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Amoroza – New Album Release

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By Sotiris Bekas“The present album is the result of the spontaneous musical collaboration of four individuals with very close musical experiences and aesthetics. It comes

The “Kalesma” of a Deep Musical Exploration

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Written by Sotiris BekasThe perception of music and its influential beauty is a primal instinct. It is an inner “kalesma” (call) for emotion. Such a

Giorgos Mavridis, Folk songs and tunes from the region of Drama – Book and cd release

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By Sotiris BekasGiorgos Mavridis is a unique case of a musician who seems to draw his evolution from the orientation manual that was maintained by the

Stella Tempreli – Anastenariko (Thrakian Fire Dance)

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By Sotiris BekasAttempting to reinterpret a very old folk song, let alone a folk fable carrying an entire story with it, is a challenging endeavor,

Katerina Papadopoulou & Aegean Arc – Aura (Album Review)

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Written by Sotiris Bekas"If 'Notio Toxo-In Karpathos' was a music proposal based on the repertoire of the southern Greek geographic arc, the following recording of the

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Gidiki – “Πέρασμα” (Album Review)

By Sotiris Bekas Gidiki is one of the bands that, by confidently drawing from folk

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Ali Doğan Gönültaş – Interview

By Sotiris BekasAli Doğan Gönültaş is a versatile individual and musician, constantly restless and creative,

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Eva Poulopoulou – The Song of the Dead Brother

By Sotiris Bekas In her first published comic, Eva Poulopoulou (with studies in architecture and

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Giorgos Zoumbas – “Stin Agkalia sou Pare Me”

By Sotiris Bekas The Zoumbas family became widely known through references made by the American

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Stella Tempreli – Anastenariko (Thrakian Fire Dance)

By Sotiris BekasAttempting to reinterpret a very old folk song, let alone a folk fable

folkradio.gr 8 Min Read

The “Kalesma” of a Deep Musical Exploration

Written by Sotiris BekasThe perception of music and its influential beauty is a primal instinct.

folkradio.gr 8 Min Read