Monthly Archives: December 2013

Rebetika Part 3 – The soul of Rebetika

While I’ve always enjoyed Rebetika more than any other kind of Greek music, I didn’t form the visceral connection to the genre until I watched Costas Ferris’ film Rembetiko about a decade ago. If pressed, I would probably list it … Continue reading

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Snapshots of a crisis

Trying to describe what the financial crisis is like here is hard. There’s the obvious signs; the closed businesses, the slashed salaries and pensions, the unemployment, and the media and economists with their very disheartening estimations and future projections. But … Continue reading

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