Yaman Palak, is a celebrated songwriter, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist based in Queens NY. His dream-pop tracks feature magnificent vocals, that blend effortlessly with hypnotic gardens of sounds. At times electronica and other times alternative, Yaman’s music invites the listener to cinematic atmospheres, seductive and liberating.
He performs regularly at New York venues such as The Silent Barn, Palisades, Pianos, Trans-Pecos, Bowery Electric, Union Pool, and more.
Past Shows 2016:
August 12, Tarot Society, Brooklyn NY
July 17, Five Miles, Brooklyn NY
June 11, Northside Presents @ Pete's Candy Store, Brooklyn NY
May 6, Tarot Society, Brooklyn NY
April 15, Live at WUSB Radio, Stony Brook University NY
March 23, Leftfield, New York, NY
March 3, Bowery Electric, New York NY
February 13, The Silent Barn, Brooklyn NY
January 21, The Silent Barn, Brooklyn NY
News & Updates
"... I Need You is slow burning heart-beating pop that will melt the hardest of hearts with his magnificent vocals set to dreamy melodies. ..." - Diamond Deposits 2016
"... The powerful yet laid back sounds of "CHE" round out this release making you wonder what's next as the track comes to a mind bending halt leaving you mesmerized by it's seductive sound. ..." - Custom Made Music 2016
“... In addition to precise staccato excursions and fragmented elaborations, Yaman calmly created an atmosphere that compares to an ambivalent expedition through uninhabited film landscape. ..." - Neue Zuger Zeitung 2010
The silent commute: Silently on the train, in transit between displacement and homestead I ponder.