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Introduction to Greek Original Soundtracks

GOST is the latest music compilation curated by Yannis Veslemes and released on “Into the Light Records”, a Greek music label ran by Ilias Pitsios. This compilation is an achievement of both Illias and Yannis Veslemes\' common..
Justas Jelisejevas

19 Neo-Kraut Tracks You Need To Hear. Pt. III

The time has come for the third and the last part of our series of the 19 Neo-kraut Songs You Need To Hear dedicated to uncovering the ongoing impact of the krautrock sound tradition and we hope it was as much of a delight to you ..
Gabriele Sadzeviciute

Urban Fungus is Prague’s Best-kept Secret

“Keeping it low profile” is probably the mantra of Petr Danda, the person behind Urban Fungus — a music and sound curating project from Prague that serves a rather fine blend of psychedelic rock and 60s inspired beat music, ..
Martin Ludvik

Lena Willikens: Cryptic Corner Series

Right in the middle of melancholic Lithuanian autumn Opium Club surprises us with an announcement of a new resident DJ they are going to host. As our eyes flash with excitement we learn that Lena Willikens is going to be a regular..
Justas Jelisejevas, Ilona Dzengeleviciute

Nachtdigital 2019, Golden Hours And Last Goodbye

This will have been my first and last experience of Nachtdigital. Of course, I knew about the festival for a few years, thanks to my friend and colleague Thomas, expressing so well the beauty of it all. However, I was far from ima..
Christophe Mauberque

Who Is Hiding Behind Jean-Luc?

Four psychosomatic weirdos - as Low Bat would say - just released an EP called “Jean-Luc”. Who is Jean-Luc? That moody yet dreamy punk standing near the bar in Berlin’s arkaoda? Those, who were following Knekelhuis lately, h..
Ugne Matuleviciute

Parallel Cityscapes By Alfavilnius 2019

Alfavilnius strikes again one more year. Known as a festival of parallel Vilnius, it depicts the meaning and the purpose surprisingly well and counts its third stepping into the field of city’s events you s..
Ilona Dzengeleviciute

New Split EP by Gil. Barte and LostSoundBytes

Discos Del Quebranto, a sub-label by Brokntoys will be dropping a 5 track split EP by Gil.Barte and LostSoundBytes on 18th February.  A hypno-industrial release is divided into two parts featuring two strong and authentic charact..
Justas Jelisejevas

In Search of Lost Records With Nosedrip

Nosedrip should be remarked, in a tone tinged with gratitude - he is one of the best diggers around, returning loads of extraordinary discoveries back to our world. We are thrilled by the hidden treasures this Belgian shares on NT..
Kotryna Briedyte

Calypso’s Favourite Picks Of 2018

We spent the last 10 prolific months growing our independent media platform and sharing with you the highlights of the underground music scene we\'re all in. We\'ve listened to what you\'ve listened and you\'ve listened to what we..
Ilona Dzengeleviciute

Three Decades Of Frak Music

Already introduced on Calypso Sessions, this time Frak comes back to us with a short chat about the different angles of creativity that a project has experienced trough many years of activity. Frak, a band of three men - Johan, Ja..
Justas Jelisejevas

Fused Electronic Obscurities Of Khidja

Roman duet, Andrei Rusu and Florentin Tudor, were inspired by a record of a legendary band Mandrill - they found it during their school years and that’s how Khidja was born. Now this name always lights up every party\'s line up..
Kotryna Briedyte

Cologne’s Neues Fleisch lands in Vilnius

We are talking to Lukas Echterhoff, the founder of dance music event series Neues Fleisch. Only one year old, Neues Fleisch started it\'s journey back in the woods of Cologne with a spontaneous outdoor party that blasted the loc..
Justas Jelisejevas

Official Season Opening: OTTO

September is a good start for a fresh clubbing season in Vilnius when everyone is ready to show off their secret weapons for the upcoming year. This time Kablys + Club made a pleasant surprise by hosting OTTO as the leading artis..
Justas Jelisejevas

The Storm [Neubau]. Heap, MR TC and Lo Kindre Speak

Florian Stöffelbauer aka Heap, the machine man behind Viennese label Neubau and sublabel Wiener Brut as well as online record store Discus Throwers, speaks with me today about the latest EP called The Storm, released on Neubau..
Ilona Dzengeleviciute

The Winning Formula Of Dekmantel Festival 2018

Dekmantel festival comes with a reputation like only a few others out there. Bringing together artists, representing labels and offering a weekender not only full of fantastic sound-system but also well-curated stages and impeccab..
Ilona Dzengeleviciute

Supynes 2018: Rejuvenated, Modern And Responsible

The synthesis of poetic pulse of nature and modern culture of nowadays. Fundamental musical projects and eclectics pushing the boundaries of their genres. Spaces, dedicated for both audiovisual art experiments and highly relevant ..
Calypso Magazine

Discotheque With Hugo Capablanca

The one who likes music but is also focused on visual arts. Being successful while doing what he loves. Not taking himself too seriously. Hugo Capablanca runs a label and knows how to link DJ’ing with conceptual art and how to ..
Kotryna Briedyte

Counting Down to Strange Sounds From Beyond 2018

The charm of Strange Sounds From Beyond is undeniable. It is an intimate and mysterious affair that cropped up for the first time two years ago in Amsterdam\'s industrial NDSM docklands, with each edition consisting of a painstaki..
Alex Rigby

Miniature Complex Of Dane//Close

The upcoming weekend is planned to be spent under the black rainbow, so let us introduce here the guest of already traditional Juoduomene night in Opium club - the resident of Sameheads and a fellow man to a highly regarded Power ..
Kotryna Briedyte

Adapting To Odopt

This Friday is already marked in red by Born Free and Discos Capablanca family member Odopt. While Grisha Nelyubin and Ivan Maslov are preparing for their first appearance in Opium club, we have a significant chance to discover th..
Kotryna Briedyte

Corpus – A Body Of Work By Borusiade

In connection to an event series called House Purgatorio in Riga\'s club ONE ONE and their venture of booking the somewhat mysterious artist Borusiade to their second instalment this year we had the chance to throw three random qu..
Janis Lipsans

Lending Ears To Krautrock Legend FaUSt

Speaking of faUSt, it is described as probably the most mythical group. As Faust solidarity concert in Vilnius is drawing closer, we can’t hold our excitement to see their performance, which will be accompanied by Arklio Gal..
Kotryna Briedyte

Marko, The Solver of Musicians’ Design Problems

While graphic artist Marko Vuleta-Djukanov makes his Serbian clients happy, music scene also flourishes due to his playful and fruity graphics across whole Europe. Sacha Mambo, Interstellar Funk, Smala series, Vladimir Ivkovic are..
Ilona Dzengeleviciute

Vilnius Greets Vladimir Ivkovic

Born in Belgrade and having later moved to Germany, a long time DJ, having started his music journeys back at his father’s cafe during nights, and now a man behind obscure Offen Music label, when it kicked off once having bought..
Ilona Dzengeleviciute