My Greek passport is less European than I thought.
“Greek anger over Schengen checks at German airports. Athens has lodged a demarche with Berlin over increased checks on Greek travelers at German airports that contravene procedures stipulated in the Schengen Agreement”. – source ekathimerini.com YES! With a delay… I emailed the Greek Embassy in Berlin regarding the extensive passport control a while ago. It happened to me and not just one time. Greeks are on the long list of the ones treated like second, third class citizens. Anger is […]
#MeToo has now stopped trending. What’s next?
Tarana Burke, an activist from Harlem, started #MeToo ten years ago to help and support women of colour who had survived sexual abuse. Last week though, and after you probably read somewhere about the many Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment and assault victims with the scarily similar stories, the actress Alyssa Milano brought #MeToo to the foreground, amplifying the velocity of the movement. All social media platforms got flooded with horrible memories, as well as support notes addressed to those who’ve […]
A “LoveStory” that’s different – new video & more!
Dear everyone, I’m really happy to share with you the video for my new single “LoveStory” out of my solo debut LP Who Am I. The video is directed by award-winning director Eftychia Iosifidou and I’m co-starring next to my cousin Clio Arvaniti. Clio and I grew up together. Despite us being only one year apart, I always looked up to her, seeing her as my big sister. Both of us being only children, our relationship was the closest thing […]
A Summer Prince, Athens, The Sea & My Teenage Dreams
Hi everyone, I hope you’re doing great. I’m writing you from Athens where I’ve been for the last month. Today I’m sharing with you a very special video for “Summer Prince” from my recently released debut album Who Am I. It’s very candid, like the song itself – very spontaneous, summery and Greek, if you please. It’s filmed in Marathon and features me… basically, being me. I hope that you’ll enjoy watching/listening it and I wish for all of you […]
FAQ: My Debut Album WHO AM I
Photo by Fotini Chora Hi everyone, I hope my words find you well, somewhere safe and lovely. Today WHO AM I was released and I’m beyond excited. It’s quite different from what you’ve heard from me so far, however, it’s still electronic and weird. I keep my awkward in tact. I’ve been asked lately by several people about my writing process & my label EraseRestart. Today, I thought of sharing with you some behind the scenes – where did […]
“Who Am I”, the title song of my LP is out now!
Hi everyone, I hope you’re well. Today I’m sharing “Who Am I” with you – the title song of my upcoming album that will come out in May. Those familiar with my work probably know that there’s always a story behind my music, lyrics, and visuals. I want to guide you through the song and the video. So, here we go. The song I wrote the first version of “Who Am I” four years ago. It was an instrumental with […]
My “Berlin During Winter” playlist
Hi everyone, I hope y’all doing great. The sun seems to be coming out – the winter is almost over. It was a tough winter with so many things to process. Core values are at stake, people’s lives are at stake and this is a reality that we face – a dance that we must dance. But fear not – I know first hand that many artists out there are writing songs for you and I and all the people […]
Sunny & summery: Berlin During Winter remixed by Holly
Hi everyone, I hope you’re all doing great, despite the cold and the American depression. It’s pretty much a month since I shared with you the first track of my upcoming record Who Am I. I’m really thankful for all the spins and the lovely notes you sent me. I’m really grateful to all of you and genuinely amazed by your support and feedback. Today, I’m writing to share with you a piece of sunshine. Holly, a very talented young […]
Poem: Today Put On Your Nice Clothes
Hi everyone, Today is a day that nerves are tested. America’s decision affect the rest of the world. However, as the Obamas leave and the Trumps move in, we shall remain calm and keep our heads up. So I invite you all to put on your nice clothes. Today we will observe. But from tomorrow and on, we must react. Not in an angry way, not in fear – but with pride. So put on your nice clothes, wear your […]
New Song: Berlin During Winter
I’m really excited to share with you my new song “Berlin During Winter”, out of my upcoming full-length album Who Am I (out on May 12, 2017). Hi everyone, I’m excited to share with you the first piece of my upcoming album. It’s called “Berlin During Winter”. Although it’s chosen as your introductory song to Who Am I, it’s actually the closing track of the record. Genre-wise, if I have to put it in a box, I’d say it’s electro […]