New Noise Magazine: Bandcamp of The Day

June 9, 2021

Bandcamp of the Day: Ottoman Turks

By Mick R., June 9, 2021

“Texas, Red Dirt scene punk-country band the Ottoman Turks initially began as the solo project of vocalist Nathan Mongol Wells, recording in his parent’s bathroom, using a sink drawer to support his laptop and the toilet as a desk chair (and presumably also as a toilet). The group is named for Nathan’s time in the Middle East, where he became obsessed with a cross-continental car race known as the Mongol Rally. A race that begins in the Czech Republic and ends in Russia. Many of the routes take contestants through areas that were largely part of the Ottoman Empire, hence the name.”

Read New Noise Magazine’s full write-up on Ottoman Turks HERE.

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