Summer Nostos Festival

a playlist featuring the line-up of a festival I curated in Athens, Greece

  • # of Tracks: 18 songs

  • Length: 1 hour, 11 minutes

  • Themes:  work stuff ~ Athens, Greece ~ music festival ~ eclectic

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Here's the story: I helped curate the line-up of a bonkers arts festival in Greece. A few of the names are listed on the flyer above — and your mind will explode when you hear some of the names that didn’t make it. (Bongeziwe Mabandla, Kronos Quartet, a tribute Jóhann Jóhannsson by Theater of Voices and the contemporary ensemble ACME). It took place at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece between June 17-24, 2018. Admission for all shows was FREE.

This playlist featured music from many of the performers. By my count, we booked artists from five continents — most of whom express themselves in the kind of creole musical language which I most respect & enjoy: classical, alt-rock, folk, electronic music, jazz, whateva.

Many thanks to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Mily Paschali & Alexi Murodch for bringing this opportunity to my door. This was a mindblowing opportunity unlikely to be repeated in my lifetime. I hope did well by everyone involved!

The playlist includes songs such as…

Jóhann Jóhannsson: “Odi et Amo” (Theatre of Voices Version)

Bongeziwe Mabandla: “Ndokulandela”

Animal Collective: “Leaf House”