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Our Daily Bread 150: Cyanna Mercury cover Aphrodite's Child's The Four Horsemen


Featured on the Monolith Cocktail last year, in an outburst of Apollonian and Dionysian lyrical praise by Ayfer Simms, the Greek rockers Cyanna Mercury… 212 more words

Ayfer Simms

That's Right: MAGMA, GONG, and early VANGELIS on FCC FREE RADIO

You’ve guessed it.

This Friday I’ll be spinning some of the early works of prog giants  MAGMA, GONG, and VANGELIS‘ 70’s prog outfit from Greece, … 35 more words

Lisbon Outernational Freeway

Aphrodite's Child: New Greek Heroes

Aphrodite’s Child was a band that I discovered as I do a lot of music.  Accidentally.

A group from Greece, they were a heavy dose of psychedelic with a hint of Greek traditional folk in the melodies.   244 more words

Artist Profiles

O lacrimă pentru Demis Roussos

Recent ne-a părăsit un mare artist, Demis Roussos. Melodiile lui mi-au încântat copilăria și adolescența, iar acum la a doua tinerețe, atunci când voiam să mă liniștesc, să mă binedispun sau pur și simplu să acult o muzică bună mă cufundam în continuare cu aceeași plăcere în ele. 863 more words


APHRODITE’S CHILD – “666” (Full Album – 1972)

Gee, it’s been a really sad week for Progressive Rock:  First Edgar Froese dies……and now Demis Roussos… 162 more words

Aphrodite's Child and 'early Demis Roussos'

As Demis Roussos died earlier this week, I cast my mind back to his early success as part of pop-psych-prog-rock band Aphrodite’s Child  and listen again to their first album, 1968’s ‘End of the World.’ 498 more words

CD Reviews

R.I.P. Demis Roussos

Though he went on to much wider celebrity as a wildly popular solo act, Demis Roussos holds a spot importance to me is as singer and bassist of the Greek Prog group, Aphrodite’s Child, where he, and soon to be legendary composer Vangelis Papathanassiou, crafted beautiful arrangements that alternated between heavy, outrageous pomp (in the best way that only prog groups can) and subtle balladry. 39 more words