Watching the intense freestyle competitions, you’ll likely spot a guy whose skill on the ball clearly outshines the rest. His name is Obaida Assaf and he’s a 25-year-old professional footballer and refugee from Syria.
Athens is a city bound by its street culture. Its narrow laneways, pedestrianised promenades and busy thoroughfares give the impression of an endless wakefulness, a theatre of rhythms, rituals and encounters typical of daily life.
Open space, trees and Mt Olympus are the only things you see.
Dimitris is sitting in a corner in a small garage at the back of his house, which he turned into a studio. He is working with an airbrush on a cap when I walk in. You experience the good old northern hospitality of a middle class family and then you sit down to talk.
Athens based DJ and producer Giganta has developed her own unique style and with it a loyal following of music lovers looking for something different. In this mix for Lost Sounds, she takes us on a deep journey of mellowed out beats and rhymes.
Young Athenian DJ Dirt Form is being hailed around the city as one of the next big things on the techno scene. In this exclusive mix for Lost Sounds he on delivers a blistering set of dirty techno beats.
Shake off the winter blues with this funky, summer house mix by Chris Fotou that includes a blend of old school tunes and modern classics certain to have you dreaming about catching a ferry from Piraeus to one of the many beautiful islands in the Aegean.