INTERVIEW: Michalis Kontaxakis

Hello dear Zavodovskians! The Monks have been sailing the musical seas for quite a while now. Album reviews have been our main focus, but to reach those who really live music is something we ought to achieve. Hence, Monk Berkemeier went out the Island to meet, even if virtually, Michalis Kontaxakis, one of the best […]

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The ruins of Aljezur

A heartbeat. The sound of a lock. A sudden piano and a vulnerable, whispering voice. This is how Grouper’s Ruins, an unplugged album recorded in 2011, in an artistic residency in Aljezur, Portugal, set up by Galeria Zé dos Bois, using only a steel drum, a piano and Liz Harris’s own voice for most of […]

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