Newly posted video of Vangelis in 1974!

Amazing stuff, and, I shit you not, it involves flying carpets!


R.I.P. Demis Roussos

Though he went on to much wider celebrity as a wildly popular solo act, Demis Roussos holds a spot importance to me is as singer and bassist of the Greek Prog group, Aphrodite’s Child, where he, and soon to be legendary composer Vangelis Papathanassiou, crafted beautiful arrangements that alternated between heavy, outrageous pomp (in the best way that only prog groups can) and subtle balladry. Enjoy some prime era Aphrodite’s Child clips (who knew they had so many?!).

Their crowning glory, the sprawling 2LP set, 666, to which a youtuber was kind enough to put lyrics. “We got the system, to fuck the system!”