Tag Archives: Greek

Preview: Xylouris White @ Moth Club (London; Tuesday 2nd July 2019)

Preview: Xylouris White @ Moth Club (London; Tuesday 2nd July 2019)

No matter if you call them post-punk, free-jazz, avant-folk, Greek or whatever else, Xylouris White will end up defying your definition. The duo, formed by Cretan oud master George Xylouris and Australian fanciful post-punk drummer Jim White, is quite an anomaly in the music world, showing how you can organically...
London Gig Guide (May 2019)

London Gig Guide (May 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some...
Preview: Baildsa & Balothizer @ Balabam (London; Friday 10th May 2019)

Preview: Baildsa & Balothizer @ Balabam (London; Friday 10th May 2019)

Balabam will go fully Greek on 10th May, when Baildsa, a punk-ska-reggae outfit from Thessaloniki, and London-based Balothizer and their “Cretan music from hell” will turn the Tottenham venue upside down. The two bands reflect two different, but both passionate and energetic, ways to interpret Greek music. If Baildsa’s tunes...
Preview: Tashkezar @ Hootananny (London; Sunday 31st March 2019)

Preview: Tashkezar @ Hootananny (London; Sunday 31st March 2019)

Drop the curtain on your March with a Balkan, East European and Middle Eastern sound ingestion. On Sunday 31st, Tashkezar will set the Hootananny stage for a luscious feast of tasty notes caught from the Adriatic Sea to the Euphrates. Tunes of the Turkish, Greek, Balkan and Arabic traditions will...
Album Review: Xylouris White – Mother [Bella Union; January 2018]
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Album Review: Xylouris White – Mother [Bella Union; January 2018]

Xylouris White introduces their energetic, head-spinning new album Mother, drenched in exploration and psychedelia. Xylouris White is a bombastic creative duo, enthusiastically experimenting and exploring with a vast array of sounds. The group consists of the perhaps unlikely combination of an Australian drummer, Jim White, and lute player, Giorgios Xylouris,...
Interview: Çiğdem Aslan & Nikos Baimpas (October 2016)

Interview: Çiğdem Aslan & Nikos Baimpas (October 2016)

Çiğdem Aslan’s second album, A Thousand Cranes, was published just a few weeks ago by Asphalt Tango and will be launched at Kings Place in London the 23rd of November. We thought that no one could introduce us to the work better than its main interpreter and “engineer”. So we had...
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