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Futurónica 194

Episode 194 of Futurónica, a broadcast in Rádio Manobras (91.5 MHz in Porto, 18h30) and Rádio Zero (21h GMT, repeating on Tuesday at 01h) airs tomorrow, June 9th. The playlist of Futurónica 194 is: Yiorgis Sakellariou, Stikhiya, part 1 (2017, Stikhiya, Crónica) Mecha / Orga, 30:13 (2014, 30:13, Impulsive Habitat) Yiorgis Sakellariou, Stikhiya, part 2 […]

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“Stikhiya” reviewed by Touching Extremes

Because of their often undefinable nature, most field recording-based albums cannot be committed to memory. Still, the few artists who can really operate a studio to produce materials worthy of being positively absorbed act as invisible aids for the listener to retrieve – you guessed it – memories. At this exact point stands the work […]

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“Stikhiya” reviewed by Chain DLK

“Stikhiya” is a pair of soundscape compositions comprising layered environmental found sound with additional electronic elements that sound sometimes like arcing electricity, sometimes like industrial gas processing, sometimes like the interference caused by mobile phones on unshielded audio cables. Repetitive mechanical processes occasionally form firm rhythms, ignored by their sonic neighbours. It’s an uncomfortable inserted […]

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New release: Yiorgis Sakellariou’s “Stikhiya”

“Having realised the errors in rational knowledge I found it easier to free myself from the temptation of futile theorizing” Leo Tolstoy (1880) I understand this phrase as an expression of Stikhiya, the word used by Russian poet Aleksandr Blok in early 20th century to describe the fundamental value of primitive immediacy. Contradictory to intellectualism […]

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Soon in Crónica: Yiorgis Sakellariou’s “Stikhiya”

Stikhiya by Yiorgis Sakellariou

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“Stikhiya” reviewed by Vital

Let go theorizing, theories, rational reasoning. Strive for Stikhiya. Or: primitive immediacy. Then and there, organic holistic experiences (may) emerge, dixit Yorgis Sakellariou. It’s where unfathomable and formless forces of perception are at play; awe-inspiring, myth-making. On his cassette Sakellariou manipulates field recordings from various sources; be it natural or technological/industrial, be it in the […]

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Soon in Crónica: Yiorgis Sakellariou’s “Stikhiya”

Stikhiya by Yiorgis Sakellariou

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Corollaries comes to a conclusion

2016 is coming to a close and with it also the Corollaries series, curated by Simon Whetham, and published monthly by Crónica. Corollaries compiled works from Active Crossover: Mooste, a cross-cultural collaborative residency curated by Whetham and hosted by MoKS, in April and May 2015. All works in this series were composed from material compiled […]

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“Everything Emanating from the Sun” reviewed by Loop

Yiorgis Sakellariou is an experimental electronic music composer. Since 2003 he has been active internationally as a solo artist and doing collaborations. He has composed music for short films and theatre and leading workshops. His practice is based on the digital manipulation of environmental recordings. His sound palette covers from the clatter of rails, to […]

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“Everything Emanating from the Sun” reviewed by Silence and Sound

Sans vouloir trop entrer dans les détails explicatifs du nouvel opus du compositeur grec Yiorgis Sakellariou, sachez que c’est le premier album d’une série intitulée Corollaries et mise en place par le label portugais Crónica, qui regroupera des oeuvres issues des résidences Active Crossover: Mooste supervisées par l’artiste anglais Simon Whetham. Oeuvre d’ambient construite d’un […]

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