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A Turkish band composes Trash Music using instruments made of garbage

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A Turkish band, Fangistanbul, transformed waste materials from a dustbin like a plastic can, a string, or a base of the lamp into musical instruments to promote recycling. The band has been experimenting with “trash oriental” music since 2019 and has influenced multiple music bands to utilize waste materials creatively. To play “an eclectic mix of melodic folk music” the band puts a lot of efforts to transform garbage into efficient instruments with consistent sounds. Their main aim is to promote “upcycling”, a process advocating that value should be added to the old items instead of throwing them away.

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