Kristi Stassinopoulou

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fRoots December 2012 issue

Giving Greece a chance (fRoots, Nov-Dec 2012) 22/10/2013


Sometimes the old is fresher than the self-consiously new. “We were one of the very first bands that dared include a traditional song in their album to not have stones thrown at us for this”. Kristi Stassinopoulou and Stathis Kalyviotis, No 1 for months on the World Music Charts Europe with their new Riverboat album […]

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Greekadelia - Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis

ελculture.gr 22/05/2013


“I do feel that with our albums and with our live concerts out there, we are opening a window of communication and respect for our country.” Restless artists Kristi Stassinopoulou and Stathis Kalyviotis have been shaking up the world music landscape for quite some time now and every new album is a revelation. This time […]

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Greekadelia - Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis

LIRA Mag, Sweden 01/12/2012


First of all, could you tell me about how you first started to work together musically and how you came to develop the sound you have on Greekadelia?

STATHIS: We have to go back in…1989 …

KRISTI: In that legendary rock club called AN in the area of Exarhia in Athens…

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Greekadelia - Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis

Greekadelia – freegan kolektiva 11/10/2012


After a successful release, the minimalist folk duo discusses about travelling & storytelling, the Greek crisis, Greekadelia and the evolution of Greek folk music in an exciting, exclusive interview with Freegan Kolektiva…

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Greekadelia - Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis

Greekadelia: No.1 in World Music Charts Europe, August & September 2012 03/09/2012


Riverboat Records’ album Greekadelia has topped the European World Music Charts for August AND September, an impressive two months in a row!

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Traveller’s Tales (fRoots, Aug/Sep 07) 01/08/2007


Kristi Stassinopoulou’s journeys with Stathis Kalyviotis and their band provided great inspiration for music and overcoming tragedy. Elisavet Sotiriadou hears the latest from one of Greece’s most original artists.

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WORLD 1, Barcelona, Spain 01/12/2005


Interview in English

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UNI magazine, Czech Republic 08/05/2004


Interview to Pettr Doruzka Your “Secrets of the Rocks ” booklet is really very secretive. You mention places like R…, G.., and E., For the foreign travellers to Greece, could you explain what these places mean to you? And are there still some deserted islands in Aegean or Ionian seas? Kristi- In my first album, […]

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BATONGA!, Barcelona, Spain 01/09/2003


Interview in English

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Kristi Stassinopoulou - fRoots feature - March 2003

Kristi’s Secrets (fRoots, March 2003) 01/03/2003


Greek singer Kristi Stassinopoulou’s experiments at the roots produced a groundbreaking album which shot to No. 1 on the World Music Charts Europe. So Ian Anderson was amazed to hear that she hadn’t wanted it released. It’s around two o’clock in the small hours of Saturday morning in the centre of Athens, and the skies […]

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