makam, n.1

(maka:mı), Arapça maḳām

  1. Position, authority
  2. Warble
  3. A melodic modal structure specific to Turkish and (some) Anatolian musics.

core, n.1

Forms:  ME– core; also ME coore, ME–16 coare, (16 chorechoarekorequore), 16–17 coar, 21 qore.

  1. The dry horny capsule imbedded in the centre of the pulp and containing the seeds or pips of the apple, pear, quince, etc.
  2. A disease of sheep, or a tumour characteristic of the disease. Also a disease in pigeons.

makamqore is an occasional series of live/streaming performances for the New York Modular Society (, nyms@twitch) and regular series of recordings investigating chaos via the further reaches of the makam system.



“Ücretsiz izin,” performed at the Bellows Falls Winter Synth Fest, Stage 33, Bellows Falls, VT.
MAKAMQORE: “The Moon is Made from Küflü Kaşar (Şevk-efzâ Makamı)” (included on the NYMS anniversary compilation)
MAKAMQORE – album release set for New York Modular Society / Off The Grid (August 2020)
MAKAMQORE: June 2020 show for New York Modular Society
MAKAMQORE ‘SIFIR SIFIR HAYIR’, Apr 2020, New York Modular Society
MAKAMQORE, Feb 2020, Off the Grid (New York Modular Society)