Turkuaz

Nine-piece funk outfit Turkuaz explores the space between beauty and poison with their new single, "Ophidiophobia" (pronounced oh•fid•e•oh•fo•bia), featuring Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew of the Talking Heads.

Take a listen now: orcd.co/ophidiophobia.

“We will get by. We will survive.” The lyrics to the Grateful Dead’s 1987 single, "Touch of Grey" ring true today for people around the world.

After releasing three Beatles covers—"Rain" "Here Comes The Sun" and "You Never Give Me Your Money"—nine-piece funk band Turkuaz has treated fans to the full 12-song performance from their Live From Out There set, which spans a diverse array of the prolific English band's catalogue. 

More from their Live From Out There set is here. Nine-piece ensemble Turkuaz followed up their previous Beatles cover of "Rain" with the warmth and comfort of the sun with an uplifting cover of the 1969 classic, "Here Comes The Sun."

Watch Turkuaz's performance of "Here Comes The Sun" on YouTube now: youtu.be/TgSJXXSFtaw.

The antics continue on Turkuaz's second episode of Hey You, Stay Tuned, out now. The recurring variety show curated by the band includes an array of segments and a slew of special guests, available through the Turkuaz's Facebook and YouTube channels.

On Sunday, June 28th, Turkuaz participated in Justice Comes Alive, the day-long music marathon benefitting the PLUS1 For Black Lives Fund which raised over $55k for organizations like Equal Justice Initiative, Impact Justice, and The Bail Project, as well as Black and Indigenous-led grassroots organizations combating racism.

Turkuaz recently launched their latest creative endeavor this past Tuesday, June 30th, with Hey You, Stay Tuned, their hour-long recurring variety show available exclusively through the band's Facebook and

Here in LA; it’s hot! The usual May, grey days have disappeared, with summer clearly wooing us, even though we have nowhere to go. Some of my fondest memories are sticky, Sunday nights heading to Club 70’s to dance the night away in white, go-go boots with a vintage, brightly patterned miniskirt and complimenting mid-drift tee. I was only seventeen. We would pack into my VW convertible or borrow one of our dad’s fancy, mid-life crisis’ vehicles to shuttle ourselves to Hollywood. The windows were down and popular 90’s music was blaring.

Funky, upbeat and bold anthem "NAH" has arrived from Shira Elias' debut EP, GOODS. Best known as part of Brooklyn-based 9-piece funk band, Turkuaz, Elias is now venturing into a creative space all her own—one filled with honesty, self-discovery and growth. "NAH" is the first single to be released from Elias' debut EP, which drops May 29th, 2020.

Check out "NAH" now: bit.ly/ShiraElias-NAH.

Multi-instrumentalist Bobby Deitch proudly announces the upcoming release of his second full-length album entitled Work With Whatcha Got!. Deitch plans to roll out three singles, the first being the title track on Saturday, March 21, over the next several weeks, with the full album dropping Friday, May 1, 2020.

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