Graffiti - Artemis and B Apr 24, 2008 22:55:11 GMT 4
Post by URSMAG on Apr 24, 2008 22:55:11 GMT 4
ARTEMIS/EFTHIMIS - BIO
1992. Athens is the city - Greece (Hellas) is the motherland! Artemis, Efthimis and dj Alx form a band, named Terror-X-Crew (TXC). They get the greek audience systematically in touch with the hip hop culture (mcing, b-boying, graffiti, djing). The TXC graffiti crew will become the start up for numerous such crews all over the country. Tenths of smashing live performances follow.
in these gigs that most of today well known Greek mcs will get to make their first steps. The oldschoolers might remember the late night, open mic, freestyle sessions at the closing. The band also has its strong connections with the core of extreme sports, such as bmx-riding, skateboarding and snowboarding. 1995. Terror-X-Crew
(EP, Studio II Records) on cd and vinyl. This record will establish the band as country
most authentic hip-hop representative. 1997. (LP, FM Records) on cd and vinyl. TXCs first album goes gold. Hard, revolutionary, now considered cla*sic and such is their first video, Not your typical GreekMi Fobasai (cd-single) and video. Contains a melodic track with a sample from Pavlos Sidiropoulos and the voice from the famous Greek singer Demetra Galani.
Hip-Hop Hooligan (video). Live at Rodon with the cross-over metal/rap band DOG EAT DOG. 1999. E Geusi Tou Menous (cd-single, 2 version video). Storming, up-tempo, electro-bigbeat with rough, innovating lyrics. E Geusi Tou Menous (LP). Another gold album. Live at Rockwave Festival with THE PRODIGY. 2000. kombosta(video). Methodos Tou Prokrouste(video). 2001.Xipnios Mesa Sta Oneira Kapion Allon (cd-single) & video. Essete Emar (LP). Political, experimental, spiritual with aspects from the Greek folk music, in collaboration with Petros Tambouris.The cd also contains Pythagoreonthe first rap song in ancient Greek language. TXC most interesting cd, by far and at the same time, the Terror X Crew supernova. (video). Voted as No 1 European for the French TV5. 2002. TXC split. Artemis and Efthimis form A/E 2004. Opos Prota (cd-single) and video. Egiresthe Agomen Entefthen (LP). Fresh, with a dancing mood, but at the same time political.Dj Smartie is on the music production! Dika Mas Paidia 2006. Etsi Einai Giati Etsi Paei& (cd-single, Lyra) & video. New members added (full band) and new style (nu metal/electro/rap). Live at Urban Athens Fest with BUSTA RHYMES. Live at &Athens Arena with JAY Z. 2007. Live at Hellenic World& with ORISHAS. Live at Kingdom club with SNOOP DOGGY DOG. Release of their new LP \\\'\\\'o dialehtos tis arnisis ki o akrivogios tis pistis\\\'\\\' (HEAVEN Music).