Monthly Archives: September 2016

On the Frontier of the EU

A good article that details the situation on Greece’s eastern Aegean islands: But the deal has also turned Greece’s eastern Aegean islands into holding centres. Those rescued by the Hellenic Coast Guard are shipped to the islands of Lesvos, Samos, … Continue reading

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Kalogria

Papazoglou, 1935, Kalogria (“Nun”). Βαρέθηκα τον κόσμο πιά, καλογριά θα γίνω, και απάνω σε ψηλό βουνό, μονάχη μου θα μείνω. I’m tired of this world, I’ll become a nun, and go up to a tall mountain, where I’ll live alone. … Continue reading

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Βραχνάς, Αθανασίου – Αίγινα, 1977

Aigina, 1977. Nikos Vraxnas and Thanasis Athanasiou–two old school rebetes, prepping for an album that never came to be. Enjoy and, please, appreciate the extraordinary uniqueness of this recording:    

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