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SOTIRES


Sotires pressDescription

An experimental pop project, with Greek lyrics, which is the result of the collaboration of Fotis Siotas and Lefteris Moumtzis. Their music flirts with Greek tradition, psychedelic rock, african beats, punk, and more, creating a sound that is totally their own.


History

In the spring of 2014 Greek violinist and vocalist Fotis Siotas and Lefteris Moumtzis started working on an album slated for release in the summer of 2016. This will be the first album that will feature Fotis Siotas on vocals and violin and the band will be called Sotires. Siotas is best known for his work with Greek songwriters Thanassis Papakonstantinou and Sokratis Malamas, as well as Alkinoos Ioannides, but also for his instrumental duet Sancho 003 with Kostas Pantelis, with which he released two albums: ‘We buy Gold’ (Quetempo, 2010) and ‘Muzga’ (Inner Ear, 2012). He has contributed strings to more than 150 records in Greece and has been a member of bands including Giannis Aggelakas kai oi Episkeptes, Oi anases ton lykon and Manolis Famellos kai oi Podilates.


Band

The band consists of Fotis Siotas on vocals and violin , Lefteris Moumtzis on electric bass and vocals, Kostas Pantelis on electric guitar and Vasilis Bacharidis on drums.