Between crisis and creative escapism. The techno and electronic scene in Athens

my article for the German newspaper Jungle world. You can read the german translation online here It was almost 17 years ago, when the news for the rave explosion in the UK and elsewhere arrived in Athens. Well nigh from the first moment, the new subculture has spread widely in the city. Many years in…

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News from near Athens “Laiki techno panigyris festival”

“Since the ancient Greek music and outdoor celebrations, till industrial zones  and illegal techno parties  in warehouses, people serve the same need. The need for celebration, communication and happiness” These words are taken from the website of the Laiki techno panigyris organizers laikitechnopanigyris.com. A techno event who will held near Athens (about two hours or…

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last minute announcement: lineup of Athens Legalize Protestival (11&12 May 2012)

ATHENS LEGALIZE PROTESTIVAL 2012 Friday 11th&Saturday 12th ΧΩΡΟΣ ΠΡΩΗΝ ΑΕΡΟΔΡΟΜΙΟΥ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΥ (είσοδος από Λεωφόρο Ποσειδώνος, στάση τραμ 2η Αγίου Κοσμά) LINE UP Friday 11th of May live stage 20.00 – 20.45: AERA PATERA & ANNA GOULA 21.00 – 21.45: SISTA JAMMAROOTS & OSCILATORS 22.00 – 23.00: PERSINA KSINA STAFYLIA 23.30 – 00.30: BAILDSA 00.45 –…

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tonight in Athens Bios (pireos 84) EMERGENT presents ROBERT HOOD[ M_PLANT/ UR- DETROIT]

Athens is facing one of the biggest crisis of its history.But even now, it seems that several collectives and individuals are putting efforts to keep going with good events and maintain a ” progressive music approach” , at least as we used to know it before the increased suffering of the society of the city.…

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shituationist institute podcast #028

free download Okoloko is one of our local friends in Athens playng mo than ten yrs in the shity. People who joined our last event in Athens last December, you probably remember him. A young talented minimalist and techno dj/producer from those where the city needs to maintain its urbanity. Korablove – When I Have…

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