Thursday, October 15, 2009

The Symi Podcast - Too Popular

If you've tried to download The Symi Podcast in recent days you'll be getting the message above from Jelleycast our podcast hosts. Or if you're a subscriber through ITunes, or any of the other Podcast directories, you'll get an error. The Symi Podcast has had a surge in downloads this month which has meant we've exceeded our bandwidth. This should be rectified in the next few days. Apologies for those of you that have been frustrated, and thanks for your patience!

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Beanie G Presents The Symi Podcast #10 - Beats & Breaks II

Back in May of this year, Beanie G was the first guest Dj to present The Symi Podcast. It rapidly became the most downloaded podcast to date. After several emails, Beanie agreed to do a second mix for The Symi Podcast. Carving up some old and new jazzstep breaks, this will either having you moving or chilling out. Many thanks to Beanie for this. Next cast will be yours truly, JordCuts. Been a while now thanks to our guests, but I'll do my best to finish of summer 2009 with some special cuts.


1. Keep On - Unknown Error
2. Day dreams - Donny Dubson & Andy Sim
3. Made It At Last - High Contrast
4. There For Me - In Context
5. Afraid Of Jazz (Lenzman Remix) - Madmen & Poets
6. Time - Command Strange
7. See It Thru (ft. Wildflower) - Aphrodite
8. Lost In This World - Netsky
9. Moonlight - Smote
10. Road (DnB Bootleg) - Ray Charles
11. I Can See (DnB Bootleg) Jazzanova ft. Ben Westbeech
12. Consumed - Bcee
13. Chicago - Shinobi

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Monday, August 17, 2009

Athan Presents The Symi Podcast #9 - Progressive Mix

This month, The Symi Podcast is a guest mix by the Athenian Dj Athan. I met Athan in May when he came to visit Symi. We talked about music and I mentioned I produced The Symi Podcast. Athan got his first Technics 1210s at the age of 15, and has been hooked on dance music and mixing ever since. DJing in several bars and clubs back home, I mentioned it would be great to feature one of his mixes for the podcast. He agreed, and so this months mix is a personal collection from him.

Athan has mixed some of his favourite new white labels for this podcast featuring tracks from Jozef Mihalik and Babak Shayan. This is not the last we'll be seeing of Athan. Thank you to him for a great mix. Passionate about Symi, passionate about his music maybe one day he'll play here in one of the clubs or bars.


1. Chinese Laundry (Sonny Wharton Remix) - Terry Grant
2. Waterfall (Den Rize Summer Breeze Mix)- Martin Everson & B Prime
3. Snake In The Grass - Babak Shayan feat. Strict Border
4. Famous When Dead (Milan Lieskovsky Remix) - Jozef Mihalik
5. We Are The Drink'N'Dial People (Norby's Mashup) - Empire Of The Sun Vs. Norman Doray & Albin Myers
6. Famous When Dead (Redanka Remix.) - Jozef Mihalik
7. Breaking All The Rules (D.O.N.S Remix) - Marco Petralia ft. Taleen Marie
8. Seasons - Babak Shayan
9. Without You - Babak Shayan feat. Alex Flatner
10. Day N' Night (Antonio Fernandez Get Down Edit) - Kid Cudi

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Saturday, July 25, 2009

Evangelos - Music From The Soul

Vangelis Vlahakis was born in Heraklion Crete in 1965. He began studying music when he was 15 years old studying the classical guitar with Nikos Froudarakis, in Heraklion, and later with Evangelos Assimakopoulos and Nikos Piperis, in Athens. In 1999 Vangelis was hit by an illness of the nerves called 'conduction block'. This left his left hand paralysed, so he could no longer play the guitar. For 3 years he couldn't even listen to music, knowing in his mind that he was once able to play.

Today, the passion for music and the ability to play has come back to Vangelis. Not only does he play the guitar, he also plays the piano, and harp. Why do I write about Vangelis in this blog? For me the main reason is the way he makes a bridge to all music. Vangelis does not only know the traditional Greek music we've all heard in tavernas and bars around Greece. This is a man that has studied the classics of Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Villa-Lobos etc. His true passion for music is probably no different from the rest of us. If it sounds nice, it's nice.

I know Vangelis not only because of his music, but also because he and his wife make excellent jewellery, and even have a shop in Elounda, Crete. We even have his jewellery in our shop here in Symi, and has proven to be very, very popular with people from all over the world.

Visit his MySpace page, grab a drink of your choice, and play the songs he's uploaded. Below are the links, and I strongly recommend you check him out. There is also a link below to the full interview of Vangelis by

Finally, I'll leave you with a quote from one of his friends:

-Do you play music ? I asked.
-No, but I love the souls of the ones that do

Vangelis Vlahakis Interview:
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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Symi Podcast - Something Different

Tom Fairnie lives with his wife in Edinburgh, Scotland. He's a folk singer/songwriter, and as well as performing solo, is also part of 'The Travelling Waverlies', who perform a mixture of poetry and song and who released their first cd 'Speaking In Tongues' to very good reviews. Apart from music, Tom also has a passion for Symi. So much so that he and his wife wrote a song called 'The Harbour At Symi', which he released on a mini album of the same name.

If you'd like to find out more about Tom, there is a link below. There are also links to purchasing or listening to some of his music, including 'The Harbour of Symi'. You can do so through his personal web site, or ITunes. Happy listening!

Tom Fairnie webpage:
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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Symi Podcast - Growing Popularity....and more links!

The Symi Podcast has become as popular as ever since the last guest mix by Beanie G! Other Dj's have stepped forward offering mixes, so we'll see what happens over the coming months! A big thank you for all your emails and private messages via Facebook. The Facebook Group incidentally has gown by a few more members, and more noticeably the European boss of a international clothing/leisure company has subscribed to the podcast, and sent very nice comments. Thank you also for all your suggestions. I will do my best! Also, one of the Symi beaches have requested the podcasts to play here, and have even made a request for a unique podcast mix. The feed stats are showing downloads from all over the world! Nice to know music can bring so many people together.

Not all of you use ITunes, and have requested other ways of downloading the podcast, or listening online. I've provided some more alternative routes to listening to the podcast below, as well as the normal link to ITunes. Next podcast is in production, and as ever will be different again!

Listen via methings:
Listen via my selected playlist:
Listen via
Listen via Lemonz Dream:
Listen via The Symi Podcast Feed:

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Monday, May 11, 2009

Beanie G Presents The Symi Podcast #8 - Beats & Breaks

This month, The Symi Podcast is a guest mix by the UK's up and coming Beanie G. Playing a personal collection of some of last years biggest bass lines! Many thanks to Beanie, as we think it's one of the best Symi Podcasts yet!If you like your beats and breaks, this one is for you.

Don't forget, The Symi Podcast is an enhanced podcast. What do this mean? Well, all tracks have links to the artists, where you can learn more, and hear more! Each track is also accompanied by pictures relating to each artist.


1. Cheap Intro - Zero T
2. Go 4 Yours (Feat Icicle & Steo) - Zero T
3. Dreams Come True - Bachelors Of Science feat. Saburuko
4. Danger Zone - Atlantic Connection
5. Streetlife (Feat. Takura) - Chase And Status
6. No Words - Logistics
7. Big Lights, Big City - Mutt
8. Hurt You - Chase And Status
9. As Long As It Takes - Seba
10. This Dark Matter - London Elektricity
11. Tan Stripes (Original Mix) - Syncopix
12. The Ice Dance - Bachelors Of Science
13. la Cinta - Utah Jazz
14. Depth Charge - Atlantic Connection

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Sunday, April 12, 2009

JordCuts Presents The Symi Podcast #7 - Deep Cuts Mix II

The second 'Deep Cuts Mix'. Soulful and Deep House mixed by JordCuts, on the Island of Symi, Greece. Familiar track I used last year, 'Wondrous by Danny Clark & Jay Benham. Was definitely my track for 2008, so decided to put it in the podcast again but with the excellent David Penn Mix. Hope you enjoy!

Next podcast is already in production, and will be completely different!

1. Set It Off (Ian Carey Mix) - Dennis Christopher
2. Wondrous (David Penn Mix) - Danny Clark & Jay Benham
3. Hasown (Original Mix) - Francis Preve
4. Trans Am - Paul Keeley
5. Longing For Lullabies - (Shapeshifters Vocal Mix) - Kleerup Ft Titiyo
6. Can't Get Enough (Henrik B Remix) - Soulsearcher
7. Codename Crimson (Soliquid Remix) - Solarity
8. Music is Life (Original Mix) - Javier Penna
9. Funk Master - Gaby Dershin
10.Gloom (Original Mix) - Lodos

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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Audio Sunshine Podcast

As a follow up to the launch party of the Audio Sunshine show on RTE Pulse, the shows are now available as a podcast. Recommended listening for those of you with style and grace!

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Sunday, March 8, 2009

Learn to Speak Greek - Podcast

Language Addicts have created a great podcast for learning Greek. Each podcast is only around 2-3 minutes long, so they are only bite size chunks you can work on each week. The podcast is in 3 parts....'Familiarise', 'Recognise', and 'Memorise'. Click the link below to subscribe in ITunes.

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Saturday, February 28, 2009

The Audio Sunshine Show Launch Party

Symi music enthusiasts will remember the Audio Sunshine show being the first streaming radio programme to the island at the Kantirimi Bar. This Sunday (March 1st) sees the return of the Audio Sunshine show on its new fancy home on RTE Pulse from 6pm - 8pm GMT (8pm - 10pm local time).

Every week King Tee will be bringing you the best bits from an eclectic selection of musical styles, plus guest mixes, label profiles and interviews and much more. So, show your support for a DJ that has always supported new (and old) music in Symi and Greece!

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Oh!.....and The Symi Podcast #7 is in production!

Friday, February 27, 2009

E Radio Greece

E-Radio is the number 1 online destination for everyone from common users and greek music enthusiastis to professionals of the radio industry, streaming media services and digital media market.

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Monday, February 16, 2009

JordCuts Presents The Symi Podcast #6

JordCuts Presents The Symi Podcast #6 - Deep House Mix. January 2009. Some priceless tunes for you lovely people.

1. Galaxia (Antillas Club Mix) - Antillas vs Glm
2. Dreaming (Mango Mix) - Marcooz
3. Rhythm (DONS & DBN Remix) - Alchemic Strom vs. Microsillon
4. Majuro (Original Mix) - Sébastien Léger
5. Jupiter Calling - (Original Mix) - Thomas Schwartz
6. Love In Stereo (Jerome Isma-Ae Remix) - Liquid Soul
7. Distant Bar (Gutterstylz Dub Mix) - Astrid Suryanto
8. Everybody (Interplay Remix) - Dov & CastleRock
9. Speak (Original Mix) - Ee-Sma
10.Left Alone (Dub_mix) - Hibernate
11.The Nighttrain Feat. Kadoc (John Dahlbäck Remix) - D.O.N.S. And DBN

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