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Σtella Interview

Stella Chronopoulou is an artist in every sense of the word. Known by her moniker Σtella, she operates between the mediums of music and visual arts, and even her sonic platform extends to singing, songwriting, producing and playing guitar. Her sound is a glistening array of pop, utterly dreamy and lavish. Having been continually praised by the media for the past few years now, Σtella’s second solo LP ‘Works For You’ is another perfect hitting of the target and further growth of someone who creates from the heart and soul.

ColoRising Interview with Σtella

Stella Chronopoulou is an artist in every sense of the word. Known by her moniker Σtella, she operates between the mediums of music and visual arts, and even her sonic platform extends to singing, songwriting, producing and playing guitar. Her sound is a glistening array of pop, utterly dreamy and lavish. Having been continually praised by the media for the past few years now, Σtella’s second solo LP ‘Works For You’ is another perfect hitting of the target and further growth of someone who creates from the heart and soul.

Listen to Baby Guru’s ‘Tell Me What You’re Made Of’

Athens’ band Baby Guru have announced the release of their new LP appropriately titled ‘IV’, the follow-up to their 2014 album ‘Marginalia’ and 2015 mini-album ‘Sunshine Special’. Out April 7th via Inner Ear Records, Baby Guru have also shared their latest single ‘Tell Me What You’re Made Of’. Constantly morphing and reshaping their sound, the track joyously sits between pop and indie as funk strums and a rubber band bass line are parts that helped to make this an infectious wonderland of sound. Below is a stream of the cut.

Stream S.W.I.M.’s Lifting Single ‘Stop & Remember’ Ft. Σtella

Comprised of Athens’ based musicians/composers Marilena Orfanou, Gina Dimakopoulou and Maria Hatzakou, S.W.I.M have been building their name creating various pieces for film including their debut single ‘Never Find It’, written for the movie ‘Chevalier’.

With a new 7″ single landing February 7th via Inner Ear Recordings, S.W.I.M. have joined forces with Greek singer and musician Σtella for the track ‘Stop & Remember’.

Σtella Brings Forth Her Lush Pop Song ‘Way To Go’

Athens-based Stella Chronopoulou aka Σtella continues to drop some of the finest synth-pop cuts around stemming back to the days with Fever Kids. Her 2015 self-titled LP was one of our top picks of that year, and now Σtella is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming LP ‘Works For You’, out in February. Linking up with Nteibint for the production of the forthcoming record, she has unveiled a new single titled ‘Way To Go’. Led by a subtle guitar riff, the song progresses to a chic and sultry pop beauty, something that Chronopoulou has built a firm reputation on. ‘Works For You’ will get released via Inner Ear Recordings. Check it out.

Sarah P. Drops Her Latest B-Day Mixtape

In celebration of her 27th birthday and the anniversary of her debut solo EP ‘Free’, which was released last year, Athens-raised, Berlin-based artist Sarah P. has released a new mixtape to coincide with the occasion. Released on Das Kraffuttermischwerk, the selection is definitely an eclectic ride of goodness.

Σtella Unveils Her Lush Single ‘I’ll Never Be’

Photography by Olga Gortsa Athens singer and musician Stella Chronopoulou aka Σtella has shared her new track ‘I’ll Never Be’. Taken from her forthcoming LP ‘Works For You’, landing February 2017 via Inner Ear Recordings, the cut is a silky array of pop that whilst signature to her sound of previous, is led by more of an indie additive with guitars firmly placed and synths only the back support. Another lush offering, we have a stream of ‘I’ll Never Be’ below. Read more […]

Sissi Rada Experiments with Multiple Musical Styles on ‘Pragma’

There are really only so many artists who can truly get away with genre blending and bending. Greek-born, Berlin-based singer Sissi Rada has truly found a sweet spot with not only simply merging multiple styles, but actually combining so many in one track with each remaining cohesive to the song structure. Whether stirring together electronica, jazz, post classical or even pop, Rada creates otherworldly sounds that are truly like no other.

Listen to Sundayman’s Cinematic and Haunting Track ‘Alive’

Athens producer Kyriakos Moustakas aka Sundayman has had his hand in the musical pot for a number of years now, releasing his 2009 album ‘Outerland’ and 2012’s ‘Retronome’, not to mention his work with Yellow Slots. With his third LP ‘Scene Missing’ out November 7th, Sundayman has shared his new track ‘Alive’, taken from the upcoming album. Somewhere between cinematic synth pop, 80s new wave and haunting electronica of today, Moustakas’s eerie vocals along with the creeping keys help to push this cut into an all-out apocalyptic soundscape of goodness. This is quite a treat. ‘Scene Missing’ will get released via Inner Ear. You can listen to ‘Alive’ down at the bottom.

Σtella Releases Her Latest Pop Track ‘Works For You’

Last year Athens singer and musician Stella Chronopoulou aka Σtella released her self-titled debut album, which was a kaleidoscope of synth-pop, glam, electro and more. Easily one of the top pop albums of 2015, Σtella has now dropped her new single ‘Works For You’. Driving with an up-step bass line and atmospheric keys, there is a perfect amount of breathing room within the production, allowing Σtella’s vocals to gracefully flow straight up the middle. She is definitely in her lane with this Read more […]