Thaneco

Friday, January 20, 2017

Thaneco & Steve Hillman - Empyreal (2017)




The new and long awaited album "Empyreal", by Thaneco and Steve Hillman, is finally available for purchase.

Thaneco (Thanos Oikonomopoulos or Ekonomopoulos) was born in Patras, Greece, in November 1975. Composer of electronic music with several different influences from the electronica of the 70s and 80s (berlin school, krautrock, downtempo).
During 1994-1998 Thaneco studied music composition and piano performance in Moravian College, Pennsylvania (U.S.A) and got the Bachelor of music.
In 2001 he released his first solo album "Psychic Images"
In 2003 he released the album "Incubation" with his band "the flow"
His later work can be described as vintage-psychedelic electronica with influences from Rudiger Lorenz, Cluster, Vangelis, John Carpenter and other.
He is also a passionate vintage synthesizer collector and a modular synthesizer enthusiast.

Empyreal has Berlin-school electronic music, ambient, and progressive rock music blended beautifully. Instruments used: Moog mimimoog model D, Moog Sub37, Mellotron, Prophet 5, Nord Lead 5, Eurorack modular synthesiser and many many more.

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