C1556 – The Ransom Note ‘Friday Feeling’ Mix


For any budding historians who also have a keen interest in the electronic, the name C1556 may well already conjure up images of comets running through your head as you look to the stars for the finest aural futurism. As we head into the weekend, full of anticipation and good feelings – yes, really – we've got this mix from C1556 to share with you that'll give you that elusive Friday Feeling.

So feet up, face in the sun, tune in and read on – it's Friday, the weekend starts here;

Please introduce yourself…

Who are you, Where are you and What are you?

I'm Tayfun, my works have been under the name C1556. I live in Aegean Region, Izmir. I'm a drummer with the band Bloom.

Describe your sound without using the letter 'e'.


What was the first piece of electronic music you heard? How did it make you feel?

Gershon Kingsley – Popcorn. Sounds were flying colours like balls.

What exactly is C1556?

The Great Comet of 1556 is a famous comet that first appeared in February 1556.

When did C1556 first blossom into existence?

Three years ago.

Who is making the music that's exciting you most at the moment?

Aphex Twin.

How many times can you make a mistake before you throw in the towel?

I'm not Edison.

What makes someone a good thief?

Consumption without a brain.

If you suddenly had an identical twin, what would be the first thing you did together?

We would go to the funfair.

How real do you feel?

With 808.

Onto the mix…

Which track in the mix is your current favourite?

Roman Flugel – Wilkie.

When was the mix recorded?

2 weeks ago.

What would be the ideal setting to listen to the mix?

With headphones.

What should we be wearing?

What you want.

What’s your favourite recorded mix of all time?

Michael Mayer – Immer.

What would be your dream setting to record a mix: location/system/format?

Havuzlu Bahçe, Karabük.

What was your first DJ set up at home and what is it now?

CDJ 200. Still the same.

What were the first and last records you bought?

Massive Attack – Mezzanine / Farazi V Kayra – Sarhoş Palavraları ve İbretlik Öyküler.

If this mix was an edible thing, what would it taste like?

Pop Boom!

One record in your collection that is impossible to mix into anything?

Autechre – Nine.

Upcoming in the world of C1556?

I'm still working on an EP called Rumour From Yellow Village. It will be ready in July.

Anything else we need to discuss?

That's it.

Rumour From Yellow Village will be out soon.