FILM MUSIC

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KÖTÜ KEDİ ŞERAFETTİN (BAD CAT)

COMPOSER – 2016 ANIMA ISTANBUL

HEP YEK

COMPOSER – 2016 ROLL CAPTION

HAYALET DAYI

COMPOSER – 2015 DIRTY CHEAP CREATIVE

ÇILGIN DERSANE 3

COMPOSER – 2014 AKSOY FİLM

ERKEKLER

COMPOSER – 2013 AKSOY FİLM

CELAL İLE CEREN

COMPOSER – 2013 AKSOY FİLM

AZİZ İSTANBUL

COMPOSER – 2010 ISTANBUL 2010

RECEP İVEDİK 3

COMPOSER – 2010 AKSOY FİLM

AYAKTA KAL

COMPOSER – 2009 AKSOY FİLM

RECEP İVEDİK 2

COMPOSER – 2009 AKSOY FİLM

AVANAK KUZENLER

COMPOSER – 2008 AKSOY FİLM

ÇILGIN DERSANE KAMPTA

COMPOSER – 2008 AKSOY FİLM

RECEP İVEDİK

COMPOSER – 2008 AKSOY FİLM

ÇILGIN DERSANE

COMPOSER – 2007 AKSOY FİLM