the both side of aegean - rebetika

First Episode of The Both Side of Aegean – REBETİKA

What was special about the Rebetika song?Rebetika is a musical genre that turns into a cultural heritage element from the music of a marginalized group, as a lifestyle, a subculture and a life perspective. Rebetika can be defined as the musical state of life. Sometimes a sweet however often bitter kind of music. The lyrics […]

the both side of aegean - rebetika

Teaser Trailer of The Both Side of Aegean – REBETİKA

Rebetika was the music of the Greek underground. The lyrics reflected their surroundings, poverty, pain, drug addiction, police oppression, prison, unrequited love, betrayal and hashish. It’s the lifestyle and perspective of a subculture stretching from Asia Minor to Greece, from Smyrna to Piraeus… The aim of the program is to introduce the rebetika artists who […]

Traditional Greek Music Radio Podcast

Episode 5: Ρεμπέτικα ΙΙ (special)

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Episode 5: Ρεμπέτικα ΙΙ (special)
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We have already walked through the lands of pre-war Ρεμπέτικα, so in episode 5, the time has arrived to continue, by crossing the border and discover what’s out there, beyond the Second World War and τεκέδες! And what better guide than Σώτος Ζαχαριάδης – a painter of these musical landscapes and native speaker of μπουζούκι […]

Traditional Greek Music Radio Podcast

Episode 3: Ρεμπέτικα (special)

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Balkan Hotspot Radio
Episode 3: Ρεμπέτικα (special)
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Beware: the present episode will have double the action and triple the excitement! Not only will a new presenter… be… presented – as we will be set in an adventure, together with Δημήτρης Μαυροματάκης, through one of the most important traditions of Greek music, Ρεμπέτικα. The Greek Blues, as some say! The present edition will […]

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