Vlastur

Vlastur

Vlastur started his journey into music as a bass player.
Back in the mid-80's, he was a founding member of the Cohash Funk, an underground funky group.
In 1998 alongside Frequency Freak, fellow Cohash funk guitarist and Spiris, a dubby drummer, 
formed "Apeuthias Syndesi" now known as Direct Connection, a dub experimental laboratory.

They released "Dub Infection" in 2007 at Candy Flip Records.

Even though he started as a bassist in Direct Connection, he is the main sound engineer of DC.
In the meanwhile he was also working as a session musician with various artists and bands.
Between 2004 and 2007 he teamed up with Palyrria, an ethnic-electronica band.

With them in 2005 he recorded "Methexy" (Protasis Records) and played in many of their gigs.
"InterAxion Dub" (EqNation-2009) is the first fully length work of Vlastur.

influenced by all his beloved sounds from Dub to Dubstep trough Psy, Ambient, Drum n' Bass and Traditional Mediterranean sounds !
Vlastur Live is the live version of his project. Consisting previously of a drummer, Spyro K, but
nowadays with the help of two active members of it, Dark Elf (Synths/FXs and Machines) and Frequency Freak (Guitar, Synths).

He participated as a bass player in the super band "Novelty Engine" with the artists Ajja, Cedric "Congo" Myton , R.ZEE Jackson , Steve Hillage (System 7), Miquette Giraudy (System 7), Dick Trevor, Ott and Dymons on August of 2015 at OZORA Festival in Hungary as well as next year edition in 2016, while his own band, Vlastur Full Band, rocked the Dragon's Nest Stage.

Except those artists Vlastur has co-operated with others such as Gaudi, Bombay Dub Orchestra,
Irina Mikhailova, Etnica, Tengri, Jef Stott and more.

Vlastur believes that the sound evolves constantly while the vibe remains the same, from Rock n' Roll
to Punk and from Dub to Psy.

 

Genre : Downtempo / Country : Greece

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