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Keep Shelly in Athens – California Tears

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Roni Iron – Antalya EP (incl. Harri Agnel Remix)

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Greek producer and DJ Michaleas Panagiotis, aka Roni Iron, has just released his new EP via Hotworx Recordings. “Antalya EP” includes two new tracks and a remix from Harri Agnel. Atmospherical and dance sounds on downtempo rhythms combining vocals from East and the beloved to all Armenian Duduk.

Another beautiful fusion from different worlds and traditions that only music can offer with such strong feelings! Get it here.

Roni Iron was born in Athens in 1981 and today he lives permanently in Nafplio. After 20 years in the industry, he is now considered one of the leading music producers in the Electronica / Lounge / Uptempo / House scene. To date, Roni Iron has worked with great names such as James Lavelle, Deep Dish, Infected Mushroom and others.

Hotworx was created in 2017 and based in Heraklion in Crete, Greece. Purpose of the label and its future releases is exclusively and only electronic music with ethnic features.

Christos Papadogias – Sunday EP

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For this 62th release Famille Electro Records welcomes Christos Papadogias. His favourite sounds are Tech and Afro House rythms. Indeed, he has always loved his live performances in this kind of music . So he produces 2 tracks on that way for a pumping EP. “Sunday” is fresh, groovy with catchy base lines and atmospheric synthline. A high-energy track with an engaging vocal aspect. Code 4 is a Fast- paced, shuffled rhythm meets a fabulous huge pulsating sub-bass and hypnotics vocals for a punchy, uptempo end product.

To make the Ep even more robust joshua Puerta offers a stunning remix of Sunday. A rolling, tribal-infused track with an emphasis on its delightful percussive components with a focus on the big low-end frequencies and use of a hooky vocal line that adds an element of hypnotism to the track.

RELEASE DATE: 24/02/2019 – SPOTIFY RELEASE DATE 10/03/2019

Paul Anthonee – Soldier’s Heart EP

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Antonis Pavlidis is the man behind Paul Anthonee moniker; born in Nicosia, Cyprus and located in Greece, Paul Anthonee quickly established his name in the local scene regarding his quality & skills as a DJ, Radio & Music Producer!

As a DJ, he’s been a main feature in line ups of major festivals & main events such as REWORKS, Reborn Festival, Gathering Mountain Fest, ao.. as well as in top inhouse venues around Greece & Cyprus. Besides that, Paul Antonee has established a great rep as a radio producer as part of Extreme Radio (Gr) and airplays on Ibiza Global Radio, and other stations around Europe, while currently he’s been announced as a proud member of the premiere electronic music radio of his city-base, Fly 104 (Thessaloniki) being on air Mon-Fri 5-7pm!

After last releases on famous Suara by Ivan Ramos Coyu Paul return on Be Free Recordings with an ep full of energy that will overwhelm you at first listening.

To make even more beautiful the whole ep thinks Coeus already known for his tracks played by Tale Of Us, Black Coffee, Trikk, Petar Dundov and Pete Tong

Stevie R – Melt LP

Greek musician and producer Stevie R makes a welcome return to Chapter 24 Records with Melt. Above you can stream “Gkii”. The track introduces first the Egyptian and then the Greek melodies as a sort of cross-cultural dialogue, before fusing the two in a beautiful Greco-Egyptian harmony as the track unfolds. Featuring on the track is CERPINTXT, a young female Egyptian artist who was one of Stevie’s students at Point Blank.

Melt showcases Stevie’s desire to bring back ‘rebetiko’ – the little known, underground ‘blues’ music of his native Greece, music that was often outlawed due to its anti-establishment themes. His approach to making music is much like making art and his masterful ability to tell a story is omnipresent in all of his work. Infusing a modern electronic beat with the traditional sounds of his home country, Melt proved to be a cathartic process for Stevie.

In 2018 alone he played alongside artists including; John Talabot and Fitz Kalkbrenner. His live shows, which he’s taken to Sisyphos, ADE and Ministry Of Sound, are a multi-sensory journey. In his productions, Stevie incorporates a broad spectrum of instruments such as traditional Greek tzouras and baglamas, a variety of guitars, acoustic and electric violins, field recordings and modular synthesisers.

Stevie R ‘Melt’, released 15th March on Chapter 24 Records.

“Melt is the story of 13 animals trying to go to space. Each animal is a figure in the artist’s life, accompanying the others on the difficult journey. Nobody knows where space is, what it looks or feels like. To me, space is where our fears disappear, our loved ones stand beside us, and the fights in our mind cease. Nevertheless, there is a different journey for each and every one of us, our Universe is unique and the animals always look different; in this journey, we travel alone.” – Stevie R

Tracklisting:
01. Stépa
02. Delias feat. Djanan Turan & Master Dani
03. Asprúla
04. Gkii feat. CERPINTXT
05. Gunii
06. Bótsa Bótsa feat. Djanan Turan 7. Madilo feat. CERPINTXT
08. Red Lemon feat. CERPINTXT
09. Acid Tri feat. Djanan Turan
10. Tsari feat. CERPINTXT
11. Misirlu

Theus Mago & Local Suicide – Komm Ins Loch

After a hugely prolific year for the Local Suicide duo, which has brought us collaborations with names such as Low Manuel and Mijo as well as DJ sets across Europe and Asia, they are joining the Mexican label Duro with a three-track EP as a joint effort with the label’s owner Theus Mago. This Mexican producer comes off the back of a similarly hectic year, most recently releasing the ‘Inertials’ single and the acclaimed ‘Ella’ EP, featuring remixes from Arthur Johnson and Il Est Vilaine. This collaborative EP is a masterful blend of styles, merging Local Suicide’s characteristic catchy techno-disco sound with the darker notes typical of Theus Mago. His signature style is that of freeform, synth-driven, moody techno that brings together intricately interwoven influences from across the spectrum of electronic music, providing a perfect foil to Local Suicide’s infectious rhythms.

UNDERHER – Mercy EP

Fledgling electronic live act UNDERHER have released their third official EP, ‘Mercy’. Due for release on their own imprint IAMHER, the package includes two original UNDERHER tracks, ‘Mercy’ and ‘Strung’, plus remixes from French production duo The Dualz, Greek Hotworkz label boss Harri Agnel, upcoming Austrian producer dörfler, and New Yorker Allies For Everyone.

Nikos Komninos: 30 Years On Air Anniversary Party

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For our Greek-speaking friends:

Μία από τις μακροβιότερες εκπομπές στο ελληνικό ραδιόφωνο, φέτος συμπληρώνει 30 χρόνια on air και το γιορτάζει την Παρασκευή 7 Δεκεμβρίου με ένα ολονύκτιο party γεμάτο μουσικές από τα καλύτερά μας ραδιοφωνικά χρόνια.

Ο Νίκος Κομνηνός συνιδρυτής και δ/ντης προγράμματος του Offradio από το 2008, μετρά τρεις δεκαετίες αδιάλειπτης ραδιοφωνικής παρουσίας και εκπομπών, μέσα από τις οποίες μεταδόθηκαν και διαδόθηκαν μουσικές και καλλιτέχνες που σημάδεψαν τα καλύτερα μας χρόνια. Όλες αυτές τις μουσικές θα φέρει μαζί του – σε βινύλιο και CD- στο Death Disco στις 7 Δεκεμβρίου, για μία νύχτα που δεν πρέπει να χάσετε, και κατά τη διάρκεια της οποίας όλοι όσοι θα είστε εκεί, θα έχετε τη δυνατότητα να “παραγγέλνετε” επί τόπου τραγούδια μέσω PM!

Info:

https://www.facebook.com/events/248879355807805/

Death Disco, Ωγήγου 16, Ψυρρή
Starts 00.00 | Entrance €5
#30yearsKOM #offradio #Μουσικάρες

Λίγα λόγια για τον Νίκο Κομνηνό:

Το να «μεταδώσεις» το Νίκο Κομνηνό γραπτώς δεν είναι απλή υπόθεση. Δεν είναι απλό να κλείσεις σε λέξεις καθημερινές εκπομπές μιας ολόκληρης 30ετίας, μεσάνυχτα ή μεσημέρια γεμάτα καλά φιλτραρισμένους ήχους, μουσική πληροφορία, αφιερώματα και το πάθος ενός ανθρώπου για μουσική και επικοινωνία, στο οποίο είναι ταγμένες τουλάχιστον τρεις γενιές μέχρι τώρα. Πίσω από το οξύμωρο της βραχνής χροιάς της φωνής του -αυστηρή και ρομαντική συνάμα- υπάρχει ένας τύπος αυστηρός τόσο με τον εαυτό του όσο και με τους συνεργάτες του, αλλά και μια ρομαντική φύση που κάθε φορά που πλησιάζει μικρόφωνο γίνεται εκείνος ο παθιασμένος πιτσιρικάς που ξεκίνησε εκπομπές παράνομα τη δεκαετία του ‘80 με τους φίλους του στην πολυκατοικία του πατρικού του και που άλλαξαν τα όνοματά τους για να μην καρφωθούν στην αστυνομία. Είναι ίσως ο μοναδικός «πειρατής» του ραδιοφώνου που δεν λοξοδρόμησε στην πορεία, παραμένοντας πιστός στο μέσο και τη μουσική, στις αξίες του και τον ακροατή. Η δόξα, τα χρήματα, η αναγνωρισιμότητα και τα «τυχερά του επαγγέλματος» δεν τον συγκίνησαν ποτέ, όσο τον συγκινούν τα «δυσεύρετα πια» καλά τραγούδια και αυτή η μυσταγωγία και η οικειότητα συνάμα της επικοινωνίας με το κοινό που μόνο στο ραδιόφωνο μπορείς να έχεις. Ο πιτσιρικάς πειρατής των ‘80’s, ήταν από τους πρώτους που η ελεύθερη ραδιοφωνία έφερε στον FM100 της εποχής Κούβελα στη Θεσσαλονίκη και εν συνεχεία στον FM101, το πρώτο νεανικό ραδιόφωνο από το οποίο «αποφοίτησαν» μεγάλες καριέρες του σήμερα. Από τότε μέχρι σήμερα, ο ίδιος έχει βάλει την προσωπική του σφραγίδα ως δ/ντης προγράμματος σε τρία ραδιόφωνα που άφησαν εποχή στη Θεσσαλονίκη και όχι μόνο: 88μισό/Μύλος, Republic 100.3 και OFFRADIO – το δημοφιλέστερο online ραδιόφωνο με έδρα τη Θεσσαλονίκη, φανατικό κοινό σε όλη την Ελλάδα και ακροατές σε όλο τον πλανήτη.

RΠЯ – Childhood

Keep Shelly in Athens RΠЯ returns with a beautiful ambient piece. Get it here: http://smarturl.it/ihexbc

Lou – Do U Want It

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‘’Do U Want It’’ is the way Lou chooses to present herself in the wide audience. She loves to speak through electronic music and her playful voice. Thoughts on paper converted into sounds, in parts with the help of the infamous Lefteris Kalabakas aka Lee Burton. Pop in all it’s beauty. Electronic music through the eyes of a young and determined to succeed girl. A small taste of what her forthcoming debut album will sound like.

But words can hardly describe in detail all those that the needle on the record will reveal. Be sure to keep an eye on this one.

‘Do U Want It’ is out today in all major digital record stores.