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VANGELIS – Direct

November 18, 2014

Arista 1984 / Esoteric 2014 A homecoming triumph and a treatise of mind-crafted immediacy from the master of painstaking detail. Given the complexity of his works, including the famous soundtracks, it may come as a surprise that Vangelis, as revealed … Continue reading

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VANGELIS – Spiral

October 29, 2014

RCA 1977 / Esoteric 2013 Coiling and unfolding, twirling and blinding: a well-tempered dance into the great unknown. It was a logical progression from the grind of “Earth” to the emotional rift of and cosmic chill of , and it … Continue reading

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VANGELIS – Beaubourg

October 6, 2014

RCA 1978 / Esoteric 2013 Pictures of Paris as seen through synthetic oscillations of a singular mind. Abstract or not, Evangelos Papathanassiou has always been a master of melody, yet his dark streak started to loom large as early as … Continue reading

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VANGELIS – Albedo 0.39

August 19, 2014

RCA 1976 / Esoteric 2013 As above so below: shining back the light, Greek maestro explodes into space. Long before a piece from his was used as a theme for Carl Sagan’s “Cosmos” series, Vangelis had become interested in the … Continue reading

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VANGELIS – Journey To Ithaka

June 6, 2014

Gonzo 2013 One of the pop music era’s greatest composers maps his personal odyssey and leaves a lot of uncharted terra. Remaining an enigma while staying in public view is an art Vangelis Papathanassiou has mastered very well. Even the … Continue reading

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